Crystals – Black Tourmaline Protection Stone

Tourmaline is a unique crystalline form, sometimes opaque and other times translucent. You may be familiar with the many colors of tourmaline; blue, green, pink and black. Black tourmaline is also known as Schorl. Known as the stone of protection, it will dissipate, reflect and help you dissolve the negative energy around you. It will also absorb any negative energy […]

Mushroom Substrate Nutrients Are Important For the Growth of Mushrooms

Mushroom Substrate Nutrients For mushrooms growing in a mushroom bed, a substrate is used to provide the fungi with everything they need to grow and reproduce. Commercial mushroom substrate comes from many different sources, including composts, natural fibers such as grass clippings, alfalfa hay, and straw, and other products that can be found in local supermarkets or suppliers. A good […]

Timeline for Foreclosure: All 50 States

The first thing most homeowners and real estate investors facing foreclosure want to know is, “What is the timeline for foreclosure?” In other words: “how long does it take?” The answer is that the foreclosure process and timeline vary from state to state. This article provides the information and resources you will need to learn about the foreclosure laws, procedures, […]

Fantasy Football in the 1980s

I started playing Fantasy Football in 1987. I started 23 years ago when I was 10. The landscape has changed dramatically since then. It all started when my father had the opportunity to join a dynasty league. Two teams had not renewed and there was going to be a draft to divide their players. My dad, my older brother Ben, […]

5 happiness apps to help with anxiety

The Partridge family sang, “Come on, be happy.” But it’s easier said than done right now amid the coronavirus pandemic. Isolation and fear can make us struggle with our mental health. On top of that, stay-at-home requests can make it difficult to get help in more traditional ways. But thanks to technology, apps are available to bring help with anxiety […]

Hemorrhoids – They are a pain in the butt!

What are hemorrhoids and what do I have to do to ease the discomfort? They are also known as piles and are caused by too much pressure on the anal veins which can result in external or internal hemorrhoids. Internal hemorrhoids do not have any visible lumps outside the anal area. While external hemorrhoids may be the easiest to see, […]

History of gift baskets

Although we might think of gift baskets as a modern way of giving gifts, gift baskets actually have quite a long legacy. Across the years and cultures, there are several fascinating stories of gift baskets that have been given away throughout history. Probably one of the first accounts of a gift that comes in a basket is the basket of […]