Have you ever wondered what kind of salad recipes your great grandma ate? These salad recipes might give you a glimpse into the leafy greens and veggies she regularly enjoyed.Continue reading Salad Recipes From The 1800s (Miss Parloa’s Young Housekeeper)
Here are 19 delicious, vintage recipes for gravy and sauces that work well with different kinds of meat.Continue reading Sauces For Meat And Fish (Miss Parloa’s Young Housekeeper)
Scrapbooking is usually a joyful and fun hobby that can really unleash your creativity. One can spend hours at a time putting together a scrapbook that is meant to share or just for personal enjoyment.
Unfortunately, devastation can strike at any moment. It can be heart-wrenching for any scrapbooker to find that their creation has been ruined for one reason or another.Continue reading Protect Your Scrapbook From Damage With These Easy Tips
For a long time, even the idea of self improvement made me anxious.
If you grew up like me, you probably find it hard to work hard. As I was growing up, I dealt with severe depression and anxiety that often left me paralyzed on my bed with fatigue and apathy. I didn’t have the help I needed to learn how to cope with these issues, let alone medication.
I am one of the lucky few whose depression greatly improved as they got older, but my anxiety didn’t. It’s gotten worse. And for that reason, I am still learning how to improve my motivation and how to work hard.
It’s a daily struggle not to give up when the going gets tough. These are some of my best tips that help me stay on track.Continue reading Self Improvement Tips: Finding Motivation To Work Hard
In boiling meats the temperature of the liquid should be kept at about the boiling point or a few degrees lower; that is, the water should bubble gently at one side of the pot or stewpan.Continue reading The Homemaker’s Guide To Cooking Meat (Miss Parloa’s Young Housekeeper)
Craft time with your kids can be a simple and fun way to bond and explore creativity. Making crafts is an excellent learning tool for children, and can help them learn how to focus and see a project through to the end.
But what do you do when your kids aren’t being little angels? How can you make craft time with kids more peaceful?
The suggestions below will help you to fine tune your crafting time so that you’re pulling your hair out less and enjoying time with your kids more.Continue reading 8 Steps To Stress Free Craft Time With Children
If you’re like any normal American person out there, your sex ed probably sucked. You most likely came out of high school thinking you were basically just as likely to get pregnant from sex on any day of your cycle.
But then you start trying for a baby. And a month goes by without a positive test. Then 2 months. Then 6 months. Soon a whole year has gone by, and you’re wondering why it’s just not working.Continue reading The Basics Of Ovulation: How To Get Pregnant
When I first started homemaking, I was soooo into writing a meal plan. I even made a competition with myself to see how little money we could spend while still eating delicious food every day.
Over time, though, and especially after I had my son, I kind of got lazy. Life got harder, I got more tired, and making everything from scratch seemed impossible to do while balancing being a mom and running my online businesses.
Because of that, my grocery bill ballooned until we really needed to look at it and stop with all the frivolous and unnecessary purchases.Continue reading How Do You Save Money On Groceries? 11 Easy Tips
Being a good homemaker is all about finding small, novel homemaking tips that will help you solve the problems you’re facing in your own home. If you’re dealing with an annoyance, chances are another homemaker has dealt with the same thing and came up with a solution for it.
These 8 tips are small, but they can pack a big punch in making your home more pleasant without adding too much extra work. They’re perfect for the lazy homemaker that doesn’t want to do more around the house, but wants her house to look better anyway.Continue reading 8 Homemaking Tips For Lazy People
FRESH fish should frequently be substituted for meat. For those who live in seaboard towns there is no trouble in obtaining a variety. Every inland place has its own peculiar species, which should have precedence over other kinds; for the first thing to be taken into account is freshness. Fish brought from a distance deteriorates with the handling it receives and the time it is out of the water.Continue reading The Homemaker’s Guide To Cooking Fish (Miss Parloa’s Young Housekeeper)