The Top 4 Uses Of Wool

Wool is usually associated with winter, mainly because of its heaviness and heat retaining properties. However, in recent times, softer, more lightweight kinds of wool have become increasingly popular for the warmer months. There are many advantages to using wool as a textile, and it can be versatile if you treat it properly. It is also easy to dye and weave, and so can be turned into a multitude of different products. If you are a fan of wool, here are its top four uses in everyday life.


Blankets are essential for any cold winter, and sometimes might just make all the difference. Most blankets are made with wool, and there are many kinds of thicknesses available, so you can have one on hand for different temperatures and climates. Blankets also come in a variety of patterns and colours, so you can even choose a set to match your décor if you are so inclined.

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Downy Timeless Celebrates A Mother’s Love And Devotion

Downy Timeless Celebrates A Mother's Love And Devotion

There is no perfect time to introduce Downy Timeless, a new addition to Downy Parfum Collection, than last Mother’s Day.

According to Deirdre de Padua, P&G Communications Manager, “Downy Timeless represents a scent meant to evoke the sincerity and simplicity of unwavering, genuine love..a classic scent that mirrors how a mother’s love never goes out of style..”

Downy Timeless combines the playful notes of citrus fruits that hark back to memories of youth; the feminine scent of flowers reminiscent of femininity; and is mixed with a trace of musk and sandalwood, to evoke stability and calmness.

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Ykaie Loves Being A McDonald’s Kiddie Crew 2015

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Ykaie Loves Being A McDonald's Kiddie Crew 2015

Ykaie and I are avid fans of McDonald’s. She loves Chicken McNuggets and I am loyal to my number one favorite since I was 12 — the Big Mac. When I was still single and younger, and I drop by McDonalds for a quick meal during the Summer, I often see kids greet me at the door and help assemble my order. I find it too cute and at that time, I made a mental note to enroll my would-be child at the time to this program.

Fast forward to 2013, I enrolled 5 year old Ykaie to the McDonald’s Kiddie Crew Workshop and she loved every single day. She wanted to do it again last year (2014) but I wasn’t able to enroll her. I guess it was because she took swimming lessons and I was a bit busy with our house construction.

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Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid

Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid

It’s not a secret that I love cooking and with cooking comes a sink full of dirty dishes, pots, pans, glasses, spoons..– oh I’m sure you get the picture. I feel that I am always stuck with washing the dishes and I hate it. No. Hate is such a strong word. I just don’t like washing the dishes very much.

Want to know the reason why? It dries up my hands big time. My skin tends to peel and it gets rough. Putting lotion after washing the dishes just doesn’t cut it because I’m gonna do the same chore after a few hours. That is why I am always on the lookout for dishwashing liquid that is tough on oil and grease but also gentle on my hands. I’ve tried the leading brands and  yes, they do what they promise — but they are no so easy on the budget.

Another thing I look out for is a dishwashing liquid that is easier on your conscience and has the fewest worrisome ingredients.

That’s where Bubble Man Dishwashing Liquid comes in.

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Three things to Know before Buying Gold for the First Time

With the price of gold at historical highs and many investment advisors talking about the importance of owning gold, more people than ever have wanted to start buying gold themselves. You may be one of these people, but like them, you too want to know how to get started buying gold. Although there are several ways to begin buying gold, some of them are better than others, especially for a beginning gold investor.

Buying gold as a futures contract
There are several ways to buy gold. One way is to buy gold as a futures contract on the commodity exchange. You are buying the option to purchase a certain amount of gold in the future. This type of investment can be volatile, and you can easily lose money. The other problem is that it is only a temporary purchase of gold, because these contracts are only for a few months.

Buying collectible gold coins
Gold coins that are rare can be a great investment. The down side to this is you need to be more than a gold investor, but also a coin collector. Collectible gold coins have a certain minimum value because of their gold content. There is also an additional value on top of the gold content that is based upon how collectible it is. The value can go up and down, so it is necessary to understand gold coin collecting to make sure you are getting a good deal on a coin purchase.

Buying gold bullion
Bullion refers to gold coins or bars that are specifically made to keep as an investment. They are not collectible, but are purchased only as a tangible asset. There is little if any haggling over price, because dealers buy and sell bullion at market prices, taking only a small transaction fee for their service. This is the easiest and best way to buy gold for a novice. In fact, many experienced gold investors buy and sell most of their gold in this fashion.

If you decide to buy gold, it is only a matter of looking for a gold dealer to do business with. There are several dealers online to buy from, but for the first time buyer, it is best to buy from a dealer with a physical store. You can ask questions at the dealer’s store, if you have any. One example of this type of store can be found at the Houston Numismatic Exchange. You can learn here about current prices.

Pepero White Chocolate

Pepero White Chocolate

We have been great fans of Pepero cookies ever since we have first encountered them. We usually buy them in single-serving boxes when we see them at the supermarket.

If you’re not familiar with Pepero, they are cookie sticks dipped in chocolate or flavored chocolate and manufactured  by Lotte.

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