Where do you get those glasses?

Heather says: I find seeing to be rather important. One of the downsides of my new job with FeedBlitz is that I’m sitting in front of a computer screen 40ish hours a week + whatever time I read or work on Home Ec 101 things. The downside to that? Eyestrain. The cure? Rest your eyes? …

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A Day of Freezer Cooking

Heather says: Recently someone sent in an email or left a comment -I can’t remember which- asking for recipes fit for the freezer. I know we’ve covered it in the past, but I thought today would be a good time to post a refresher. It’s been a very hectic season in our home. This has …

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Five Cookbooks for the Modern Man

5 Cookbooks For The Modern Man

Brian says: As honorable as it might be to be able to conjure up a library of recipes off the top of one’s head, the fact remains that even professionals need to reference a page or two out of the good book. But thanks to the cataclysmic tidal wave of the “Self-Help Era”, there are …

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How to Add a Pocket to a Skirt or Dress

Heather says: I am pocket deprived, I am also anti-purse. I’ve always wondered how hard it would be to add pockets to the skirts and dresses I have. I found this tutorial poking around on the web today and it seems like it solves my problem simply. Enjoy! materials needed: sewing machine, thread, seam ripper, …

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Freeze Your Jeans?

Heather says: I don’t quite know where to begin with this. I suppose I must say I find it ridiculous, mostly because when I wear jeans, they get dirty. Maybe, maybe if I had a super fancy, only wear out to events pair of jeans I would consider the jeans freezing trick an option. However, …

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Chore Chart Strategy for Multiple Kids

Heather says: Have more than one kid? Tired of trying to get them to do their chores?  Then you NEED to see Julie’s strategies. This great chore chart was a product of the 70’s and still works great today.  We use a four tiered chart: 1-Name of kid, 2-kitchen chore, 3- bathroom chore, 4- room …

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