Cooking From Scratch
October 14, 2014

Cooking From Scratch

Let’s talk about cooking from scratch and how to read a recipe. You may remember from a previous post that I said a meal does not need to be an event. Let me say that again – a meal does not need to be an event. It needs to fill a nutrition gap and taste good, yes. It should be a gathering place for friends and family, yes. But the people around the meal should be the event, not the food itself.  I know on the Food Network they......

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Taking Measurements
October 14, 2014

Taking Measurements

Last week we talked about why we need our measurements. Let’s talk about how to take them and which ones to pay attention to when. High Bust measurement: Taken by wrapping the measuring tape around...


The Vintage Life
October 12, 2014

The Vintage Life

My husband is a prepper (and I by proxy). Now, stay with me here as we’re not extreme. Let me give you an example of why. About five or so years ago, someone had an ‘oopsie’...


Best of the 'Net
October 11, 2014

Best of the ‘Net

10 Vintage Beauty Tips to Reconsider They include no-heat curls (pin curls or using rag curlers overnight), using moisturizer on your neck as well as your face, and using scarves to protect your hair. *...


Finance Concept: Net Worth
October 10, 2014

Finance Concept: Net Worth

The accounting definition of net worth is the value of assets less the value of liabilities. Let’s talk plain speak, though. Assets: the value of things you own The money you have in cash – your...


Home Improvement Concept: Level
October 09, 2014

Home Improvement Concept: Level

As you get more into home improvement and DIY projects, there are two concepts that will make what you do look more professional: level and square. (And if you’re going for a rustic, primitive look...


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