Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Bedroom Design

Bedroom Design
 bedroom should be one of the most relaxing areas in our homes
This is the place where you relax after a hard days work

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Bathroom designs Video and bictures

Bathroom designs Video and bicture
Bathrooms warmth and comfort
Bathrooms are those warm and private rooms in your house where you can go to take a soothing shower or luxurious bubble bath and let go of all the day's stresses.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Video Storage food Video

 Storage food  
Storage Strategies
Storage of  food supplies and how long they remain in non-expired
  Store water

You may store water in thoroughly washed plastic, glass, fiberglass or enamel-lined metal containers. Never use a container that has held toxic substances because tiny amounts may remain in the container's pores. Sound plastic containers, such as soft drink bottles, are best.

What about buying bottled water?
Another method for storing water is to simply purchase bottled water and leave the seals intact.  Remember to rotate stored water every six months or as date-stamped on the bottles.

 Tips about storing food

  1. Keep food in a dry, cool spot * a dark area if possible
  2. Keep food covered at all times.
  3. Open food boxes or cans carefully so that you can close them tightly after each use.
  4. Wrap cookies and crackers in plastic bags, and keep them in tight containers.
  5. Empty opened packages of sugar, dried fruits, and nuts into screw-top jars or air-tight cans to protect them from pests.
  6. Take into account your family's unique needs and tastes
  7. Use foods before they go bad, and replace them with fresh supplies, dated with ink or marker. Place new items at the back of the storage area and older ones in front.

    If you'd like to know if that hidden-away bag of beans is past its prime, check out Real Simple's Surprising Expiration Dates guide.

Freezer Fundamentals

  1. Make the freezer your pantry's best friend by using these tips simple. You'll learn how to wrap,  store, and thaw your way to great-tasting frozen food.
  2.  Freeze and tenderize. Freeze marinated meats in a resealable plastic bag, then defrost in the refrigerator overnight. The meat will soak up the marinade as it thaws. This is great for tough cuts, which will tenderize in the freezer as well.

How Long Will It Keep?

Here's  guide to how long you can store a variety of foods in the freezer and maintain quality.
Bacon, raw = 1 month
Sausage, raw = 1-2 months
Ham, fully cooked = 1-2 months
Luncheon meats, unopened = 1-2 months
Cooked meats, casseroles = 2-3 months
Cooked soups/stews = 2-3 months
Ground beef, veal, lamb, pork = 3-4 months
Chops = 4- 6 months
Roasts = 4-12 months
Steaks = 6-12 months
Ground chicken, turkey = 3-4 months
Cooked, plain = 4 months
Cooked poultry, casseroles = 4-6 months
Cooked, covered with broth, gravy = 6 months
Chicken or turkey, pieces = 9 months
Chicken or turkey, whole = 12 months
Fish and Shellfish
Fish, fatty = 2-3 months
Live clams, crab, lobster, mussels, oysters = 2-3 months
Shellfish, cooked = 3 months
Shrimp, scallops, shucked clams, mussels, oysters = 3-6 months
Fish, cooked = 4-6 months
Fish, lean = 6 months
Yogurt = 1-2 months
Ice Cream = 2 months
Buttermilk = 3 months
Milk = 3 months
Cream, half-and-half = 4 months
Cheese, hard, unopened = 6 months
Cheese, soft, unopened = 6 months
Butter = 6-9 months
 Fruit and Vegetables
Vegetables, purchased frozen = 8 months
Juices, unopened = 8-12 months
Fruit juice concentrates = 12 months
Vegetables, home-frozen = 10 months
Breads and Desserts
Pie, baked =1-2 months
Cake, angel food, chiffon, sponge = 2 months
Cheesecake = 2-3 months
Quick bread, baked = 2-3 months
Yeast bread and rolls = 3-6 months
Cake, yellow or pound = 6 months
Cookies, baked = 8-12 months

