Introduction: Keeping Freshwater Clams In Aquariums


Clams (bivalves) are wonderful additions to the aquarium. Undue to popular belief, they are not difficult to keep successfully in a properly maintained and aged home aquarium.

Freshwater Clam Care

Freshwater Clam Care

Clams are filter feeders meaning they acquire life-sustaining nutrients by filtering the water around them. In most home aquariums, there are not enough proper suspended particles throughout the water in order to sustain the bivalve’s life. In cases such as these, the clams require supplemental feeding or they will starve.

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Spirulina Face and Body Mask How-to and Review


This is a review on using the algae ‘spirulina’ as a topical treatment for acne, redness and to reduce pore size. Included also are the recipes and techniques I used while doing the treatments.

Author with Spirulina Mask

Author with Spirulina Mask

This recipe I am using is simple and requires only two ingredients; spirulina and carrot juice.

Mix enough spirulina powder with carrot juice to make a runny paste. The paste should be the consistency of melted chocolate.

Apply this mixture to a clean face and allow it to dry for at least twenty minutes. Wash off with cool water and pat your face dry.

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Chantix Review and Results


This is a review and the results I had while taking Chantix to quit smoking. I am not getting paid by the company or trying to promote this product.

Pink Carnation

Quitting Smoking with Chantix

…Avoiding food is hard as well. I am not hungry, just feel the need to nosh because I want to keep something in my mouth. I do not want to gain forty pounds, LOL. So far plastic straws, chopsticks and peppermints are my good friends!

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Preparing and Painting Laminate Countertops


Creating a beautiful counter-top need not be an expensive hassle; in fact it can be an inexpensive, and fun, endeavor. Say goodbye to that ugly laminate, and hello to a gorgeous finish!

Porteranthus Stipulatus

Porteranthus Stipulatus

Painted Laminate Countertop Supplies


  • Medium & fine grit sandpaper
  • Primer
  • Cleaning cloths
  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Craft paints
  • Clear waterproof sealant
  • Paint rollers & craft brushes