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Pop Goes the Culture

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I Was Absent The Day They Did That

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Perugia, Italy, An Enchanting Jewel in Umbria's Crown
Follow the adventures of our author, Marjorie Dorfman, in Perugia, Italy, where she lived, played and believe it or not even went to school for more than two years.
The Haunted House Directory
Check out this fascinating site that features haunted homes all over the country. Just plug in the city of your choice, sit back and...shiver.
Seattle PI
Read this interesting article about when housekeeping can really be hazardous to your health!
Combat Cutlery Galley
A Celebration of Lethal Flatware. Check out this interesting collection of lethal eating utensils!
Arkadia - Homes for sale by owner & holiday rentals
International real estate classified ads from homeowners or brokers to buy, sell or rent your property, house, apartment, business, land. Worldwide directory of vacation rentals by owner!.
Fascinating site for iron collectors who are and wannabe.
Turtle Trips
A visit to the candle museum and factory of Austria. Candles of all sizes and shapes!
Manufacturers of the Roomba and the Scooba, find out about these new applied robotics for the home.
Storage Cabinets
Great site with a wide variety of storage cabinets from some of America's top manufacturers. How about: adjustable feet for your uneven garage floor?
Computer Desk Solutions
A great selection of computer desk solutions from America's top manufacturers: corner and glass desks, executive desks, hutches, lateral files, and entire collections for your home or office.
The Enchanted Spirit
Comprehensive site covering all aspects of Feng Shui, with articles written by many different authors.
The History of toys and games
Fascinating site covering the history of favorite and much loved games throughout history.
Discount Window Blinds
Get discount blinds for your windows or doors including custom blinds from Blind Central Online.
Sweet Reflections, wedding favors
Planning a wedding? We found this to be a unique and extensive line of favors and gifts. Really great selection!
American Sanitary Plumbing Museum
Flushes out a particular part of the human experience. Visitors shower it with praise. Might give you a sinking feeling. The butt of a lot of jokes, it's also a shrine to the history of plumbing.
Discount Saunas Direct
We found a place that has Saunas at discount, even wholesale, prices from the top brands in the industry. Great woods and real quality. And they have steam bath options, too.
The Refrigeration Research Museum
Here's some interesting descriptions of early stages (late 19th century up to 1960) in the history of refrigeration.
Dining Room Chairs – Leather, Lounge, Wood & Stackable Seating
Sofas, recliners, office & rocking, massage, metal, upholstered & outdoor. Stackable chairs, from booths to benches, rockers to porch swings.
Modern & Contemporary Furniture
Modern furniture, designer sophistication, contemporary flare, truly imaginative, sometimes breathtaking, and yet practical, comfortable modern furniture.
Residential & Commercial Tables, Table Bases & Tops
A comprehensive selection of commercial restaurant and hotel table products. A huge variety of standard shapes, materials, edge treatments and sizes.
Contemporary and Modern Furniture
Here's a site where you can find furniture, area rugs, accessories for the home, and a great deal more. An incredible source of links.
New House Plans
How about complete house plans for homes of every style? How about "Beach House Plans" or "Cape Cod House Plans"? There's really more than 5000 available from more than 70 architects!
Replacement Water Filters and Reverse Osmosis Membrane Systems. Here's a really large selection of replacement water filters, reverse osmosis membranes, testing kits and even repair parts for online buyers. You can get one water filter or reverse osmosis membrane or a whole case with discount.
We found this collection of Light Switch Plates and Wall Plates really worth a look. Talk about variety and odd configuratioins, too. Built-in night light?
FunnyTaf – Great free stuff
This site is a labor of love. Hard to believe there could be so MUCH free stuff available on the web!
Bar Stools & Barstools
Are you a restaurant owner? Check this site for savings and value! Or if it would be for your home, you can get a bargain on all sorts of indoor and outdoor furniture.
Barstools 21
We found this site and the link above to have great savings for you. The name is "BarStools", but for your home or your business, they offer way more than that!
Davenport, Day bed, Lofa Sofa
In response to Marjorie's article on Hideaway Beds, we found this finest futon and convertible furniture made in Canada. A more comfortable, practical, and economical alternative to the traditional sofa-bed.
Aquasana Water Filters
Provides superior water filter products and a very useful comparison chart between several water filtration brands. You can have healthy and good-tasting water throughout your house!
Antique Stoves
An interesting site depicting decorative stoves of yesteryear. A must see for nostalgia and Victorian era buffs.
Filters Fast
