There was a synagogue two blocks from where I grew up, so though my family wasn’t Jewish, I had a strong awareness of Jewish holidays. And the food that went with them – thanks to the Kosher deli just near the synagogue. Matza always holds a special place in my heart. I en
Spring isn’t only a great time for cleaning, but also purging. But before you start pitching stuff willy-nilly, read this story of how my two sisters and I cleaned up – and out – our parents home of 41 years. Whether you are cleaning out an entire house, or just reorganizing your gara
Raise your hands if you’ve ever heard of a rain barrel? (I’m pretending I can see you) Ok, now raise your hands if you know what rain barrels are for. How many of you said water conservation? Good, good! And wrong. Well, not quite wrong, but not quite right either. I’ll give you a C.
About This Sister Eden Short Lori Hill of Sister Eden shows how you can save money and still get the job done by using vinegar in lieu of more common, expensive and toxic household cleaners. Special thanks to Adrienne Hamcke Wicker who suggested this topic. More About the Facts and Articles Mentioned You can use a simple combination of 1 part vinegar, 1 part water and half a lemon to make a really effective surface cleaner. Overwhelmed at the thought of making your own cleaners? The compa
About This Sister Eden Short Lori Hill of Sister Eden shares 3 tips about pet poop, pet food and more so that we can protect our pets AND the planet. More About the Facts and Articles Mentioned Fly-In Fact #1 - Americans spent over $55 billion on pets in 2013 Source: CBSNews.com Referenced Article #1 – Dogs Are More Damaging to the Environment Than an SUV Source: ABC News Fly-In Fact #2 – Better Nutrition = Better Health = Lower Vet Bills Buy pet food like you buy human food.
Does it drive you nutty when you see recyclables in a trash can even though the recycling bin is a few steps away? Sometimes folks just don’t feel like walking the extra steps. So make your home life easier. Place two waste cans in each room. One for recycling and one for landfi
Instead of spending lots of money at one of those big name lingerie stores, check out your local vintage clothing store for slips and other sexy undergarments. You can purchase them for a fraction of the price and they are just as sexy, if not more. And they sure beat an oversi
You don’t need to spend money on pre-packaged microwave popcorn you buy at the store. Just make your own! You will save money and won’t ingest all those yucky ingredients that are included with traditional microwave packages. Ingredients - one brown paper lunch bag - 1/4 cup of