Category Archive: Household

Party Down with a Seasonal Cocktail Parasol Wreath

I’m always looking for seasonal wreaths to hang on the front of the manse, but they are always so pricey. The other day I found a really cute one for summer on the… Continue reading

Ticket Stub Shadow Box

One day while cruising the boards I came across a neat idea for displaying old ticket stubs. The photo on Pinterest looks like this:   I have been collecting ticket stubs for more… Continue reading

A Tidy Linen Closet is a Happy Linen Closet

The Internet is full of housekeeping tips, and I came across this one for organizing the linen closet recently. The photo on Pinterest looks like this: Before I started, the hall linen closet was… Continue reading

Cleaning the Microwave with Vinegar

After yesterday’s cake-in-a-cup fiasco, I decided it was time to give the microwave a good cleaning. On Pinterest, I found and eco-friendly method using vinegar and water. The photo on Pinterest looks like… Continue reading

Pan-Handling with Baking Soda, Peroxide, and Elbow Grease

I’m always looking for miracle cleaners, especially eco-friendly homemade cleaners. Recently one appeared on Pinterest that claimed to clean tarnished baking pans with a mixture of baking soda and hydrogen peroxide. The photo… Continue reading

When Life Gives You Lemons, Can You Make Bathroom Cleaner?

Pinterest is full of homemade cleaning recipes, so I decided to give one a try. The photo on Pinterest looks like this: I think it’s kind of refreshing that the fixture does look… Continue reading

Easy Crock Pot Chicken…At Least Until Clean-up Time

Last night I made an easy crock-pot chicken recipe.  The photo on Pinterest looks like this: Ingredients: 2-4 frozen boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese (let sit out to… Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Blondies… er…I mean Blobbies

It’s Mother’s Day, and I usually bake on Sundays so that the kids have some kind of treat for their lunches during the week. In the interest of making things easier for myself,… Continue reading

Clean Your Showerhead With Vinegar…kind of

I don’t usually cook on Fridays, so I thought I would post one about a DIY project. We all like to be environmentally friendly, and vinegar is a good way to do that… Continue reading