THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: How To Help Your Loved One With Alzheimer’s Stay Safe In The Home

 Guest Post by Paul Denikin: Paul enjoys working on DIY home repair projects. He is passionate about sharing his experiences working on DIY projects through dadknowsdiy.com to benefit people with special needs children. Photo via Pixabay by Julim6 Alzheimer’s disease affects different people in different ways, and while it can eventually cause the person it affects ...

A Grumpy Hobbit: I need a little advice – MIG Welding

In my tiny home project I am coming up against designs that need special fitting and design.  Buying off the self is very expensive and doesn’t always fit my design perfectly, so I have to modify my design to fit the prefab crap you can buy.  Solution, make the stuff myself.  Problem, need to weld.So ...

A Grumpy Hobbit: I need a little advice – MIG Welding

In my tiny home project I am coming up against designs that need special fitting and design.  Buying off the self is very expensive and doesn’t always fit my design perfectly, so I have to modify my design to fit the prefab crap you can buy.  Solution, make the stuff myself.  Problem, need to weld.So ...

A Grumpy Hobbit: I need a little advice – MIG Welding

In my tiny home project I am coming up against designs that need special fitting and design.  Buying off the self is very expensive and doesn’t always fit my design perfectly, so I have to modify my design to fit the prefab crap you can buy.  Solution, make the stuff myself.  Problem, need to weld.So ...

Things Are Good: Build Your Own Wind Turbine

Off the gird living just got a little easier thanks to inventor Daniel Connell who has put instructions on how to build a wind turbine for $30 online. It’s not the most efficient and powerful generator out there but anybody with basic knowledge of drills can build it. Creating something that can deliver a few ...

centre of the universe: The Guider’s Guide to Guides or, Sock DIY Tutorial

Another thing the Internets have taught me about how to come up with ideas is that readers of blogs fully enjoy being told what to do. Which is to say, their favourite thing in the whole world is DIY sites. That means “Do It Yourself”. It could also stand for “Ducks In Yorkton“, “Dildos Instead, ...

Boreal Citizen: Ten NEWER Favourites

For the first blog post of the new year, I decided to keep things upbeat. Last year’s Favourites post was a big hit for some reason…maybe because we’re all secretly annoyed by Oprah. (Seriously, don’t give me the “happiness from within” speech on every show and then lavish your hysterical audience with mountains of your ...

Boreal Citizen: The Long-eared Approach to Local, Humanely Raised Meat

Success in keeping a happy flock of laying hens invariably leads to more than just an abundance of eggs…it can lead to overconfidence. We have a tendency to say, “Well, this is working out nicely. What’s next?” The joke among poultry enthusiasts is that chickens are a “gateway animal”—mail order a dozen yellow chicks and, ...

Politics Canada: Create your own attack ad on Harper

In this day and age media and communication tools are available to almost anyone who wants them.  I am suggesting that there are many Canadians out there who can create an effective attack ad on Harper and the Conservatives.  There is a veritable bonanza of material available for anyone to use.  Because the attack ads ...