Lovely Links Aug 2
August 02, 2015

Lovely Links Aug 2

Today, I rediscovered my RSS feed reader. I had about 700(!) blog posts to read (or not). I’ve cleared out about 300 and also remembered just how much I enjoy some of the blogs and writing out there. Yes, some of these posts aren’t recent, but they are still lovely! The surprising way to host a dinner party even when you’re exhausted and your house feels messy!  {Kitchen Fellowship} This sounds like fun, and I have friends who would probably enjoy this while watching a certain shark-themed sci-fi movie… Salted Caramel......

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Cleaning - the Retro Version
October 23, 2014

Cleaning – the Retro Version

From my housekeeping bible, America’s Housekeeping Book, comes a glimpse into our foremother’s daily cleaning routine: Early Morning: Preparing and serving breakfast Forenoon: General pickup. Light cleaning of rooms. Start weekly task (Monday – laundry; Tuesday – Marketing...


Making Up
October 22, 2014

Making Up

One of the things I have come to appreciate as I get older is that I can still play dress up. My style has developed to be somewhat retro – somewhere between the 40s and...


The Basics of Meal Planning
October 21, 2014

The Basics of Meal Planning

My last two posts in this section have touched a bit on meal planning, but let’s go a little deeper. First, let’s talk about the why’s of meal planning. The obvious one – you know...


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