We are ALL THE STUFF - We Separate Good Stuff from Bad Stuff (learn more)

What I'm always trying to say to the consumer is: buy less, choose well, make it last.

As a consumer, you don't want to choose from a million pairs of jeans. You just want the one pair that's going to fit you and look great on you.

Information can bring you choices and choices bring power - educate yourself about your options and choices. Never remain in the dark of ignorance.

Choose well.
Your choice is brief, and yet endless.

We are ALL THE STUFF
We Separate Good Stuff from Bad Stuff

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Year-Round Patio Use

"To patio" should really be a verb. "I'm going to spend the afternoon patioing with my book", or "I patioed all morning, which is why there's no lemonade left" makes perfect sense to me.Unfortunately, most people patio hardest during the summer months …

Home Sprinkler System Design

Your garden should be one of the best features of your home. Even the most beautiful modern house will seem sterile and gloomy if it's surrounded by nothing but weeds and dust.Water makes all the difference here and, unless you're lucky enough to live …

Beginner’s Guide to Astrophotography

Seeing a planet, nebula, or deep-sky galaxy for the first time is exhilarating.Unfortunately, the experience is also fleeting. Sure, you can probably find it again, but perfect viewing conditions are hard to come by. Nor is there any way to share your …

The Many Flavors of Italy

Italy, as a country, dates from only 1861. Before that, most regions were independent provinces centered on a large town or city (although these were often under foreign occupation). To this day, Italians from different parts of the country continue to cling …

Lawn Care Best Practices

It's no accident that some of the items most commonly photoshopped in real estate sales photos are lawns. While the ethics of this are questionable, it's not difficult to see why this trick works: a well-maintained lawn enhances any exterior, not to mention …

Hurricane Survival Guide

Few things can be quite as frightening as being stuck in the middle of a hurricane. In fact, research suggests that of those affected develop PTSD. When you also consider other natural disasters - earthquakes, floods, wildfires, and more - the world can seem …

Guide to Xeriscape Landscaping

Fresh, unpolluted water is a limited resource. Droughts and shortages are already commonplace, and the situation is only likely to worsen in coming years. With about half of domestic water consumption going to irrigation, the planet and your neighbors will …

Why Telescopes Work Better with Filters

Even experienced astronomers sometimes forget that telescopes don't really "see" anything; that job belongs to the eye. Some people just naturally have better vision, at least of the type skygazing requires, though practice does help you develop this over …

The How and Why of Hair Loss

A normal, healthy person sheds about eighty to a hundred and fifty hairs per day. This is nothing unusual: some of your follicles are just resting and will start to produce new hairs once they've recovered.However, sometimes and for a variety of reasons, …

What Barometric Pressure Tells us About Weather

Although the word "meteorology" has been around since 1600, the study of weather prediction only dates from the middle of the 19th century. That's long before became a problem, but it's still relatively young.It all began when the British government started …