The Vintage Life
October 05, 2014

The Vintage Life

America’s Houskeeping Book describes the American home as “our most vital industry.” While there are so many differing points of view that swirl around this idea of homemaking and housekeeping that stem from past and current struggles, political views, and personal history, I’d like to venture that the home is still our most vital industry. It doesn’t matter whether you are single or married, have kids or not, rent or own, have an apartment or house. Home is where you come to, to feel loved, safe, and peaceful. It’s......

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Best of the 'Net
October 04, 2014

Best of the ‘Net

I love to watch educational videos from the 40s and 50s. They’re a great source for the tidbits of knowledge from home economics classes of the past. Here’s one on personal grooming. (And yes. I...


Finance: Your Toolbox
October 03, 2014

Finance: Your Toolbox

Remember my caveat and grace note about numbers? If that is going to apply anywhere for most people, it will be here. Dealing with your personal finances – especially if you’ve ignored them for too long...


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