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1. The Zojirushi BB-PAC20 Home Bakery Virtuoso Breadmaker
We were looking at our expenses the other day and realised that our weekly bread bill was getting out of hand. We have a superb local bakery that makes home style organic breads with all the best ingredients, but a 600 gram loaf (1 and 1/3 lbs) costs us $4.69. Thinking logically, as we use over 4...
2. How To Make A Christmas Wreath Like The Professionals
Healthy Living - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:13:42
This Lens shows you how to make a Christmas Wreath just like the professionals do it. I got to learn about this just this year as a friend, whose family has been in the Christmas Tree business for over 20 years asked me to make a web site to promote this aspect of their business.
I was glad to d...
3. Best Gifts For The Classical Guitarist
Arts & Design - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:34:56
If you have a Classical Guitarist in your family, or a budding one, there are certain gifts that are items that they are always going to need. However a word of caution is necessary here. There are a lot of personal preferences that come into play; so I will go through a list of the items that ma...
4. The Breville Fast-Slow Cooker
Music - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:46:32
This is my new favorite kitchen gadget (after my Vitamix blender). When we changed over to mainly Vegan eating we found we were eating a lot more beans and pulses. In the Modern World where we are all living hectic and busy lives with tight schedules this is a problem!
We decided that pressure c...
5. Jane Savoie A Happy Horse - Home Study
Food & Cooking - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:45:01
Jane Savoie is a three time Olympic coach and one of the world's top Dressage Training coaches recognized as having that unique ability to bring out the best in both the horse and her students. The video series Jane Savoie A Happy Horse - Home study at its best.
The videos solve all the difficul...
6. Ramirez Anniversary Model Classical Guitars
Pets & Animals - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:28:50
The Ramirez family have been making fine Classical Guitars for generations. The Anniversary series are made by Amalia Ramirez to the design of the 4e series made famous by Jose Ramirez III. These are top quality professional grade guitars made from the finest selected hardwoods and built with the...
7. Chris Hadfield Canadian Astronaut
Music - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:31:15
Chris Hadfield is a Canadian and the first non American or Russian to be assigned to command the International Space Station. He is also a musician and fluent in English, French, and learned for his current mission Russian. He plays Guitar and sings and in collaboration with the Ed Robertson of t...
8. Easy Spaghetti Bolognese
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:22:20
This is my recipe for Spaghetti Bolognese and I started making it so long ago I have forgotten exactly when I first did it. I think it was when I was a student at Newcastle University in England. It is now a much loved family favorite and I have used it over and over, for pot lucks and family gat...
9. How To Make Home Made Peanut Butter
Food & Cooking - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:15:35
Have you ever wondered how to make home made peanut butter? Well this is how and it is easier than many of you may think. First you will need a high powered blender not just any run of the mill blender, but a really high powered one like a Vitamix or Blendtec.The big advantage of this is that you...
10. Living Our Dream - Pine Grove Stable
Food & Cooking - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:31:52
This Lens was inspired by the Squidoo challenge to write a lens about your biggest unfulfilled dream. Pine Grove Stable and all that it involves is our biggest dream and as yet it is not fully fulfilled. For me the dream began as a small boy living in Newcastle Upon Tyne in the United Kingdom. I ...
11. Caring For A Cushings Syndrome Horse
Pets & Animals - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:49:56
Cushings is an endocrine illness that used to be thought to be caused by a tumor on or near the pituitary gland of a horse. At this time it was usually only apparent in older horses, those aged 20 years or more. Newer research is now finding it in younger horses often as young as 9 years old, the...
12. The Barred Owl
Pets & Animals - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:44:27
Owls are often heard but rarely seen due to the fact that they tend to be nocturnal, and often like the Barred Owl, they are silent in flight.These wild birds are rated as uncommon to rare although they are one of the commoner of the 14 species of Owls found in the North American Continent the mo...
13. Historic Grains Bread For Machines
Pets & Animals - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:28:53
When we got our new Zojirushi BB-PAC20 Virtuoso Bread Machine I wanted to try to make healthier bread. Whilst shopping in Bulk Barn I noticed a 12 grain flour which essentially was a combination of the main historic grains. Hard whole wheat, whole spelt, kamut, granola oats, ground brown flax see...
14. Robin The Barn Kitten
Food & Cooking - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:06:03
This is a story lens about our cute kitten Robin who just appeared out of the blue on the last day of Spring 2012.
We had just started to feed our horses one morning at around 6:30 am and as we were putting out the grain I turned to my left and saw this poor little worm ridden kitten looking at m...
15. Caprice Our KWPN
Pets & Animals - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:44:02
Caprice is one of our most loved pets, but she is much more than that. She is an exercise in love and patience, both mine and my wife's. She was in fact a dream horse one that Shauna never thought she would have. She is a KWPN which are the official letters used to designate a registered Dutch Wa...
