At Home contains 220 articles
Happy Labor Day 2018!
Categories: At Home

Today is Labor Day, 2018, and I’m so darned thrilled! Labor Day is the emotional beginning of autumn, even if it’s not the calendar-start or the weather-start. It gives me hope of cooler temperatures and brilliant leaves. Sorry to all you hot weather lovers – not really. :-) My favorite time of year is now. […]

Growing a Garden That’s Naturally Yours
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Gardening is a very popular hobby, with participants in every location from the farm to the freeway. The term “gardening” is a very broad one, though, encompassing a wide range of activities serving many different purposes. What is really great about gardening is the fact that no matter your experience level or available resources, you […]

Brain Food: Writing and Reading to Make Yourself a Better Cook
Categories: At Home, Recipes-Food

It’s fair to say that there are some pretty good home cooks out there, and reality shows that put them to the test show us they have some real talent. Perhaps you are one of them, or perhaps you are looking to get even better as a cook. There are two parts to this skill, […]

Healthy “Fried” Fish Cakes Recipe
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I recently saw a recipe for ‘healthy fried’ crab cakes. But I hate and detest crab so I decided to try it with tuna instead, which I dearly love. The albacore kind, anyway. My kids, son-in-law and granddaughter scarfed these cakes down so I guess they were a hit.   Ingredients ✪ 3/4 white beans […]

The Secret to Making Great Summer Coffee Drinks at Home
Categories: At Home, Recipes-Food

Does your morning routine include stopping at your favorite café for a latte, Frappuccino, iced coffee or espresso? Is your barista driving a Corvette, because she’s getting all of your hard-earned money? If so, take heart – with the right staple of ingredients on hand, you can make some great iced coffee and Frappuccino’s in […]

Feng Shui in the Bedroom: Myth or Reality?
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There are many books on feng shui in the bedroom. But if you decide to inform yourself on the subject you will notice that there are a lot of major differences between them. What one book calls “perfect” and “a great way of channeling positive energies”, another describes as “an awful solution that blocks completely the […]

Classic Weathervanes As Nostalgic American Art
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Classic weathervanes have been around since the colonial days in America, and their styles are essentially unchanged. How much of our heritage still remains in such an unspoiled and pure form? Obviously not much. Personally I love weather vanes and though they are a rare sight in 21st century America, they’re always welcome.  What Are […]

A Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker For Glorious Summer Ice Cream
Categories: At Home, Recipes-Food

Do you wish you could have luscious homemade ice cream whenever you like? Do you like the novelty of being able to experiment with different textures and flavors? If this sounds like you, then a Cuisinart ice cream maker, like the Cuisinart ICE-70 Electronic Ice Cream Maker pictured on the left, is the perfect solution for […]

Easy Homemade Ice Cream
Categories: At Home, Recipes-Food

Naturally, hot summers are THE peak time for ice cream and easy homemade ice cream is so very do-able in the 21st century. With modern day ice cream makers you can whip up your own fav flavors in no time at all. But since you can buy ready-made ice cream, why would you want to […]

Color Design For Your Home, Fashion and Everything Else, Part 2
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We’ve written an earlier post on the ultimate color scheme designer, Mother Nature. In that post we focused on colors for your home – in my case my upcoming bathroom redesign. In this post we’d like to mention clothing colors. For example, notice the amazing colors on the horses in the top photo. The eggplant-like […]