I grew up in a musical home, and a very musical age. The 1960’s and 70’s were some of the most creative times in this century I feel. I was lucky enough to be brought up in a musical world of several generations.
My house was full of Big band and Broadway Musicals as wells as the Beatles and Rolling Stones. My mother played the piano and sang. My brother was also played guitar in a local rock group. Music was an everyday occurrence in my home. At a very young age I wanted to learn music. I guess you could say it was in my genes. Continue reading
So what is the deal with countertops these days? I am in the process remodeling my kitchen and there are so many options to choose from.
There are natural stones like granite and marble. There are engineered stone like quartz and there are completely man made solid surface counters like Corian.
Why We Like Engineered Stones
As you can see our current sink and countertop need to be replaced.
We are leaning towards engineered stones. We prefer the look of natural granite but we are concerned about the maintenance involved. We know we have a habit of letting those sorts of things fall by the wayside.
That’s why we are leaning towards quartz. You don’t have to seal it every 12 to 18 months but it has all of the other benefits that granite offers.
Quartz countertops cost nearly exactly the same as granite does. We are looking at an option now from Silestone that will cost us $109 per square of installed counter.
It’s a wonderful white with flecks of blue and grey that will really compliment the countery style decor of the kitchen. Continue reading
Well a couple years back I decided to get into juicing. I wanted to eat and drink healthier and figured I would try it out. I shopped around at the different stores. I looked at several different models of juicers. I really knew nothing about them and they was all expensive too. So I decided to try a big closeout store. I found two nice looking omega masticating juicers there so I bought one as they were cheaper there.
Then I went and bought all kinds of stuff to try. I got Oranges, apples, tomatoes, carrots, and such. After I got home I figured I would try it. I was excited and so was my family. I unboxed it and washed it really good. Then I put it together and started juicing. Continue reading