Safety Tips for Storing Leftovers

Keep stored cold foods below 40°F and stored hot foods above 140°F.
Foods may be kept in the fridge to 2-3 days before spoiling. (Be aware that food in a lower-powered dorm fridge might spoil faster.)
Label all leftover food, making sure to indicate the date it was stored.
Do not leave uneaten food out of the fridge for more than 2 hours.
Never reheat leftover food more than once.
Frozen leftovers will freeze/thaw faster if you put them in a smaller container
Do not reheat leftover food in a slow-cooker since gradual heating causes bacterial growth.
Practice common sense: If food is discolored, moldy, or smells like your unwashed laundry, don’t eat it.

Where to Store the Food

An ideal place to store food is a dry, cool and dark area. Light, humidity and heat will all damage or at least shorten the life of your food supply. Cellars have been effectively used for the storing of food for hundreds or even thousands of years, and still work very well today. In the absence of an underground cellar, utilize a closet or pantry where you can approximate the above ideal conditions.
Food Storage
•Stick to using new, plastic containers designed for storing food. They should not allow in any light and should have lids that seal to make the container airtight. Pick containers that have sizes and shapes that easily stack so that you can fully utilize whatever space you have available. Every time you open a container of food and expose it to air, you are decreasing its shelf life, so it is best to store items in a few smaller containers rather than one large one. Label the containers clearly to avoid having to open them to figure out what is inside.
Helpful Hints
•Adding some dried bay leaves to your food containers discourages bugs from taking over your food. You can also stop pests from damaging your supply by freezing the food at below zero degrees for a couple of days before storing. Keep your food supply up to date by using any items that are nearing the end of their shelf life and replacing them with fresh stock

Make sure you have a manual can opener and disposable utensils. And don't forget nonperishable foods for your pets.

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Grocery list Get Free Grocery Coupons Every Time You ShopVideo

Grocery list Get Free Grocery Coupons Every Time You ShopVideo list

Save time grocery shopping

Let your lists help you remember 

and organize what you need, so you can save time grocery shopping

SMART Grocery Shopping

Coupon Binder How to Divide Coupons coupon organization

 Coupon Binder  divide  coupons .. coupon organization
coupon organization

The coupon binder makes it easy to find

 coupons and makes it easy to stay organized
You can pull your expired coupons quickly

Place the coupons that expire soonest at the front of each category section so that you can use them before they expire if possible, and so that you can easily remove expired coupons each week

How to Divide Coupons
  1. Misc
  2. Canned
  3. Baking Items/ Seasoning
  4. Bread
  5. Snacks
  6. Meat
  7. Dairy
  8. Drinks
  9. Frozen Foods
  10. Cleaners
  11. Toiletries
  12. Paper
  13. The Kid
  14. Cereals
  15. Yogurt 
  16. Soup 
  17. Frozen Foods
  18. Dessert
  19. HBA ( Health and Beauty Aid)
  20. Makeup
  21. Cleaning
  22. Zipock/ Tools
  23. Box Foods

Where do I get coupons?

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Organize and clean your garden Video

Organize and clean your garden Video
Gardening is one of the most enjoyable and relaxing activities around.

Organization is key to a garden shed. You should be able to find what you need when you need it. However, organization is only as good as the person doing the organizing. If you or others do not put things back in their places, you probably will not be able to find it later.

Clean up the yard around your shed.

First off, it's time to clean any dead vegetation away from around your shed. Neatly trim the lawn around the base of your shed. If you have your shed raised to keep it off the ground and from getting wet, also pull the weeds beneath the shed.