Water filter cartridges for your refrigerator? Here you can get the original OEM parts for all brands including: Amana, GE, Frigidaire, Kenmore, Kitchenaid, Maytag, Samsung and Whirlpool.
Japanese Flower Arranging [Ikebana], Bonsai, & Gardens
A comprehensive and very interesting site devoted to the Japanese art of flower arranging.
H2O Warehouse
Get the best prices for water purifiers and water filters at H2O Warehouse and make your drinking water fresh and clean at every faucet in your home! H2O keeps your family and our planet alive.
Vintage Tub & Bath
is a family-run, full service reproduction bathroom supply company based in Hazleton, PA.The premier source for reproduction clawfoot bath tubs, faucets, and fittings. Great prices, quality products, superior service, and free shipping.
Form + Function
Form + Function has been a resource for unique lighting and ceiling fans for your home since 1984. Outdoor lighting, wall sconces, table- and floor lamps, chandeliers and much more.
Miniatures from the Attic
A full-service dollhouse and miniatures shop, featuring finished dollhouses and dollhouse kits, dollhouse-building supplies, dollhouse furniture and accessories. Make your dollhouse and miniature dreams come true.
Advanced Water Filters
We found faucets for reverse osmosis and a wonderful selection of water filtration systems (designer colors and finishes) as well as an extensive research section on water sciences.
Louie Lighting
You have to see the variety of lights and lighting selections at this site! Really worth a trip, even just to browse. Award-winning lighting designer Arie Louie's focus is on personal service, cost-effective solutions and rapid response.
Half Bakery
A forum for and about lovers and users of the garbage disposal, interesting and amusing dialogue.
This site has such a broad selection of birdhouses, it's worth a visit just to see them. Don't leave your lawn untended without one
The Bathtub Art Museum
The Bathtub Art Museum is a non-profit museum in Portland, Oregon, whose goal is to build an extensive collection of representations of bathtubs in art.
Hot Spring Spas & Hot Tubs
Thinking of adding something something wonderful to your home? How about the world's number one selling hot tub?
Christmas Inventions
An interesting site that answers many questions about the origin of Christmas customs and traditions.
Victorian Parlor Games and pastimes
Lovely, old-fashioned site featuring parlor games, music and pastimes of the Victorian era.
AC Direct
A consumer-direct supplier of home heating and cooling systems at wholesale prices. You can take control of your heating and cooling equipment selection and pricing options from the comfort of your home saving up to 70% on brand new equipment.
Dirty Details
Interesting site about how to clean the Weisman Museum in Twin Cities, MN. The hell with the art. How do you clean the exterior? Check it out and see!
Plumbing Supply
A site devoted to the history of plumbing throughout the ages. Interesting and informative to those who might be so inclined.
Owners and Their Dogs
The Dachshund Lovers site is a community of Dachshund Lovers from around the world who share their dachshund's adorable photos and unique stories. For non-dachshund owners: Caution upon entering: You may fall in love with Dachshunds (if you aren't already).
par : a : dox, Feverish Man Letting It All Go
An interesting and amusing essay by and about a man blessed with little mechanical aptitude and-or manual dexterity. In short, a man after my own heart!
Our Family Place
Web site for families who need help with organizing their lives. Visit and set yourself free by learning to keep things simple.
Murphy Bed Company
An interesting site offering a catalog, history and general information on the Murphy Bed. Beds can also be purchased here.
The Vintage Vacuum Cleaner Museum
An interesting collection of old vacuum cleaners with some unexpected sounds. Scroll down and you can visit other "unusual museums".
The Clutter Buster: Making Order From Chaos
An interesting site that views clutter as a source of stress and frustration. Mr. Bob Farkas offers help to those among us who don't even know where to begin.
Etiquette Dilemmas
A wonderful message board courtesy of Good Housekeeping. Get advice, share your favorite faux pas, and tell how you handled a sticky situation. It's active and you can get excellent ideas on how to deal with ungrateful house guests.
This link is a data base for over 2,000 species of indoor plants. It offers a bulletin board for searches and whatever questions about whatever plants you are looking for.
This Old House Online
This web site offers several helpful departments about maintaining households including a resource directory for products and services, how-to tips and a home renovator's forum for exchanging ideas with other do-it-your-selfers.

The Lending Tree
This web site is a good resource for general information on home buying. It works with realtors from Century 21, Remax, Coldwell Bankers, etc.
Home Improvement Encyclopedia
Sponsored by Better Homes and Gardens, this interactive encyclopedia provides a guided tour on many areas of home repair including plumbing, wiring, carpentry, masonry and general help and information.

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