My mother and grandmother were both avid quilters, as were many members of the rural community in which we lived. Individuals would
I didn’t realize I had a hygge home! I’ve been decorating it for years to achieve exactly that, but I didn’t know there was a name for it. Comfortable and cozy are the defining qualities of a hygge home. Hygge, considered a Danish or Scandinavian term and pronounced “hoo-guh”, is defined...
Now that you’ve been isolated at home far longer than you could have ever imagined, what are you going to do from this point forward?
I’m so excited!! It’s a perfect storm! Three of my favorite things are coming together on September 9: Reese Witherspoon, Netflix, and The Home Edit authors!! A home improvement series of eight episodes will premiere on Netflix, with Reese Witherspoon as executive editor and a client in...
I love Family Handyman, the website and the magazine. However, I do have one small problem with it. It probably should
As much as many of us choose to overlook it, there is a lot wrong with the way most of us currently live our lives.
Sometime around the first of each year, I get stingy. Maybe it’s the fact that I overspent on Christmas gifts for my family, which seems to be a personal weakness of mine. Or maybe it’s that I
It’s something we’ve all been waiting for – the end of 2020. A new beginning – 2021! But
Are you ready for some hygge? I know I am. The weather is turning cooler and even more days are expected to be spent at home and inside. If “cabin fever” has not already set it, you might want to
You know that life isn’t fair. And not just because you’ve been told that, but because you’ve experienced it for yourself to the extreme these past few months.
I’ve made Chocolate Chess Pie from a lot of different recipes, some of which have been labeled as the signature recipe of some famous restaurants or from prize-winning cooks. I even
We’ve been experiencing many life changes for months now as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage throughout the world. How have your eating habits changed? Notice that my question was not “Have your eating habits changed?” I dare say with all the disruptions to daily life in 2020,...
Good or bad, wanted or unwanted – our lives have changed. A major area of change is
In a previous blog post, I talked about the basics of an Instant Pot. Today, I’m sharing my most recent experience of cooking in an Instant Pot.
Raise your hand if you got an Instant Pot for Christmas OR already had one. How often have you used it? I'm sure it has