Spring is a good time to add a little landscaping around the shed. Planting some bulbs around the shed will add some Spring colour. For colour in the Summer consider some large pots planted with bedding plants or use some hanging baskets. Planting climbing plants such as a vine will soften the lines of a shed
Inspect and repair the outside of the shed
Check the shed walls and the foundation for anything that needs to be repaired, and give your shed a fresh coat of paint to perk it up for the new season.
 4 ـ Focal Points All gardens need a focal point. small garden needs only one, and larger gardens may need several.  A focal point draws the eye to a special feature or planting and helps give the rest of the garden a more orderly look. . Focal points can be as simple as one spectacular plant or planting among the others, or a feature such as a gazing globe, a water pond or a piece of sculpture or statuary.  ferent areas.  On a patio, for example, a grouping of different sized pots can serve as a focal point, with one large pot being the center of attention. Tall plants grouped in a mass and surrounded by shorter plants can create a focal point in a garden bed, as can a contrast in color or plant type. Ornamental features such as large rocks, a pedestal, a statue or a gazing ball are natural focal points.  . A quick and easy feature to add to a bed is a bird bath or a bird feeder.   An arbor trellis planted with climbing plants such as morning glories or thunbergia can be an eye catching focal point for an entire garden. 
5 ـ Color Coordination   A coordinated color scheme can really pull a garden together  and refresh one that may have
 gone stale. 
Use a combination of three or four colors to create a color theme.. Match the colors in your dishes or your placemats if you eat outdoors. . Red, white and blue make your garden patriotic. Pink, white and green is cool and refreshing.  Yellow, blue and white is a bright summery combination.  You can break the scheme every now and then when you have a great plant that doesn't fit the "rules," and then it becomes the exception that points out what your theme is.  
you need to protect tools and garden equipment from rain, rust and exposure to other elements is only one of the reasons why so many individuals are now choosing to build a storage shed. With a shed and a garden tool organizer you also have a simple means to add neatness to your outdoor living area.
you should purchase a garden tool organizer to help you add definition and a tidy structure to the interior space.  A garden tool organizer can be just the product that you need to restore order to a haphazard collection of essential items that you use on a regular basis. This will provide a place for each item and make it easy to find exactly what you need without any fuss and bother. You can even purchase an organizer that has wheels and a handle so you can move the entire unit in and out of the storage shed when necessary. The lightweight, ergonomic design of top garden organization products means that it is a simple task to wheel them around the yard to exactly the spot where you are working. Then when you are finished with your gardening duties you just push it back into its normal position in your storage shed. Some gardeners find it helpful to paint the handle of each tool in a different color to more easily grab it when needed. Then there are several way you can organize your garden tools. You can hang the larger items, like chainsaws, hoes, shovels, lawnmowers, edgers, and leaf blowers, on the wall of your garage or tool shed, thus eliminating the possibility of running over the tools or accidentally stepping on them and injuring yourself. Some people choose to invest in a tool shed, others store their items in their garage or other existing building on their property. In either case, examining and prioritizing your needs is beneficial and will make the process of organizing your tools less stressful. The most suitable garden shed for your garden environment will depend greatly on what its use will be and the climate you are building it. Wooden sheds tend to fare better in drier climates whereas a metal shed will fare better in wetter climates provided it is coated for protection against rust. The decisions that will be made will rest solely on the person responsible, but the use and the climate are the two major considerations when making that decision.

Monday, December 20, 2010

How To Organize your new baby's room.. a Baby Nursery Video & Photos

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How To Organize a Baby Nursery 
This list offers some excellent tips for organizing your new baby's room

Here are the easy steps
Step one
Buy only what you need 
 Buy baby furniture because he or she will need them.   The lesser items in the room, the lesser the mess  
Use the Bare Necessities for Baby Furniture 

