Posts Tagged ‘Site administration’

Can We Talk?

Heather says You may find this funny; it’s been a few weeks, and I’m still somewhere between puzzled and amused. There was recently a request, from an individual, for this site to test multiple smooth stovetops and rate them by manufacturer and glass type. I am hoping that this person just doesn’t realize that: a)…

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Administrative Aside: Tuesday Talk, Q-Tips Winners and More

Heather says: Let’s start with the giveaway winners from the Q-Tips®  Quick Tip Detail Your Car Post. Commenters 1 aka MariaKunze, 31 RevancheGS (not sure how the heck that happened since it was saying you couldn’t comment, weird!), & 15 CMarie, come on down. Well, actually just email your shipping info to helpme@home-ec101.com. That’d be…

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Sink or Swim, State of the Site, Off topic-ish

Heather says: I don’t talk about my life too much here on Home-Ec 101 because I want this site to apply to all adults (even those who feel like they are pretending) no matter where they are in their life. Whether you have just left college and are trying to figure out what you need…

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Winner of the Sierra Mist Giveaway

Heather says: I’m embarrassed to admit I messed up. I forgot to write up the post notifying commenter ” deneicer1″ won the Sierra Mist giveaway. Amy and I agreed the Holiday Appletinis were right up our alley. If you could email me your mailing address / contact info I’ll get it into the proper hands. Congrats!

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2011 the Home-Ec 101 Retrospective

Heather says: Every year I try to do a look back over what’s happened with the site in the past 12 months and just about a year ago I said: “If 2011 is half as fun or productive, it shall go down as a win.” Before I even bring out the numbers, let’s make it official:…

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Quick Off-Topic Break for a Major Milestone Brag

Heather says: Earlier this week Home-Ec 101 hit a major traffic milestone. Over 1 million unique users visited this site in the past 12 months. (In about a week, I’ll be able to say over a million in 2011). That, my friends, is a lot of people (there are only 10k in my town). Want…

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Quick Note from Texas

Heather says: Hi! I’m currently in San Antonio, TX. I don’t have my usual level of connectivity, so please excuse the lack of regular posting today. I’m hoping to bring you a recipe for couscous tomorrow from Chef Ellen Adams. I’ll be playing sous chef and gopher today and tomorrow as we prepare for the…

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Happy 4th of July and an Announcement

Heather says: I hope all US Home-Ec 101 readers have a wonderful weekend celebrating Independence Day. The rest of you? Well, I still hope you have a happy 4th of July. (Remember that old lateral logic question -Do they have a 4th of July in England?) I’m excited to announce that I’m working with the…

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Site Admin Sunday May 22, 2011

Heather says: It’s good to see all of you, hope most of you aren’t too hungover after celebrating the non-end of the world. If any of you have a cure for removing REM from my internal playlist, I’d be forever grateful. Next week will be a bit unusual. I have posts from the Home-Ec 101…

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Site Admin Sunday May 15, 2011

Heather says Some of you may have noticed a post was prematurely published yesterday. Ok,  a lot of you may have noticed. Don’t worry that post will be back. It’s scheduled for May 24. I’d like to apologize for any confusion.  I’m very excited to welcome Vera to Home-Ec 101. I first met Vera at…

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Four Years of Home Ec 101 Goodness

Heather says: Four years ago I was scared. Was this a project people would be interested in? Would people care at all about what we had to say? Well, I’m still here plugging away four years later. Today I’m launching the Home Ec 101 Forums. Some of you have been asking for forums for a long…

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Site Admin Saturday 2/26/2011

Heather says: I hope all of you are having a wonderful weekend. It may not have been obvious from the outside, but there are some neat things brewing under the hood here at Home-Ec101.com. First of all, March 1 marks the start of my fifth year here on Home-Ec 101. What? Really? Can it be?…

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Home Ec 101 Available on Kindle!

Heather says: I’ve got great news! Home-Ec 101 the book is now available for your Kindle.  (I’m just a little excited and scared, but mostly excited.) Other places that carry Home-Ec 101 Skills for Everyday Living Of course, you can buy it in book form also. Following are some reviews from readers: This book is perfection,…

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Site Admin Saturday, Announcing #homechat

Heather says: Have you ever wished you could just ask quick household questions, without having to search through the archives? Well now you’ve got a chance. I’m partnering with Angela England, Founder of Untrained Housewife to start a weekly Twitter chat, #HomeChat. It will be, as the name implies a place to discuss all things…

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