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Bar Biting

Bar Biting – My Solution to this Unhealthy Hamster Habit

If you own a hamster that lives in a metal cage, the issue of bar biting or bar chewing of …

Yes4All Wall Mounted Olympic Barbell Rack

A Yes4All Wall Mounted Barbell Rack will help Organize your Home Gym

Anyone who has their own home gym and is into weight lifting at all, probably has a few Olympic bars …

Prevue 528 Small Animal Cage Review

Prevue 528 Small Animal Cage Review

If you happen to own a small animal, at one point you had to buy a cage. It took me …

How I rescued my Syrian hamster from inside the wall

How I Rescued my Hamster from Inside the Wall

If you are a hamster owner, or simply a pet owner, you feel a responsibility to your pet since they …

FISUP Dumbbell Rack Stand Unboxing and Assembly

FISUP Dumbbell Rack Unboxing and Assembly

If you work out at home or have a workout area in your shed like I do, you may have …

York Barbell Pro Series 204 Barbell Support

York Barbell Pro Series 204 Support Review

If you’ve ever thought about creating your own workout area at home and want to either squat or bench press, …

DIY/Home and Garden

How to Insulate Shed Doors – A Tutorial

Recently I purchased a small Rinnai propane heater to use in my shed that I use for working out with …

DIY Under Deck Water Diversion Project

When we bought our Octagon house over 3 years ago in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, we knew at …

GripRite Insulation Knife – A Review

I recently completed a project where I completely insulated the inside of my shed. The difference in how it retains …

A Practical Roof Cleaning Solution for an Ugly Roof

This blog is geared toward practical solutions, and I certainly have one, a roof cleaning solution, for you with this …

How to Insulate Shed Walls

How to Insulate Shed Walls

A little over a year ago, I purchased a Rinnai EX08CTP Propane Heater for my 12’ X 20’ shed. I …

Insulate a Shed Ceiling

How to Insulate a Shed Ceiling

As I wrote in this article on insulating my shed walls, a little over a year ago I purchased a …

Health Related

Girl with Weight

Don't Join that Gym Just Yet! Read this First

I consider myself a gym rat.  I’ve been working out regularly since forever and during that time I’ve been a …

Prostate Cancer

Awaiting Prostate Cancer Surgery

This is part 2 in a series of articles dealing with prostate cancer and my first-hand experiences with receiving the …

Recovering from Septoplasty Surgery

This is Part 3 in a series of articles dealing with septoplasty surgery and my first-hand experience with preparing for …

The Benefits of Going Alcohol Free for 30 Days

I used to consider myself a regular drinker. Currently I am 61 years old and typically would have at least …

Running at Gym

So You Joined a Gym? Now Read This!

If you’ve just joined a gym you may be asking yourself “OK, I joined a gym now what?” You might …

Hiking Safety Tips

5 Hiking Safety Tips

Hiking is a tremendous activity to do either by yourself, or with your family. Everyone should be aware of hiking safety …