You Can Save Money on Your Electric Bill but Read the Fine Print First

Some guy knocked on my door telling me all the money I could save if I switched to the electricity company he was selling. I have heard it all before. So much that I looked into it for myself when I went to visit site online that had the details. When you talk to those people knocking on your door who want you to switch right there, you can miss the details in the fine print. Can you save money on your electric bill by switching? Yes. However, you need to be with the right company.

You need to first look at your usage. Some companies have a minimum amount of kilowatt hours you must use each month or pay more on your bill. Some contracts with power companies are fixed rate, and some are variable rate. The variable rate can suddenly change. It is better, in my opinion, to go with a low fixed rate per kilowatt hour. Continue reading

Tree Service for Cheap in North Carolina

tree_removal_1I have some trees in my yard that look like they’re close to 100 feet tall, and although they have probably been on this property a lot longer than I have, it kind of worries me to have such tall trees around, as they could eventually fall down and cause a lot of damage. I want to hire a company for tree service in Asheville NC to cut down some of the trees in my yard, and in particular, I would like to get rid of some of the trees that are close to my house, as those are the ones that bother me the most and are the ones posing the most potential risk to my property.

I am not sure how much it is going to cost to get them cut down on a per tree basis, but after talking to some of my neighbors, I am pretty sure it is not going to be that cheap. But still, it is in the best interest of my family to have these trees removed and so I am pretty sure that is what I am going to do, even if it is kind of expensive to make it happen.

I want to work on getting the trees cut down closest to my house first and see how much that will cost. Actually there are a few trees that kind of look like they are starting to die near my house, and those are at the very top of my list of concerns. I do not want dead trees falling on my house. We had a winter storm knock over a lot of trees in this area about 15 years ago, and I do not want to live through another storm like that and the potential damage that it could bring to my house and my family.

How To Pick The Memory Foam Product? Memory Foam Pillow Reviews

memory-foam-pillow-150x150Getting a good night sleep is absolutely important for staying healthy. But unfortunately, many of us suffer from sleeplessness, which is mostly because of the uncomfortable pillow that we have under our heads. But finding a comfortable pillow is not that difficult. There is a very little competition in memory foam pillows in terms of comfort. A memory foam pillow is fundamentally different from the conventional pillow that we have made out of cotton and feathers. However, there are a few things that you should always keep in mind while you are shopping for memory foam pillows.

 

Check the quality!

Quality-150x150The first thing that you have to keep in mind is that although memory foam pillows are more comfortable than the conventional pillows, however we should always be careful enough to go to the market and check out the quality of the pillow with our own eyes. If you do not do that then there are chances that you could end up buying low quality product for yourself; which is going to make you as comfortable as any other pillow. So basically there is no point in spending extra bucks on buying a memory foam pillow that still keeps you uncomfortable at night.

 

Select the proper size!

memory-foam-pillow-sizeAnother factor that you should keep in mind is that whatever pillow you select for yourself, it should be the right size for you. You can measure the correct size of your pillow very easily. All you need to do is to see whether you sleep on side mostly or you sleep in straight position most of the times. If you mostly sleep on sides then you should choose a thick pillow whose thickness is almost equal to the width of your shoulder from your neck. If you are a straight sleeper then you should use a thin pillow. If you choose the wrong size, it will make your neck twist instead of providing a suitable support to it and as a result your neck will ache the next morning or you will not be able to sleep the whole night.

 

Choose the cover

Once you have selected the right size of memory foam pillow for yourself, then look at the cover that this pillow is coming with. The color is important as well the stuff with which it is covered. There are many pillows that come in beautiful and fancy coverings made out of luxurious fabrics. They do not need to be covered after you buy them. Their initial cost is a bit higher but they do look extremely beautiful. Getting the color of these pillows is important for matching them with the color tone of your bedroom. However, if it does not come with cover, then you do not need to worry about all this stuff.

Stain resistance

Stain resistance is another quality that is playing a key role in determining what memory foam pillow the customers will buy and which they will not buy. It is very common for the families, especially with children to pour something or drop it on the bed or the pillow. Especially during the pillow fights, they may get stained or children might lay dirty hands on them. Therefore, high stain resistance is an additional quality that the customers look for in the memory foam pillows these days so that they do not have to be washed.

Price

And last but not the least is the price factor. There are budget limitations in everything and everywhere nowadays, especially due to the cash crunch that the world is going through. If the memory foam pillow is too expensive and does not fit in your budget limitation then it would not be a good idea to buy it and disturb your budget for the whole month. Going with high brand names may guarantee quality and prestige but at the same time they are many times expensive than their rivals available in the market for more or less the same quality. This is a factor that you should always keep in mind while shopping for your memory foam pillow.

Keep in mind that memory foam pillow does not suit everybody and therefore it is highly advised that you actually visit the shop and experience its feel before you spend your money on actually buying it.

