Heather says: First of all, I’d like to thank everyone for the feedback they gave regarding the recent post on strawberry jam. I’ve had several requests for lower sugar, sugar substitute, and diabetic recipes. Pickyourown.org has some fantastic tips for reducing the amount of sugar involved in the canning process. Here are some of the […]
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Ivy says: I had such a good time at the potluck I was telling you about on Friday that I can’t even begin to form the words to express how great it was. It is very, very important that we get some time to catch up, hang with friends, let loose and just be ourselves. […]
Dear Home-Ec 101, Home Ec 101 is awesome. I am deficient in all things home ec-y. For example, I never learned how to put my hair in a proper bun. Oh, and how am I supposed to figure out where the heck to go for a haircut in a new town? Signed, Bunless in Beantown […]
Heather says: Today is one of those days, the kind of day where nothing is a crisis on its own, but added together it becomes one great big mess. I live in Hurricane Country, seven or eight months of the year I ensure I have clean enough clean bottled water to last my family for […]
Dear Home-Ec101, I’m going crazy, my house is a wreck, my kids are a mess, my job is in shambles, I’m broke. I feel like I’m failing adulthood miserably, can you help? Signed, Imperfect Ivy says: Boy, do I ever hear ya. I’ve been exactly where you’re at. We women have so many hats we […]