Posts Tagged ‘Guest Posts’

Meringue 101: The Great Meringue Caper

Heather says: I’m out of town, getting my geek on at a the Type-A Mom Blog Conference. Patrick Stuckart, an excellent photographer and all around cool guy (don’t let him say otherwise), volunteered to write this post on his meringue making adventure. As I occasionally try to engage the brain cells I still have, I…

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5 Reasons to Have Renters Insurance

I’m still on the road, hanging out in Minnesota. The lovely Louise Baker offered to guest post and I gratefully accepted. Enjoy! It’s important to know when you’re moving into a new rental home or apartment, your landlord carries insurance only on his building. It’s up to you to insure anything inside by purchasing renters…

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Pet Friendly Weed Control

Dear Home Ec 101, Is there such a thing as a weed killer that will not affect my dogs? In addition to the two greyhounds that live in the house, I have multiple neighbors who think the leash law does not apply to them, plus several feral cats that like to hang in my window…

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Freezer Tips, A Guest Post

The following is a guest post by Dr. Alice of Feet First. Dr. Alice says: I almost feel as though I should start this piece with an apologia, since I think most readers of this site already know how handy the freezer can be for make-ahead meals. However, I shall forge ahead and tell you…

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Homemade Playdough

There is no Fearless Friday this week. Enjoy this guest post from Candice of Ragamuffin Design. Candice says: Yesterday was a beautiful day outside, but I was determined to stay inside and clean. My 4 year old despises when I clean so I knew he needed to be set up with a project. So, I…

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Cleaning for Those Who Are Immunosuppressed

The following is a guest post by Dr. Alice of Feet First. Dr. Alice says: “Cleanliness is next to godliness” is a well-known saying, but my recent experiences have changed my mind: It would be more accurate to say that cleanliness is next to survival. Granted, many readers might not go quite that far, but…

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Budget Buys Meet the Pantry Clean Out

The following is a guest post from Dr. Alice of Feet First. Dr. Alice says: When it comes to meal preparation and food storage, I’m an unabashed fan of cans. Being single with a busy work schedule means that my meal planning skills are not all they could be, and having a repertoire of quick…

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On the Merits of Being a Part-Time Vegetarian

*Note from Heather* The links to the suggested cookbooks are affiliate links, if you’d like you can learn about Amazon’s affiliate program here. After learning the final cost for the consumer was the same, I allowed their inclusion in this post. Guest posting is a new feature here at the Home-Ec 101 community and I hope…

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Rosemary’s Garden

The following is a guest post from Aunt B. of Tiny Cat Pants. Guest posting is a new feature here at the Home-Ec 101 community and I hope that all of you are welcoming to those who have volunteered their time and energy with their contributions. I am deeply grateful. Aunt B says: So, I’ve…

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Macaroni and Cheese, Oven Baked

The following is a guest post from Heidi of WithaZ.net Guest posting is a new feature here at the Home-Ec 101 community and I hope that all of you are welcoming to those who have volunteered their time and energy with their contributions. I am deeply grateful. Heidi sayz: Oven-Baked Macaroni and Cheese This is…

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You Don’t Laminate the Meat

Heather says: Every once in a while I get a reminder of exactly why I started this site. After an interesting discussion on Facebook, my good pal Kathy T agreed to share her first experience grilling kabobs via a guest post. Prior to this site, I’d frequently find myself coaching friends through meals, either over…

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