Staying on top of Everything?

Dear Home-Ec 101,

I came across your site from checking your book out on Amazon.  I love how you give every day a certain task or chore or area to clean.  I did not grow up in a home where I had regular chores. 

Feeling Desperate

The holidays are here and it’s the first time I’ve dealt with them after a year losses and huge life changes. I thought now would be a good time to revisit this post on feeling desperate. Please remember, if you ever do feel completely lost, help is available, whether it’s through IAmAlive.org, 1-800-SUICIDE, 211, or reaching out to a friend.

So, Are You Like Martha Stewart? Donna Reed?

Heather says:

When people ask what I do, after I joke about working in a bar, describe my job at FeedBlitz, talk about my app, I then have to explain Home-Ec101. This happens a lot and generally I get the confused puppy head-tilt.

Food for Thought

Heather says:

It’s been a long time since I have brought up my thoughts on why I believe cooking “from scratch” is a vital life skill. Notice I didn’t say important, I said vital.

Over the weekend I had to spend some time in the car, so I loaded up a couple of podcasts, as I tend to do.

Obvious as a Heart Attack? Know the Warning Signs, Save a Life

Bobbie says:

As you probably know, February is Heart Month – all month long there have been events & promotions to turn everyone’s attention toward heart health. Since this is a leap year, today is like a Bonus Day – so I thought I’d share my story.