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Kenmore Vacuum Cleaner Tool Adapters

After donating the neversufficiently-to-be-damned Samsung vacuum cleaner (and all its remaining bags & doodads) to a nonprofit’s tag sale, we picked up a Sears Kenmore Progressive vacuum cleaner that seemed to be the least awful of the current offerings. 909 more words

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Ed's Fireball Hot Cocoa Recipe

The hot chocolate recipe on the back of the cocoa container tastes like bland liquid candy.

This tastes the way hot cocoa should:

Ingredients… 162 more words

Home Ec

When Tea Towels Double as Art...

…you do an embarrassing happy dance in the middle of your kitchen!  I went to the grand opening of the Magnolia Market Silos (#silobration) this last weekend in my hometown of Waco, TX and picked up a few things to spruce up my home.   72 more words

Home Ec

Time Management: In the kitchen?

Transferable skills taught at home?

Do you think that it’s only in school and jobs that teach them? Time management in the kitchen can translate into more than you think. 562 more words


Painting By Numbers

The south- and snowplow-facing numbers on the mailbox weren’t up to the challenge:

I wiped the crud off the reflective labels with denatured alcohol before painting, but that was the extent of the surface preparation. 100 more words

Machine Shop

How To Load A Dishwasher

I attended the first hour of a one-day workshop recently on building communication and trust in a marriage, presented by a husband/wife team. She was talking about letting go of certain pet peeves a wife might have, one of which was how to load a dishwasher. 686 more words

Home Ec

Well, she knows how to bake.

She really does thrive in the kitchen. And I have been enjoying the pumpkin muffins, the cinnamon muffins, and all the other goodies she can make.