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Where do you get those glasses?

Heather says: I find seeing to be rather important. One of the downsides of my new job with FeedBlitz is that I’m sitting in front of a computer screen 40ish hours a week + whatever time I read or work on Home Ec 101 things. The downside to that? Eyestrain. The cure? Rest your eyes?…

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Cookbook Review: Taste of Home Cooking School Cookbook

Heather says: I was sent a copy of the Taste of Home Cooking School Cookbook for review. (You can check out my policy on reviews up there in the navigation bar under Site Administration and Disclosure, exciting stuff, I guarantee.) I really like this cookbook, IF you keep in mind that it is geared for…

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Five Cookbooks for the Modern Man

Brian says: As honorable as it might be to be able to conjure up a library of recipes off the top of one’s head, the fact remains that even professionals need to reference a page or two out of the good book. But thanks to the cataclysmic tidal wave of the “Self-Help Era”, there are…

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Easy Sun Dried Tomatoes Recipe

Heather says:     Amy has shared a fantastic tutorial on making dried tomatoes at home. They look amazing and I think I’m just going to have to make some as tomatoes come into season.     Step By Step Easy Sun Dried Tomatoes Recipe.

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Text Emergency Alerts Should be Available by mid-2012

Heather says: I’m excited for this, we don’t watch broadcast tv and we’re bad about leaving the emergency radio on. Cell Phone Users to Receive Text Alerts About National, Local Emergencies | News & Opinion | PCMag.com. What do you think, are you interested in the development of the text message emergency alert system? (Think…

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How to Add a Pocket to a Skirt or Dress

Heather says: I am pocket deprived, I am also anti-purse. I’ve always wondered how hard it would be to add pockets to the skirts and dresses I have. I found this tutorial poking around on the web today and it seems like it solves my problem simply. Enjoy! materials needed: sewing machine, thread, seam ripper,…

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Freeze Your Jeans?

Heather says: I don’t quite know where to begin with this. I suppose I must say I find it ridiculous, mostly because when I wear jeans, they get dirty. Maybe, maybe if I had a super fancy, only wear out to events pair of jeans I would consider the jeans freezing trick an option. However,…

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St Patricks Day Food Ideas

Heather says: Looking for some fun, kid friendly ideas for St. Patrick’s Day? Head over to Balancing Beauty and Bedlam where Jen has put together recipes for shamrock cupcakes and punch. Enjoy.     Food for St Patricks Day.  

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Homemade Instant Chai Tea

Heather says: This recipe is going straight into my to try pile. I doubt it will ever replace my morning cup of coffee, but it sounds like it would be a nice treat on a chilly afternoon.   Butter and Oven Mitts: Instant Chai Latte Mix. Enjoy!

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Gorgeous Mardi Gras Cupcakes

Heather says: Hoosier Homemade has done it again, she’s got some gorgeous Mardi Gras cupcakes. I gave my friend making the King cake my natural food dye or these would be added to my to-do list for today.     Mardi Gras Cupcakes with FREE Printables | Hoosier Homemade.

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