Memory Foam Pillow Reviews

  • I am into my seventies now and suffer from back ache and neck ache problem. My doctor advised me to use memory foam pillow. I tried two memory foam pillows on the recommendation of my friends but both of them could not make my night sleep comfortable and I kept on waking up with stiff back and neck muscles. Finally, I came across Tempurpedic Memory Foam Pillow on Amazon.com and I must say, what a fine discovery it is. It has really helped me off in taking the pain out of back and neck muscles and put me to sleep with comfort.
  • One of the great features of this ISO-Cool Memory Foam Pillows is that – as advertised by the name they actually stay cool during the night and unlike all the other memory foam pillows available out there in the market it does not get too soft to hold your neck after absorbing your body heat. Another advantage is that in the winters it does not feel like a stone until you get it warm. This pillow is perfect for everyone who wants to have a good night sleep and transforms nicely when you switch from side to side or lay on your back.
  • I am a successful businessman who keeps busy in the office all day long and when I return back home I want only one thing and that is comfortable night sleep. But unfortunately, I was not able to have it due to the pillow that I had. As I do not have any issue of resources, I did not hesitate even to import pillows for my comfort from off-shore places but it was to no avail. At last, one of my old friends recommended Memory Foam Pillow to me. He told me that he had used it and it was good but I could not believe him at first.
  • Despite the scepticism I went on to order Memory Foam Pillow from Amazon.com and I now thank my friend for recommending such a nice pillow to me. It really is a piece of work. It does not take ages to shape when you change sides or lay down on your back. Unlike the other memory foam pillows that get too hot at night, you do not have to get up midnight due to the intense heat of your pillow. I have finally found a comfortable sleep.
  • I am a disabled woman. My son is very nice to me and supports me in every way he can. He got a top rated memory foam mattress for me to get me comfortable but the pillows that he kept bringing for me did not work at all. They were all memory foam pillows, I must mention, but none of them worked like they promised. They all had their problems. Some were too saggy and I just sunk into them and could not change side. The others were too stiff and made my muscles uncomfortable.
  • A few days ago he bought me this amazing new memory foam pillow which was labelled as ISO-Cool. It was the contoured version. At first I felt like it was just another memory foam pillow claiming to be the solution to my problems, but once I started using it, it was amazing. It was just right; not too soft or hard and it would allow me to change sides or lay straight as I wanted. It gave a great support to my neck and shoulders muscles and I fell asleep like a kid. I did not have to wake up midnight due to heat. It was a whole new experience, thanks to Cool pillow.

 

 

Overcoming Extensive Back Pain Issues – Does The Mattress Works?

Back pain is a really common issue among people of different age groups these days which makes it easier to treat but this certainly doesn’t mean that you can adopt anything which is advised to you by a non professional.  Back pain is something that could reduce your performance on a constant basis and if it is left untreated for an extensive period of time, the condition will surely become chronic in nature. Stiff or sore muscles could initiate the back pain issues or it could also be the matter of a disorder or medical condition that one is going through. No matter what the reason is, it is always better to resolve this issue as early as possible but if you have left it untreated and you have having the concerns of extensive back pain issues than I have something helpful stored in this piece of writing for you.Overcoming Extensive Back Pain Issues

Depending upon the reasons and causes why you are having back pain you can make use of the following techniques to overcome your extensive back pain issues.

Exercising always helps when you are talking about extensive back pain issues. Exercising will make sure that your back remains flexible enough and withstanding to deal with the strain and pressure it has been going through for an extensive period of time.

You should know how to pickup heavy objects and their projections in a fine manner. Make sure that whenever you are picking up some sort of weight there is no sort of strain observed in your back. If you find that you are having strain on your back then avoid picking up heavy objects as it will only make the things worst for you and nothing else.

Learn how to stay in a balanced posture at all times. Most of the times people don’t walk, sit or even lay down right when they are going to bed or performing routine tasks which is why they suffer from the consequences of extensive back pain issues. You should be well aware of the right postures and positions in which you can do different activities to stay away from back pain and its multiple hassles.

So, above mentioned were some practices which you need to adopt if you are really inclined towards getting rid or overcoming your extensive back pain issues as soon as possible.

Symbol Mattress – Luxurious Sleeping, Easy On The Budget

The Symbol mattress is the “symbol of sleep” according to the Symbol company and reviewed on this professional backpain mattress website.  With high end, premium beds as well as simpler, more cost effective beds available, Symbol offers a bed and mattress for the tastes and needs of adults and kids alike.Symbol mattress guest room

Uninterrupted sleep is required for optimum health, regardless of age, and Symbol recognizes this with their robust line of mattresses.  The right bed can provide for a sound and restful night’s sleep whereas the wrong bed can generally cause back pain, restlessness, and numerous other health problems.  This is precisely why Symbol offers everything from pillow top to memory foam, firm to soft, and nearly everything in between.

