Do-It-Yourself Motorhomes or RVs

26 Mar

Do-It-Yourself Motorhomes or RVs

Did you know converting your very own vehicles with little cost can be possible with stripping down your old or current vehicles and renovating them to a motor home or recreational vehicle? For so many people, buying a new recreational vehicle is a dream come true because the price tags hat go with each kind of RV is just way too high, high enough to make you fall flat in the face out of disappointment.

Buying A New Recreational Vehicle: Is It Worth It?

Imagine spending around $70,000 to $125,000 for either a purely motor home or a mixture of a small trailer with a truck to do the pulling. Of course, buying a second-hand RV is not a wise thing to do as there are the unknown possibilities of breakdowns which is a No-No for RV travelers. Picture how it will be like to be traveling to an unfamiliar place only for your RV to break down. That would be the most disappointing thing a recreational vehicle can ever do to a traveler.

Also, there is the subject of fuel savings. It will be more economical to do a recreational vehicle yourself where you can dictate what kind of fuel you can use. Like some people who have already started using biodiesel or vegetable oil on their recreational vehicles, not just to save on money or costs on gasoline, but most especially to help protect he environment.

Converting Your Current Vehicle To An RV You Want

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25 Mar

A Little Unknown Secret About Organic Gardening

The greatest little secret about Organic Gardening is that it’s no different than regular gardening. You heard right! There just ain’t any difference, well only a slight difference. The fact is you still need to plan your garden and then work the plan, regardless of whether you are planting a regular garden or doing it the organic way. The information in this article, kindly supplied by one of the leading landscape gardeners in Aberdeen, Barmekin Groundcare will show you a few of the similarities and differences between the two.

It’s important for you to understand that a proper plan is necessary to have a successful garden. When you talk with “veteran gardeners” one of the first things they will tell you is “too plan your garden.” As an example of a planned garden, the first step of a planned garden would be the location of the garden and the size. The second step would be determing the type of garden; trees, vegetable, flowers, fruit, bushes or a mixture of all of the above.

Once the above decisions have been made a determination should be made as to the spacing of the rows and which plants or veggies are compatible with each other. The importance of this step can’t be stressed enough, nor is it any less important in either regular gardening or in organic gardening.

The reason for this is some plants require more nutrients, sunshine or even more water to help them flourish. Failure to have compatible plants … Read the rest

16 Mar

How To Clean Diecast Model Cars

In this article, I will be covering how to clean scale diecast model cars. These are the methods that I’ve been using for several years now, and I’ve found them to be very successful. You’ve just got to put in some time & effort and you have to be a detailed person so, without further ado, these are the supplies that I will be using but, of course, its worth noting that the supplies are different for every car;

  • a toothpick to get into the small nooks and crannies.
  • a standard margarine container with water in it – that’s just regular water. I prefer warm water because it comes off the paint a lot easier and there’s less chance of you scratching the car.
  • a specialist cleaner (only use these under certain circumstances). I would never ever wash the car with this stuff, so do not get this mixed up with the water. That could be very, very bad so only use this if there’s a a factory defect, a little dark mark on the paint it will take that off for example, but definitely be very careful because in most cases it will damage plastic.
  • Car wax. That’s right the same stuff you use on your real car – I prefer Turtle Wax Carnuba Car wax that I use on my own car, and it also works on models to get off that manufacturing film that you get on some cars especially some of the higher end ones
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17 Oct

Healthy Seafood Salad Recipes

Many of us are all too aware that we must improve our diet and become healthy eaters. Seafood Salad recipes can be a part of that commitment. Not only do they promise low calories, low fat, and lots of vitamins, but they are very tasty too. These dishes can impress at a dinner party or there are quick versions for a healthy lunch or snack. Quality ingredients are what counts, and that means fresh fish and salad, preferably bought the same day as preparation. Canned fish can also be used or ready made salads, if time is short.

Salad does not have to be boring! Add squid rings, mussels and prawns to lettuce, chopped red onion, and chopped tomatoes, topped off with a tangy sauce. The sauce contains oyster sauce, olive oil, brown sugar, sweet chili sauce, and the juice of a lime. Recipes for Seafood Salad can be Thai style with Thai fish sauce, cucumber, celery, spring onions, and lettuce. The fish can be a combination of squid, prawns and monkfish, spiced up with lemon grass, ginger, garlic, coriander, and lime.

The great thing about the fruits of the sea is that there is something for everyone and lots of different ways of presenting it. Nothing beats going down to the local fish market early in the morning to get the best of the catch. Shrimps, calamari, mussels, and octopus are the ingredients to go with cherry tomatoes, celery, green beans, peppers, the juice of an orange, the juice … Read the rest

Reasons You Need To Watch your Fat Intake

There’s a lot of debate over fat. Good fats, bad fats, how much fat you should consume. And there’s a myriad of foods that proudly display Fat Free on the label. People eat these thinking they are a better solution. The thing is, if you went on a completely fat free diet and did not consume any fats at all, your health would take a nosedive and you would be severely malnourished. The problem is not fats, it’s the type of fats you consume. The amount of fat you consume also has repercussions. However, if you’re eating healthy fats, chances are you’ll feel more satisfied and stay full longer and not overeat.

Too often, when people look at food labels, they look at the amount of fat as a whole and never bother to break it down into whether it’s good fats or bad fats. Nuts contain a lot of fat, as do avocados, but those are good fats. Your body needs good fats. Good fats help keep cholesterol from building up and keeps your heart healthy.

You should avoid trans fats and saturated fats as much as you possibly can.

There are two main types of fat: saturated and unsaturated. Under those two main types there are other types. The good fats are the unsaturated ones. Under those are the polyunsaturated and the monounstaturated. When these are eaten in moderation, they can help lower cholesterol, reduce the risk of heart disease, and keep your body healthy. These include Read the rest

Teeth Whitening Systems – Are They Effective?

Have you ever noticed how one company will come out with an idea or concept and soon the market is flooded with similar products or services? I cannot believe how quickly so many companies can follow on the footsteps of a product. Many times similar products are being worked on simultaneously it is just that one company will get there product to the market place faster. The thing that amazes me is that the same or similar product in a generic form is usually on the shelves within six months.

There are many examples of products that are available by more than one manufacturer. One of the latest crazes is all the different teeth whitening system products that are on the market. It was not long ago when the only teeth whitening system available was through your dentist. The dental procedure was not even very common, it was reserved for the rich and famous. Today you can buy a teeth whitening system in the grocery store, in the health and beauty aids section. It is important to check with your dentist before trying some of the more advanced or deluxe systems to make sure that the dental work that you have will not be altered by some of the chemicals that are in these products.

There are some products that seem to work better than others. It seems like whenever a new type of product like this saturates the market people start looking for the cheapest one. There are times … Read the rest