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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

Generator Oil Change | Generac RS5500

I became intimately familiar with my Generac RS5500 generator last week. You see, where I live which is in the …

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 …

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 …

Firewood Log Rack

Unboxing and Assembling the Regal Flame 8’ Firewood Log Rack

I love firewood! It can be hardwood that I use in my fireplace inside my house or it can be …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Prostate Cancer – Dealing with the Diagnosis

This is part 1 in a series of articles dealing with prostate cancer and my first-hand experiences with receiving the …

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 …

Lagunitas Hop – A Refreshing Alcohol-Free Hoppy Option

I recently took the 30 Day Alcohol-Free Challenge that I wrote about in this particular article. James Swanwick is the …

Robotic Prostatectomy

Robotic Prostatectomy Surgery Day

This is part 4 in a series of articles dealing with prostate cancer and my first-hand experiences with receiving the …

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