Posts Tagged ‘Retro Saturday’

Home Ec 101 Retro Round Up

Heather says: Wow, this week flew by and I’m going to blame the mid-week holiday. I hope you and yours had a wonderful Fourth and for those of you across the pond and elsewhere, I simply hope you had a pleasant week. (I was going to say summer, but I know some of you are…

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Home Ec Round Up and Retro Saturday All in One

Heather says: Know what’s riveting? Not hearing about how I spent last night in fever dreams in which I ran from alligators (anyone feel like analyzing that?) and a random little girl stole my favorite dress. No, riveting is checking out this interesting graph that compares the leading causes of death from 1900 vs. 2010.…

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Retro Saturday March 26, 2011

Heather says: Each week I dive into the archives to share the best of the Home-Ec 101 past. In 2007: How to Prevent Mildew in a Front Loading Washing Machine 2008 brought: How to Clean Stainless Cookware – What is it about March and people wanting to know how to get rid of polymerized fat?…

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Retro Saturday 3/19/2011

Heather says: I hope everyone has had a great week. Personally it’s been a very emotional one with lots of news of the good, the bad (not unexpected, but still not fun), and the stress of the book’s release. Throw in a little visit from out of town relatives -they arrive in a few hours-…

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Retro Saturday January 22, 2011

Heather says: Next week will be a big travel week for me, but I have posts lined up. A few are by my husband -I’m scared- and of course Brian will be here to help hold down the fort. Don’t worry, you can always submit your questions to helpme@home-ec101.com. I do my best to answer all…

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Retro Saturday January 15, 2010

Heather says: Each Saturday I dive into the archives and pull up the best of this week in the Home Ec 101 past. Since home economics rarely has any ties to current events -although more people start looking at the frugal posts when gas prices rise- most of the content is still relevant, even when…

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Retro Saturday: January 8, 2011

Heather says: I don’t know about the rest of you, but I can’t shake the feeling that 2011 – twenty-eleven (if I catch you saying two thousand eleven, I might have to whap you)- is the future. You know, the future we all thought would never get here. I mean sure, we’ve got our communicators,…

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Retro Saturday December 11, 2010

Heather says: Looking back over this week in Home Ec 101 history I found In 2009 Do you soak your rolled oats? Give it a try, it takes practically zero effort and makes oatmeal so much better. A recipe for collard greens and northern beans. In 2008 A Home Ec Reader wrote in looking for…

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Retro Saturday October 30, 2010

Heather says: I apologize for the dearth of posts this week, but my ability to connect to the Internet has been sporadic at best. I must confess, not having the world in my hands is a strange experience for me. I actually had to *gasp* talk to people. Don’t worry things will return to normal…

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Retro Saturday October 23, 2010

Heather says: I’ve almost adjusted back to life after a trip to Las Vegas, just in time to give a short talk today and head to Toronto on Tuesday. Each Saturday I dive back into the archives to pull up some of my favorite posts that would otherwise be buried by the blog format. In…

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Retro Saturday October 16, 2010

Heather says: I’ve been in Las Vegas this past week at the annual BlogWorld Expo conference. I’ve met some really great people who have been kind and encouraging. This week has been a huge boost to my enthusiasm for all things Home Ec 101.I have a feeling I’m going to be pretty jet lagged when…

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Site Admin and Retro Saturday 10/2/2010

Heather says: To say yesterday was rough would be a mild understatement. A few minutes after posting, I slipped and fell down my stairs. Thankfully I didn’t break anything, but I still feel like I went a round or two with Tyson. My doc said it’ll be a week or two before I’m back up…

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Site Admin and Retro Saturday 9/25/2010

Heather says: What could I possibly have to announce this week? Well the shirts will be in! (I’m nervous and excited and nervous) Watch the navigation bar for a new tab labelled Shop. I kept this order very small, as I’m a little bit of a chicken. If I run out of your size, just…

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Site Admin and Retro Saturday 9/18/2010

Heather says: If you like the chore post-it note here on Home Ec 101, I have good news. I’ve added, thanks to the design talent of Janet Edens, a printable version of the weekly chore schedule. Print out the chore chart and voilà you’re set. If you’re the type that loves to cross things off,…

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