Posts Tagged ‘Sponsored’

A Look Back at Method Over 2012

Heather says: I want to thank Method for being a sponsor of Home-Ec 101 this year. I’m choosy about who I want to work with here. I care about the influence I may have over some of your consumer choices. After flying out to San Francisco last March and meeting the founders of the company…

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October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month #PinkYourSink

“Do not go gentle into that good night,” Dylan Thomas It’s been a tough year. Home-Ec 101 recently lost a friend to head and neck cancer. My stepbrother began, and as far as we know, is winning his fight with testicular cancer. Every October, it seems, I add another reason, another person, another story, to…

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Q-Tips Quick Tip: Detail Your Car

Heather says: Here we go, it’s the final installment of Quick Tips from Q-Tips® . You’re excited, I can see it in the way your eyes shine. . . And hey, I’ve come a long way over the past year with talking on camera. Maybe I’ll eventually get around to making it a regular thing. Heck,…

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Detail Your Washing Machine: A Quick Tip from Q-Tips®

Heather says: If you haven’t realized by now, I’m human. I neglect some chores and then occasionally get a little OCD when I remedy that situation. This week I’m bringing you another quick tip from Q-Tips® and we’re in the laundry room. Yes, you get a sneak peek at my washing machine and the lint it…

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Back-to-School and Back-to-Work? with a Tupperware Giveaway

Heather says: Did you know that I’m currently looking to re-enter the whole 9 – 5 world? It’s true, I’ve been sending out applications, going to interviews and while nothing has happened, yet, I’m sure at some point I’ll find a good fit. Don’t worry, Home-Ec101.com isn’t going anywhere. Home-Ec 101 represents more than 5.5…

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Method and Pattern Maker Orla Kiely

Heather says: So, I know this post is out of my normal scope of coverage, but as you know I’m working with Method ( #CleanHappy) and this is their news for this month*. Transparency: I know very little about style and fashion -home or otherwise. I tend to make things up, ask other people if…

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Quick Tip from Q-Tips and a note about Q-Tips for Good

Heather says: As you know, Home-Ec101.com works with Q-tips®. Did you know that Q-tips® cotton swabs do a lot of good?  This summer Q-tips® cotton swabs brand is donating 1 Million Q-tips® cotton swabs to 3 charities that can use them daily – Operation Gratitude for care packages, Ronald McDonald House of New York for arts…

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Simple Pleasures, CAMP BONDFIRE, and IGNITE SUMMER MEMORIES

Heather says: What do you get when you combine: a breezy Sunday afternoon, seven children eight and younger, a backyard, a fire-pit, marshmallows, graham crackers, and HERSHEY’s Milk Chocolate Bars? You get an afternoon of memories I’ll hold onto for years to come. Things have been crazy for months. I feel as though I’ve been…

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Method: Clean Like a Mother #CleanHappy

Heather says: Last month I told you about my trip to the Method Headquarters in San Francisco, CA. You remember that, right?   How could you forget? Below is the first video starring Noah (the guy on the right), who is amazingly awesome and a fun guy to be around. I personally hope he becomes…

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Q-Tips for Touch Up Painting

how to touch up paint in small areas

Heather says: As many of you know I’ve been working with Q-Tips for the past few months to remind readers that Q-Tips are good for ever so much more than just your health and beauty needs. (For what it’s worth, I’ve found they are great for when my daughter destroys the tube of topcoat to the…

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Method Clean Happy

Heather says: Earlier this morning I mentioned that I had a chance to visit San Francisco and the Method brand’s headquarters. I mentioned that I had never fallen in love with a company before, but it’s not really the company I fell in love with, it’s really the people who are the company. When you…

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Clean Cabinet Corners with Q-Tips®

Heather says: Some of you are like me and stuck with white cabinetry. From a distance, unless you’ve really let things go, white cabinetry almost always looks pretty clean. However, over time, even the most fastidious housekeepers will notice gunk building up in the corners. Q-Tips Precision Tips®  and isopropyl rubbing alcohol are great for getting…

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