We love our cheese here in WI. A little too much I think, but I'm OK with that. One of my favorite things to do is have a glass of wine with some fruit, nuts, and flavorful cheese. Stop over at A Cup of Jo to learn how to make a perfect cheese plate!
My mother-in-law sent me some of her tired and true homemade cleaning solutions. She says they all work great and don't leave a chemical smell. Window Cleaner: ½ c. ammonia 1 c. white vinegar 1 gal. hot water may add ½ c. rubbing alcohol for cold weather cleaning To Freshen Drains: Pour ½ c.... Continue Reading →
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Crystal at Money Saving Mom held a 4 week challenge last May to help people stock up their freezers and save money. This is an awesome idea that I wish I would have stumbled on over my winter break (as if I didn't have enough to do with the kitchen remodel). So many people tell... Continue Reading →
Sweetened Drinks Linked to Depression in U.S. Soda Study - Bloomberg.
The Kitchn posted a super useful article on freezing food. The top complaints I get from people about eating healthy are: 1. Healthy food is too expensive 2. When they buy healthy food it goes bad before they can eat it all. My responses are: 1. Meal plan so you don't buy too much 2.... Continue Reading →
The office is one area of the house we haven't spent much time on. We recently rearranged the room by placing the desk in the middle; I really love the open feel compared to the room when the desk was against the wall - it makes studying for 8 hours straight much more enjoyable. We also... Continue Reading →
Poll: Few Americans know all the risks of obesity - Washington Times.
The living room walls were pretty bare, aside from the pictures above the TV. The first decoration I found was a flower canvas painting at Target. The blue is a perfect complement to the neutral tone room. I also found some blue vases at goodwill for $1 each and decorative straw-colored exactly the same as the neutral... Continue Reading →
Yes, that is right - the highlight of our project is that we now have a dishwasher AND a vent over the stove. The previous set-up had a hole in the ceiling that made it look like there used to be a vent over the stove, but the microwave they left us didn't vent; I... Continue Reading →