16. Play Classical Guitar - Learn Classical Guitar
Pets & Animals - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:15:35
The Classical Guitar is one of the oldest instruments, it developed from the stringed instruments of Africa and Arabia, gradually being refined and improved to its current form by the great Spanish guitarists of the 19th Century. Most notable among these are Torres (Player and Luthier) and Jose R...
17. My Favorite Green Smoothie
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:46:48
After we bought our Vitamix blender which we splashed for after buying and reading "Eat To Live" by Joel Fuhrman M.D. we also received the Vitamix cookbook and a DVD of recipes. Both the cookbook and the Vitamix recipe book advocated Green Smoothies as a great way to increase our intake of essent...
18. Nigel Mansell - The Peoples Champion
Food & Cooking - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:35:37
Nigel Mansell was unique amongst motor racing's elite he is the only driver ever to hold both the F1 and Indy Car titles at the same time. He was driven by passion and an unbelievable desire to win at all costs. He would drive through pain and injury and if the car did not break he would inevitab...
19. Horse Boarding Etiquette
Books, Poetry & Writing - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:20:51
This lens has been brought about largely due to the lack of etiquette displayed by many riders and boarders. The first thing that any would be rider and boarder needs to realise is that unlike a dog or cat it is not easy, and often impossible, to find a properly qualified person to look after the...
20. How To Ride Dressage
Pets & Animals - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:33:39
There was once a time when the only way to learn how to ride dressage was to get yourself a mentor and apprentice yourself. The process is long and arduous and for those who have access to top riders and stables is probably still the best way to go. However times they are a changing, and with the...
21. The Gibb Brothers Bee Gees
Pets & Animals - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:34:05
The Bee Gees were the most popular British Band of all time barring only Paul McCartney of the Beatles. They have had chart topping singles in every decade since they started in the early 60's. We are now left with the sole survivor of the original band members, strangely it is Barry Gibb who was...
22. English Beef Stew - Simple Recipe
Music - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:29:21
Because it is delicious and really not that difficult to make, although done properly it does take quite a while to cook!
This weeks Rocket Squid Challenge is to write a recipe lens and I am glad that it is. Why is that Steve? you may ask, and the answer is because just the other day I was readi...
23. Super Fast Green Smoothie For Summer
Food & Cooking - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:15:52
This recipe just came to me as I was thinking of something for a light lunch. I had an aging Organic Grapefruit and wanted to use it up. I also had frozen a sweet pineapple a week or two earlier and it got me thinking about combining the flavors. So I cut up the grapefruit removing the skin pith ...
24. Real Easy Vegan Apple Dessert and Cashew Cream Topping
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:24:24
This is a really simple and quick dessert to knock together. We found the basic recipe "Cara's Apple Strudel" in the Eat To live cookbook by Joel Fuhrman M.D.
We arrived on using Honey Crisp apples by trial and error. The raisins add sweetness without using refined sugar so this is a really heal...
25. Best Gifts For A Woman
Food & Cooking - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:17:11
One of the hardest issues for many Men is what to buy their favourite Woman(en) as a gift. I am going to give some ideas and ways to find out here. The first thing to understand is that Men and Women really do act as if they come from other planets and John Gray may have had something when he wro...
26. Vitamix Blender Review
Gift Guide - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:48:14
We just purchased the Eat to Live Cookbook by Joel Fuhrman M.D. this is a cookbook written by a medical doctor who had noticed that the peoples of certain countries did not get some of the deadly diseases. He began a study of the associations between diet and health. The benefits and the adverse ...
27. Cooking To Improve Health
Food & Cooking - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:45:03
I am sure by now many of my readers will know that processed foods and the companies that prepare them have for many years been concentrating on increasing profits and taste. Unfortunately this preoccupation with the bottom line has led to many bad habits, and recent studies by those in the know ...
28. Spring Is Imminent - Destination Spain
Food & Cooking - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:34:06
Thinking of Spring Imminent challenge for the Giant Squids and all I could think of was the warmth and soft sands of Southern Spain or Andalusia as this region is called. The region is steeped in history and what better place for me. The wonderful Andalusian horses with their proud traditions in ...
29. Learning to Play the Guitar
Travel & Places - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:21:35
Traditionally the best way to learn guitar has been to get your own personal mentor. That is you would need to have a tutor and pay for lessons in a formalized one on one relationship. However it is getting ever more expensive, and difficult, to find qualified instructors to teach you.
30. The History Of The Classical Guitar
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:22:20
Although the Guitar is one of the oldest instruments (there are hieroglyphs of Ancient Egyptians playing an instrument that bears a striking resemblance to the modern Classical or Spanish guitar the Classical guitar as we know it was first introduced by Antonio de Torres Jurado (13 June 1817 - 19...
31. Work Place Bullying - The Hidden Industrial Disease
Music - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:20:53
Work Place Bullying is work trauma! It is one of the business world's dirtiest secrets - a silent epidemic that devastates the lives, careers, and families of millions. Those being bullied at work are more than merely overworked and under appreciated. The fear, shame, humiliationand loss of digni...
