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Finding One As Seen on TV Product That Really is Convenient to Use

I am reasonably certain you have seen those little products advertised on TV. You know the ones. They give you a special offer to get double the order of product if you just pay separate shipping. They are usually convenience products, but some of them get used once and put away. I suppose that some of them just are not that convenient to use. However, once in a while there is a gem that comes out. I was thinking of those Sani Sticks as seen on TV. They are the thin blue sticks made to put down your bathroom sink drain. Well, you could put them down any drain except the garbage disposal side of your kitchen sink. They would just get ground up in there.

The sticks look like a thin piece of blue licorice. They easily fit through fixed drain screens or between the pop-up valve and the drain of a bathroom sink. They are long so they stop right at that curvy part of the drain under your sink that is called a p-trap by plumbers. Continue reading

We Invested in a Paved Driveway for Our Secluded Home

We like the location of our home. We are just about the length of a football field set back from a main road, but the pine trees make our place secluded. They are evergreen, so our house is still invisible from the road and neighbors even in winter. However, our driveway takes a curvy course through that mini forest to our house making it about 750 feet in length. With the snow in winters and a gravel driveway, we could not plow it, so we called a company that does asphalt paving in Nassau County NY to come out and tell us what it would take to upgrade our driveway.

We had been relying on four-wheel drive vehicles to get to and from our home after heavy snowfalls. We had a routine if a big snowfall was coming. Continue reading