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Reading Material: 07.03.15

Some of the best of what I’ve read this week:

And on the Memory of Your Tastebuds, They are All Umami – Allie Marini – Short fictional stories where a bag of limes is too much commitment for a man, and one is advised to never run out of potato chips. 185 more words

Melissa Clark

Blueberry muffins from scratch

The teenage raisin does not cooperate when I try to capture her moment of victory (when her blueberry muffins come out perfectly). Notice the muffins in the background. 10 more words


Starting Slow

I think it is going well. We’ve read one book, started 1 math unit, and done a LOT of fun, fluffy stuff. Oh, and we’ve had one fight. 120 more words


Home Ec TOTD: Buying Peppers

Summer is the best time to buy peppers in all their wonderful colors – red, green, yellow, orange…  Here are some tips on what to look for when buying peppers and storing them properly. 33 more words

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Home Ec TOTD: Hanger Dimples

Two ways to rid yourself of annoying hanger dimples in your knit shirts:

1. Blast the dimples with steam from your iron.

2. Buy better hangers.   35 more words

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Home Ec Tip of the Day: How to Properly Steam Your Veggies

We are told all the time to make sure to eat our vegetables, and we should.  They are wonderful sources of nutrients as well as delicious IF prepared properly.   256 more words

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Baby Steps.....

Hi everyone, and welcome to Let the Sewing Begin!

In my “About Me” section, you’ll see that I’m returning to sewing after many years away. 341 more words