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May 2015


Housekeeping 101

I grew up among that generation where, when it came to the house, Mom did it all. My mom was that generation where gals really didn’t have another choice. She then experienced the feminist revolution by proxy through me. Instead of encouraging me to take home economics in school, she enrolled me in welding. Rather than put a mixing bowl in my hand, she dispatched me to feed the cows and mend Continue Reading


Fragrance & Function, My Patio Garden


Before I became an empty nester and downsized to an apartment in the city, I was an avid gardener. I loved frame my home with blooming color and lush greenery. With a huge backyard, I enjoyed raised bed vegetable gardens where I grew a Spring and Winter crop. Transplanted into a new apartment, I sat on my tiny patio and thought gardening was a closed chapter in my past. Boy was I wrong. Where there’s a will there is always a way. Continue Reading