Unique Wheelbarrows For Special Purposes + Creative Uses For The Everyday Garden Wheelbarrow

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Guaranteed, there's been one in your life at some point in time. You may have sworn at it once or twice as you lost your balance and dumped your load at the worst possible moment, but nonetheless, that trusty 'ol wheelbarrow has been the mainstay of many household projects.Since there are always inventors who are looking to build a better mousetrap, the wheelbarrow has been improved upon in many ways. There are many variations of wheelbarrows these days.They're not just for construction … [Read more...]

What Are The Hottest Yard Sale Items? What Sells Best?

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First, I'll share with you what I, personally, have experienced in terms of what sells and what doesn't at yard sales.Then, we'll see how my list compares with what "the experts" say.  Who Buys What? I've found that guys tend to gravitate toward tools, movies, sports stuff, CDs & DVDs, office equipment, computer stuff, and yard items.Some of the more unusual things that ladies will scoop up are: unused (or slightly used) health & beauty products, crafty stuff, kids … [Read more...]

Do You Know What The Top 10 Bathroom Upgrades Are?

According to The Family Handyman (February 2006), the top upgrades and remodeling projects for bathrooms are:1. Whirlpool tubs. "Water-jet" tubs ($800 to $8,000) provide a more powerful water stream. "Air-jet" tubs ($1,200 to $20,000) massage by blasting air through tiny holes. When it comes to whirlpool tubs, some people prefer the tingle of air massage; others find it too gentle. Air-jet tubs are often louder and incoming air cools the water faster.Did you know?... When you look at prices … [Read more...]

My Favorite Home & Organization Magazines

Do you subscribe to any magazines? We haven't for years (since I ended my sub to Creating Keepsakes scrapbooking mag about 4 years ago). But, after visiting Jim's family over Christmas and flipping through the pages of my mother-in-law's Better Homes & Gardens and Country Living magazines, I became excited to start "reading" again. … [Read more...]