While the look may not fit in your typical mid-west farm kitchen, there are several situations where using the loft style of home decorating can work. Even if you don’t live in the middle of an urban metropolis. Read on.
I’ve worked in restaurants off and on since I was a teenager. As a result, I’ve gotten pretty good at eyeballing consistent sizes when slicing anything. Then, I was given the gift of a Mandoline Slicer. I love this contraption! Now, any dish I prepare that is best served by consistenly sized veggies (e.g., pickle… [Continue Reading]
Where I live, in rural Maine, the dandelion is not viewed as a yard intruder. We don’t mind wildflowers popping up in our yards. I shouldn’t speak for everyone, I guess, but I certainly don’t mind. I think they’re pretty, and thanks to a friend, see the flowers as a tasty appetizer, too. Eat dandelion… [Continue Reading]
This is part two in series on downsizing clutter. I admit the process of downsizing and removing clutter can be daunting. Yes, let’s be honest. Your clutter didn’t accumulate overnight and it’s not going to depart your house in one night either. It’s a step by step process. How can you sanely downsize clutter and those excess… [Continue Reading]
Flickr Photo Credit: Melissago OK, I admit it. I’m no Martha Stewart when it comes to folding bed linens. In fact, for years I’ve struggled not only with folding those fitted sheets, but with keeping all of my sheets organized so I can easily grab a set when I need to make a bed…. [Continue Reading]
Flickr Photo Credit: Gregg Oconnell I think we all forget to do this from time to time when things get hectic at home. That being said, whether you are a life-long penny pincher or just need to get your family through a hard time, diluting products is a powerful, super-easy way to get the… [Continue Reading]