7 Fun DIY Hot Glue Gun Projects

A hot melt glue gun is an often-used tool in your crafting arsenal for putting projects together or maybe for just the occasional household repair task.  We thought we would put together a few ideas showing you see how creative you can be, and how much fun you can have with a glue gun when you are using it as the actual project itself!  While glue has amazing adhesive properties, it is essentially melted plastic, so turn up the heat...

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Best Ways to Substitute Sugar with Honey

There is a lot of buzzes lately about how we need to watch our sugar intake.  Sugar is added to everything, and it creates an addiction, which causes you to crave more sugar, and then it feeds on itself.  Added sugar is identified as “empty calories” which means that there are calories consumed, but with no essential nutrients provided in those calories.  Not all sugar is bad for you, and we think that encouragement to use natural...

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How to Open a Bottle of Wine Without a Corkscrew

Have you ever wondered what you would do if you arrived at your dinner party or picnic with a bottle of wine and there was no corkscrew in sight? If this is ever the case, you might just find yourself the hit of the party if you read up on the following tips and tricks that could help you get that bottle opened. Of course, we all know that using a corkscrew is the best and easiest method and that using an electric wine opener is even...

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Juicing vs Blending – What is the Difference?

“I juice. I drink a shake every morning. After the gym, I need to have my smoothie.” If you haven’t uttered these words, you’ve heard them from a friend or acquaintance.  When we wrote the personal blender guide, we were amazed at the amount of confusion out there regarding not only appliances but also concoctions as well.  And in true ReadPlease fashion, we wanted to get to the bottom of things and sort through the information...

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11 Beach Essentials for this Summer

Summer is flying by and no matter how much time we have to prepare, it seems we are always running around at the last minute to make sure that we are fully prepared.  Here at ReadPlease we thought we’d put together prep lists to help you get out the door and onto the sand.  Our top picks and recommendations are based on our research from online reviews and personal experience.  Don’t forget these top items to pack whether it’s for a...

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Beginners Guide to Selecting a Laptop

What You Need to Know When Choosing a Laptop When choosing a laptop, the most important criteria you need to be armed with is knowing how you will use it.  Most people use laptops for one of the following primary purposes, and your usage will determine what type/how powerful of a laptop you’ll need: Schoolwork/Writing Office Work/Calculating Web Browsing/Watching Videos Gaming Media Production Although there are exceptions to this...

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