Monday, January 21, 2008

I Luv When U Call Me...

Sweet Music

Call your lover on the phone and play their favorite love song. Time it in such a way that they would be in bed at that time. (For example, either late at night or early in the morning)
You've hit the jackpot if you both start to hum along or sing!

Houseplants To The Rescue

Clearing the Air-
If you've renovated your home lately, think about hanging spider plants in the rooms where new wood products -- like plywood -- were used.
The easy-to-grow plant, technically known as Chlorophytum elatum or green spider plant, is capable of significantly reducing formaldehyde in the atmosphere.
Formaldehyde, a stiffening agent commonly used in wood products, also is considered a major contaminant. On a warm day or when the heat has been on overnight, the concentration of formaldehyde at floor level can be twice the concentration as in the rest of the house, Bodanis says.
Tests sponsored by NASA show that the spider plant and other common houseplants -- including several kinds of philodendron, golden pothos, aloe vera and Chinese evergreen -- also can reduce concentrations of benzene and carbon monoxide by more than half in a 24-hour period.

The Apple Helps The Potatoe

Prolonging Potatoes
To keep potatoes from budding, place an apple in the bag with the potatoes. I hate when I have only had my potatoes for a short while and they start to bud and wrinkle up. I have found, that this is a neat inexpensive trick, for longer perservation.

B 4 Hitting The Road (pt 3)

Tool Box Set To Have

The Right Tools Your emergency kit should also contain a few tools that may help when your car breaks down on the road. Don't leave your car at the side of the road for the night - many roadside fixes can be done with a screwdriver or pair of pliers. Your set of tools should include flathead and Phillips' screwdrivers, pliers, an adjustable wrench, a small ratchet and socket set, WD-40, wire and wire-cutters. Even though the repair may be beyond your mechanical ability, a Good Samaritan may stop to help you and he may need the tools to help fix your vehicle.