Starting with their premium line, which includes the Contour Classic, the Comfortec , the Comfort Innovations, and the Symbol Pedic, this is a line of Symbol mattresses the company offers more than your average bed.  Every bed in their luxury line offers the very best in support, have a one sided, low maintenance handling system, and are highly fashionable.

  • The Contour Classic is made to fit, literally.  By the foam molding to your particular body and contours, it provides the ultimate in support while hitting your pressure points for added relief and comfort.
  • The Comfortec, basically, provides the best of both springs and high tech foam.  What exactly does that mean?  Well, for starters, Symbol’s state-of-the-art spring technology, which includes individually enclosed coils, is surrounded with a high density foam, has firm, plush, or pillowtop levels of comfort, and is hypo-allergenic with the use of ticking that is anti-microbial.
  • The Comfort Innovations never needs flipping, offers additional coil height for added support, and unlike many other beds, it offers a firm edge to provide comfort for both sitting and laying.  It’s also offered in different levels of firmness.

For the kids, Symbol offers a wide range of mattresses like convertible cribs, beds for toddlers, bunk beds, futons, and more.  These kid friendly mattresses are also fire safe by being manufactured to meet all guidelines of national fire safety.

Symbol offers many other variations of these beds, so as you can see choosing the right bed is vital to sound health, and considering we spend about thirty percent of our lives sleeping, investing in the right bed as often as needed is highly important.  There are many mattresses available, and while looking at all options is always recommended before making a buying decision, taking a good, strong look at the Symbol mattress line of high quality mattresses will be a wise use of your time.

THE CANCER CURE

People think the FDA is protecting them.  It isn’t.  What the FDA is doing and what the public think it’s doing are a s different as night and day.

~Herbert Lay, M.D., former FDA Commissioner

October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Is A Very Profitable Month

Every October there is much hype over “finding the cancer cure.”  Can someone please explain to me why it’s taking so dang long to so-called “find the cancer cure?”  (Rhetorical question.) Continue reading

SWAMP WATER RECIPE?

Just in…studies show that swamp water is now beneficial for the drinking BUT…

NOT THE ABOVE SWAMP WATER!

I’m talking about the swamp water that my friend and business associate, Lisa McClain, is referring to when she sees me drinking my morning smoothie – lol

You gotta admit there is a resemblance – but only in color…they are very different otherwise! Continue reading

PLANT-BASED VS ANIMAL-BASED PROTEIN; WHICH IS BETTER?

PROTEIN:

A macro-nutrient that EVERYBODY needs.  Beyond its well known reputation for building muscle, protein also builds new cells, tissues, enzymes, antibodies and hormones and energizes, increases stamina and supports a healthy weight!

PLANT-BASED PROTEIN VS ANIMAL PROTEIN; WHICH IS BETTER?

Plant based is becoming more and more of a popular statement in regards to ultimate health. The main problem with animal protein, just as with plant-based protein, is the source of where it’s coming from.  Man nor animal can thrive when eating genetically modified plant-based food, hence is one reason why factory farmed animals are not an adequate source of nutrition for those who desire optimum health.  The following video gives many more reasons… Continue reading

SPAGHETTI SQUASH FOR SPAGHETTI

SPAGHETTI SQUASH WITH MEAT SAUCE

Trim Empty Carbs From Your Diet While Whittling Away Your Waistline.

-Muscle & Fitness June 2014, pg 134

Lately I’ve been experimenting in the kitchen and I must say things are going well, especially after years of being told, more than once by different people, to just stay out of the kitchen (okay so I’m capable of burning water – lol). Continue reading

EATING TO LOOK PHAT

A GUIDE TO PRE AND POST WORKOUT NUTRITION

The-Complete-Guide-to-Workout-Nutrition

The recommendations above include both Animal and Plant-Based foods. On the animal side of things, I recommend staying far away from Intensive farming, Factory farming, or any mass production of animals (and crops). Take a look at the video below to see why…they are as far removed from nature and natural systems as you can get.

The goal of Factory farming is to produce as much of a product as quickly as possible.  It’s all about production…the land and the animals in these systems are strained to the utmost. Choose Sustainable/Organic farming instead; it works with nature rather than against it. Continue reading

PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM FOR PIZZA CRUST

PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM PIZZA

Trim Empty Carbs From Your Diet While Whittling Away Your Waistline.

-Muscle & Fitness June 2014, pg 126

If you knew me at all you’d know this is something amazing…me in the kitchen cooking, lol.  Seriously though, I’ve been told, MORE THAN ONCE, to stay out of the kitchen.  But I did it! I made something cool and actually tasted good! Lol

I’ve picked up plenty of magazines, books, articles, etc that have amazing recipes inside, but until now never seemed to prepare any of them.  I’ve not been much of a “cook” in times past, but recently I’ve taken an interest in preparing meals!  In my post “Will the REAL Brandye Dague Please Stand Up” I state my journey back to me. Continue reading