32. Real Or Artificial Christmas Wreath?
Business & Work - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:16:05
This is becoming a common sight in today's world the artificial Christmas Wreath. There is good reason for this it is easy to find and should last for several years, providing that you do not damage the wires and accidentally pull off the tinsel etc.
The primary reason that people buy these is b...
33. Buying the Right Computer
Home & Garden - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 00:22:58
There was once a time when choosing a personal computer was simple. In 1982 the only real choice was the first IBM personal computer, however since then we have increased the choices available exponentially. The power of the PC has doubled in every single year since then and the capabilities of t...
34. Amazon's Kindle Wireless Electronic Reading Device
Computers & Electronics - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:35:01
What you might ask is the Kindle? It is certainly what my first response was, and why would I want or need one? That is what I am hoping to answer for you today. The kindle is a state of the art battery powered electronic book, and then some. It is a small device that will fit into your pocket or...
35. I Are Barn Kitten - How to be a Barn Kitten by Robin
Computers & Electronics - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:33:18
My name is Robin and I are the Barn Kitten at Pine Grove Stable, you may have heard about me cuz I wuz the kitty that snuck into the barn for my brekky at the end of June 2012. U all will has to excuze my writing it is ver hrd fur a kittie. I thinc I wull ask dad to hlp me.
Hi, I am Stephen Park...
36. Valentine Kittens
Pets & Animals - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 23:34:09
When I told my wife that the Rocket Squids Challenge was to write a lens on Valentines gifts. She said why not do one on kittens? So I am figuring that this is something she would like as a Valentines gift, and if she would I bet a lot of other Women would too?
Anyway this lens is being written ...
37. Coffee Makers Which Is Best?
Gift Guide - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:32:32
I was inspired to write this lens after we bought a Cuisinart version of the Keurig Coffee maker. We really had not been in the market for one, but all our friends were starting to buy them and raving about the quality of the coffee produced by them. it appeared that once they tried the product y...
38. Essential Electronics For Giant Squids
Food & Cooking - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:32:06
Electronics have become so prevalent that some are becoming essential aspects of our everyday life. So far has this trend gone that even our cars are now electronically controlled. My Silverado truck self diagnoses and tells me when it is time to be serviced, this has gone so far that it checks e...
39. Red The Colour Of Winners
Computers & Electronics - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:16:05
We were asked this week to write about Red, which is the colour of love, but it is also the colour most often used by teams that win and even armies that win. In fact the best colours if you want to succeed are red, white and blue in that order. This fact must be well known because in flags aroun...
40. Howz 2 Bringz Up A Barn Kittie - By Robin
Sports & Recreation - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:16:01
Robin wants to have a go at winning the prize for the best new cat lens, so he has asked me to help him write about bringing up a barn kitten. The lens is going to share our experiences and some of the facts and ideas that have helped us in giving Robin the best home we possibly could.
Ize tuld ...
41. The Dressage Husband
Pets & Animals - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:16:07
I have just joined Rocket Squids and the first task is to write a non-autobiographical introduction to myself. So this paragraph is to introduce that fact and to tell you a little about who I am. First and it should not be any surprise I am married to a Dressage Rider and riding instructor (she i...
42. Fairer Shares - Better Wealth Management
Relationships & Family - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:16:03
Somewhat surprisingly the concept has been around for years and the book and source for this lens was written in 1954. The business which was the test of the theory was founded in main by October 1910, it has thrived and been incredibly successful, and yet despite this many of us have never heard...
43. Hitch Hikers Guide To The Galaxy
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:16:05
I joined the Squidoo Book Club and the first quest was to write a lens about our favourite fiction novel or author. How could I not choose Douglas Adams and his famous 6 part trilogy (he actually only wrote the first 5) Hitch Hikers Guide to The Galaxy. The series poses the question what is the a...
44. Whole Wheat Bread For Machines
Books, Poetry & Writing - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 22:16:32
My first attempt at making whole wheat bread with my new Zojirushi bread maker was a bit off the mark the bread was fine but I had forgotten to add the salt at the beginning and remembered to add it when the add ingredients beep went. The result was an under risen 100% whole wheat bread. It taste...
45. Nintendo WiiFit - Wii Console - Wii Balance Board
Food & Cooking - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 01:41:30
The Nintendo WiiFit system was a new concept in Computer Gaming in that this computer game is actually designed to be fun for the whole family, but at the same time it gets you fit! The Nintendo team has actually excelled itself on this one. The Nintendo WiiFit plus is based on the concept of the...
46. Canon Digital Rebel XSi Camera
Hobbies, Games & Toys - Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:45:03
I was trying to think of the best introduction to this amazing camera but I can not do better than Canon's own intro.:- "For stunning photography with point-and-shoot ease, look no further than Canon's EOS Rebel XSi. The EOS Rebel XSi brings staggering technological innovation to the mass...
Arts & Design - Thu, 11 Sep 2014 07:55:40
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