I’m pretty sure I have mentioned my odd and slightly bizarre liking for absolutely random facts here on my blog before, but in case I haven’t, now you know. I’ve always enjoyed reading up on and hearing spontaneous truths pertaining to all sorts of subject matter, and I like to consider it both an educational … More Are you familiar with these random facts?
For about six months now, I’ve been having some rather significant pain in my left knee. I hurt this same knee playing rugby several years ago, and while it’s been good in terms of not bothering me too terribly, I may or may not have been rather intoxicated at a wedding of good friends of … More Not sure what a Baker’s Cyst is? Read this
There is a probable chance that some of you will read the title of this post and, understandably, chuckle. To be entirely honest, I would likely have the same reaction if I wasn’t aware that candle maintenance even exists. I watched a video via Instagram not that long ago which featured a woman blowing my … More How well do you know your candle maintenance?
I would wager that just about all of us, at one point or another, have experienced a situation we have been left out from. Whether it be a conversation, an event, an activity or something else, feeling left out, and further acknowledging when we have been left out from something is a shitty comprehension, and … More Being mindful of inclusivity
I am a coffee addict. I have been since I was a teenager, and while I have significantly reduced my coffee consumption in a given day (going from about eight cups to four), I still am often reminded that I drink too much coffee. In response to people advising me to drink less coffee, I … More Here’s why caffeinated beverages might be good for your health
Procrastination is something I would consider to be comparable to the concept of being silent yet deadly. Procrastination isn’t necessarily something that is always visible, and it can be hidden without too much effort; the deadly aspect of it remains the same, however, and over time, procrastination can prove to be a disastrous force in … More Are you a procrastinator? If so, read this
I had a conversation with a friend not too long ago regarding gift-giving and gift-receiving. She and I agreed that we both prefer giving gifts to receiving them in terms of the act enabling us to feel happiness, and I’ve chatted with quite a few folks who feel the same way. I think it’s quite … More Yes, giving back really does make you feel good
I recently started watching the series Vikings once again. I think this is my fourth time rewatching the series, and as mundane as that may sound, I find the show to be bloody brilliant, and I’m pretty sure I could watch it on repeat for the remainder of my life without growing tired of it. … More Read this to learn about Norse mythology
For anyone who read the title of this post and thought to themselves, ‘What in the hell is colloidal silver?’, don’t fret. I wouldn’t think colloidal silver is something the majority of us are familiar with. “A colloid is a mixture of two substances. One part of the blend is split into tiny pieces and … More Should you be using colloidal silver?
Believe it or not, meatloaf is something I have learned to appreciate within the past few years of my life. When I was younger, I absolutely despised it, and the thought of a giant loaf of meat wasn’t one that overly enticed me. I think part of the issue was that I hadn’t sampled any … More Read this to learn how to make the best homemade meatloaf
Anyone who knows me relatively well is fully aware of the fact that I consume a lot of bananas on a daily basis. I often get asked if the reason I eat as many as I do is a result of my love for the taste of them, but I can assure you it isn’t. … More Here’s why you should eat more bananas
If you ask me, one simply cannot use too much garlic. It just isn’t possible. My love for garlic arguably stems from my Hungarian background, but I’m pretty sure I would love garlic even if I wasn’t Hungarian. Garlic is used in a multitude of Hungarian dishes and recipes, but also in a lot of … More Read this to find out just how good garlic is for you
Cleaning is something just about all of us do on a regular or semi-regular basis, though despite its popularity and, to a point, necessity, cleaning is something most of us don’t particularly enjoy. Personally, I really don’t mind cleaning as it is a form of physical work that tends to be rewarding, and I almost … More Take a look at these cleaning hacks that will, in fact, make all the difference
Lymes disease, for anyone who knows anything about it, isn’t a condition I would wish on anyone. In simple terms, it absolutely fucking sucks, speaking from experience. And, allow me to add that I believe I have a milder version of the disease than some, and it still positively kicked the living shit out of … More Making progress in treating Lymes disease
Life hacks are one of those things that I tend to gravitate towards in the context of reading whenever I see an article about them. I’ve collected a handful of life hacks over the years that have truly made a tremendous difference in the realm of whatever the hack is for, and I’m not exactly … More Read these life hacks to free up a lot of extra time for yourself
Batteries, as most of us are aware, aren’t necessarily the best thing for our planet. They’re incredibly useful, and, often times, a must, but with the demand for these puppies comes scrutiny for properly disposing them, among other environmental concerns. As it turns out, though, there has been tremendous advancements in the context of developing … More Fuelling batteries with … sugar?
