Tag Archives: Homemaking 101

Companion Planting

After a late snowstorm unleashed its final attack at the end of an unseasonably warm winter, we decided to risk the elements and start our garden. Usually it seems that bringing out the summer clothes is the trigger for a final frost or snowfall, but in this case, when we swapped out the seasonal wardrobes, […]

Smoke Filled Back Rooms

It’s commonly observed that a watched pot never boils. But based on my personal experience, an unwatched pot will come to a boil with astonishing and unexpected rapidity. In our house, the kitchen is located at the back of the house, meaning that much household business is conducted in actual smoke-filled back rooms. We have […]