If you are a lot of tiny things — fasteners, finishing nails, model train parts, vintage mechanical keyboard springs… whatever — when a small parts organizer is a great pickup. Most of these organizes are designed to be built into vans or a garage shelf, but for those of us with smaller spaces there is nothing better than a portable organizer.
I was recently in need of just such an organizer, and here is what my research turned up!
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Of all the things to sell out during coronavirus (covid-19) one of the hardest things to find has been workout equipment. Since most people are stuck in their normal-sized home and apartments and constrained by their budgets, a full gym setup isn’t possible. The most efficient home gym solution, pound-for-pound, is the kettlebell.
Unfortunately kettlebells are nearly impossible to find online right now.
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One of the many unexpected consequences of the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic has been that seeds have gotten to be rather hard to find. And it makes sense — people are spending a lot of time at home and there have been interruptions in the food supply, so why not have your own victory garden?
It’s exactly the right season to start planting seeds, so where can you buy seeds online right now?
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Weber kettles grills get incredibly dirty after a season of cleaning. The mix of smoke, and grease, and char is more or less the dirtiest thing I can think of, and cleaning the grill has got to be one of the most tedious of all outdoor tasks. That said, the Weber charcoal grill is a wonderful tool and it deserves a deep clean every season. Here’s how I clean my Weber.
All this cleaning will happen without any grill cleaner, oven cleaner, or any harsh chemicals. That’s just how I like to work.
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Gardening is one of the most healthy, calming, and rewarding things you can do with a patch of dirt. It’s mostly about the elbow grease but you’ll need some equipment as well.
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With so many people stuck at home, many basic supplies can be hard to get. While we can be thankful these things aren’t necessities, they are still things that will make our lives a bit more pleasant during our collective coronavirus quarantine.
On of the main things we’ve been hunting for in our household is wheat flour. It’s been sold out in all our local stores since early March, which means getting creative if you want to bake during your extended time at home.
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Books are one of the most wonderful additions to any home, but they do tend to collect over time. But after you’d stacked the shelves, covered the dressers, and filled the closets, what do you do with all those books?
You can only give so many books to your friends and family, so the next best thing to do (possibly the better thing to do) is to donate them. But who wants your old books?
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Among the many challenges of the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic of 2020 has been the challenge households have encountered getting basic supplies. Most of us had to make life changes, like buying flour online, but shortages and shipping delays mean our eating has had to change a well.
If you can’t get your hands on the baking flour you want, there are still ways to make what you’d like. Here are some flour substitutes that might help you out.
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Mixing bowls are an undervalued part of any kitchen. The right mixing bowl set can make mixing dough by hand a pleasant, relaxing experience or an exercise in frustration.
Here are some of our favorite mixing bowls.
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Supplies are hard to come by during coronavirus (covid-19) quarantine. Some of the hardest things to purchase, either online or in person, has been paper goods. Given all the hand washing we’re doing, paper towels have been a particularly important purchase for us.
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