The necessities are

 a cribـ 

changing table

changing tableـ
Whether placing these items in the drawers or using baskets on a changing table you should include: diapers, wipes, diaper rash ointment, Vaseline, cotton balls, burp clothes and baby lotion or powder.  A small toy helps to entertain baby while being changed

baby swingـ

 quality lightingـ

and a dresser or armoire for clothing items

or a nursery closet organizer

 How to Install a Closet Shelves 
 a garbage bin
and the kid rocking chair
Investing in a quality glider or rocking chair helps to ensure comfort and ample opportunities for snuggling in the wee hours of the night.  . If nursing, an ottoman offers a place to put your feet up and get comfortable alleviating extra strain on your back.  When purchasing your crib sheets it is a good idea to have one or two extra sets to use when laundering the other or when baby spits-up
Roller Storage Bins 
Buy a roller storage bin to place items used by your baby every day.  They include the powder, lotion, diaper, cotton, and wipes among others.. Therefore, it is easy for you to grab these items because they are placed in one spot
Shelving helps to display special keepsakes, organizes books and picture frames. . A music box, CD or tape player helps to soothe baby to sleep.  . The newest versions attach right to the side of the crib and are operated by remote control so as to not wake baby 
Simplify the nursery by putting away items you don't need right away.
 For instance, if you have baby clothing that will not fit until the baby is six months old, put these away in plastic storage containers until you need them   
Do not allow furniture, toys, and others to take up most of the space in the room. . You should have room for you and your baby to move easily. 
Crib Placement  
Organize where the baby will sleep so that the crib is not in direct sunlight or drafts. The crib should be near an outlet so you can plug up items if needed. For example, you might need to plug up a night light to illuminate the crib area during nightly feedings without turning on the main light.  Also, you might want to plug up a lamp or a CD player to play soothing music for the baby  
Place the crib as close to the exit door as possible so you won't have to tiptoe across the entire room after getting the baby to sleep Step two 
Color considerations
Choose a light color that will be soothing for the baby 
 It used to be that little girl's rooms were pink and little boy's rooms were blue. While these colors are still a popular choice, don't feel limited by tradition. Today there are endless possibilities for color. Color has the ability to set the mood and evoke feelings of peace and tranquility, inspire creativity or get us energized. . Think about how you feel in a deep red room verses a space painted a soothing sky blue.  . Pastel colors make a room feel spacious and promote relaxation making them a good choice for a baby's bedroom.  . Think about buttery yellows or soft lilac paired with sage green.  Many parents prefer bolder primary colors for their baby's room like red, blue and yellow. These also look great and have been shown to stimulate brain activity, but think about reserving them for an older child or limiting them to a designated play area in the nursery Infants need a lot of sleep and keeping the nursery in calming colors, prevents distraction and over stimulation 
No matter what color you chose to paint, use a natural or zero VOC paint to avoid having fumes in the nursery. If you are pregnant, try to have someone else do the painting and make sure there is adequate ventilation.Consider alternatives to carpet  Choose a Theme ـ  There are endless ideas for nursery themes. You could choose a cartoon character, angels, lady bugs, butterflies, fire engines, cars, sports, an under-the-sea just can't name them all
floor New carpet may look nice and be warm and soft to walk on, but it can also be a toxic nightmare.  New carpeting contains too many chemicals to list which may be released into the air for a long time. Older carpets contains years of accumulated dust and dirt that may contribute to the development of asthma.. There are many other flooring options besides carpeting that are now coming into mainstream design  Cork flooring is beautiful, soft andـ environmentally friendly  
 Bamboo is another attractive environmentallyـ friendly option. . Just make sure that the manufacturer and the installer do not use any glues containing formaldehyde
curtain  They are not only a decorative item though; the right curtains can help the baby    AdChoices  sleep soundly at nap time.  You will want to keep safety in mind when hanging your baby's curtains
Step three
Arrange the items 
 . Organize the baby items according to use
Arrange the items in the room first. . Focus on the items that really matter such as the crib and changing area . The crib can be the focal point of the room since this is where the baby will stay most of the time. . You can put the crib in a corner or set it at the center of the room if the room is big enough. . Arrange the other items around it. . Make sure that you have enough space to move and that there is no clutter around
Do-it-yourself custom children's mural
Baby Nursery Ideas Organizing Your Baby Nursery
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