TIL: Industrial Uses of Ice!

This this weeks edition of Things I learned today (TIL)…ice is commonly used in loads of different industrial and manufacturing uses. Who knew?

As more and more industries are developed each day, so is the increase in the use of ice. Many big manufacturing companies are now using ice that it is becoming central in their day-to-day running of these industries. Today, there is virtually no single industry that will exclude itself from the use of ice. Whether it is in the manufacturing of plastics, bolts, chemicals, cement, steel, or even fertilizer, many manufacturing institutions are employing the use of ice. While there could be many, a few stand out in their use of ice. Continue reading

Web Based POS Software Can Take Your Business To The Next Level

pos-software-smThese days every business owner is looking for ways to cut costs and improve operations. Old fashioned point of sale systems usually required bulky cash registers and backup systems to be installed on site. However, modern internet based POS software has changed all that. Now all that is required is a PC, Laptop, or a tablet computer with a dedicated internet connection. Continue reading

Creative Uses For Canning Jars

canning jarsCanning jars have a tendency to accumulate at the end of a long season. Since they’re made out of glass, it’s harder to recycle them or otherwise dispose of them. Besides, a crafty person like you would rather upcycle them anyway, right? Of course! Canning jars offer endless crafting opportunities, whether it’s giving them a new use around the house or using them in your latest gift or art project. The following is a small list of ideas for new canning jar uses. Continue reading

The Best Places To Find Healthy Recipes

healthy recipesIn this health conscious age, many people are throwing out their old recipes and looking for more healthy recipes to feed themselves and their families. Sometimes changing a recipe is as easy as switching out the butter and oils, but other times you just want to start all over again. But where do you find the healthiest recipes you can cook with? You may be surprised by the sources of the healthiest recipes there are. Check out the ideas below, and go forth and start cooking with smarter, healthier recipes that will taste great and keep your family full. Continue reading

Five Signs And Symptoms Of Vitamin C Deficiency

vitamin c deficiencyAlthough it’s very rare to see Vitamin C deficiency in today’s modern world, it can still happen to time to time in certain individuals who may need more of it or happen to not get a proper, balanced diet. If you may be wondering if you are suffering from a Vitamin C deficiency, the following are some common signs and symptoms. However, many of these symptoms can also be signs of other health issues, so always consult a doctor before self-medicating or if you have further concerns. Continue reading

Advice For First Home Buyers

mortgage calculatorBuying a home for the first time can be a very complicated and nerve racking experience. It also means that you are setting yourself a budget for the next twenty years, so it is a commitment that lasts a very long time. Do not worry about it as an investment, over that kind of period you will make money on it, it is the people who sell in the short-term that risk making a loss on the purchase. Continue reading