Chronic illnesses are a real bitch. There isn’t much sense in sugar-coating the matter, because that would be a disservice to anyone who, like myself, lives with chronic illness(es); they’re frustrating, discouraging, and relentless, and they aren’t something I would wish on anyone. Chronic illness as a topic is a rather vast one, and by … More The reality of living with a chronic illness
As promised, the following information will be a continuation of yesterday’s blog post detailing different types of pasta and their best uses. In my previous post, referencing jessicagavin.com, I listed a variety of long pasta types, so for today’s post, we shall be looking at short pasta types. “Campanelle: Campanelle pasta is one of the … More How well do you know your pasta? (part two)
Typically, terms such as poisonous and life-saving don’t coincide with one another. If anything, these terms are anatomical, and normally speaking, we wouldn’t think of poison as being something that could save a life rather than take one. That being said, an article by Good News Network caught my eye as it discusses a specific … More Could this poisonous caterpillar save a life?
Anyone who has experienced the inability to fall asleep can attest to how insanely frustrating it is. You are tired, mentally and physically, though despite your fatigue, as soon as your head hits the pillow, your thoughts begin racing and you can’t seem to muster any tranquility in order to get some much needed shut … More Can’t sleep? Read this
Grey hair is something that a lot of us tremendously fear. I believe the phobia of going grey stems from a fear of aging, and perhaps even ageism itself, however it’s a bit ridiculous how fearful so many of us are of seeing our hair turn grey considering just about all of us will experience … More Can grey hair be reversed?
Yesterday’s post seemed to go over quite well with you, my lovely readers, and because of this, and also because I said I would continue the topic for today’s post, I’ve got plenty more small lifestyle changes that produce big wins to share with all of you, courtesy of lifehack.org. Check out the rest. 21. … More … and here are even more attainable life changes to become healthier
Lymes disease is a condition that, upon hearing it aloud, a lot of us cringe, wince and show hesitancy towards, arguably because a lot of us are aware of how debilitating this disease can be. For anyone unaware of what Lymes disease is, it is carried by certain ticks (blacklegged/deer ticks) and is transferred from … More How much do you know about Lymes disease?
Apple cider vinegar is, in a way, a sort of nutritional powerhouse. The benefits and advantages of consuming this stuff are significant, and while the tase of apple cider vinegar may not be the most enticing thing, I’d say the pros outweigh the cons in this specific equation. For anyone unaware of just how many … More Here’s why you should be drinking apple cider vinegar
Air conditioning is one of those things that goes under appreciated until it stops working, or ceases to exist. My parents opted to have central air conditioning installed in our home a few years ago now, and prior to having central air in our house, we relied on window units. They worked okay, but nothing … More Move over, AC; cooling roofs are here
Ahhhh, myths. They’re something just about all of us have fallen vicim to at some point or another, and it seems as though there is an endless quantity of these things floating around. Myths can be confusing. Sometimes we believe them to be true when in reality they’re false, and vice versa. I was reading … More Here are some common, but debunked, myths
As promised, here are more rather nifty and ingenious gardening hacks, brought to you by an article via The Good News Network. “5. Get rid of pests with orange peels: You love your plants, but so do the bugs in your house. What to do? Simply place orange peels around your greens, says @ghibligreenhouse. “6. Make … More Here are some more efficient gardening hacks
Weeds are an inevitable component of climate here in Ontario in the warmer months, and arguably everywhere else in the globe, unless you’re very privileged and live somewhere where weeds cease to exist. If so, please let me know where it is you live. For the rest of us, however, that aren’t so lucky, weeds … More Check out these eco-friendly weed killers
Allow me to clarify right off the bat; when I say the Vikings, I’m referring to the ones that actually walked our planet. Not the ones depicted in the television series titled Vikings, but the show is pretty damn great and I highly recommend it. The series is what has piqued my interest in these … More Read this to learn about the Vikings
Leonardo DiCaprio is a highly respected figure in Hollywood. He is a phenomenal actor, and I have yet to see a performance by him in which he is anything but spectacular. In addition to blessing our screens over the years, this guy is also a huge advocate for environmental and animal conservation. He always has … More Praise to Leonardo DiCaprio for helping the environment yet again