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January 28, 2019

Have you been wondering where I have been? After a blogging break, I am back at it and I want your input! I have a ton of ideas to revive the blog, but I want to know if there are specific things you'd like me to cover in this judgement-free community space. Read on to find out where I've been and what I have planned.

November 7, 2017

You can't learn to cook without the proper supplies. From where to shop to what to buy, this post walks you through each step of stocking a kitchen for success!

October 27, 2017

Cooking 101! This series is for those of you who don't know how to cook (and those of you who would like a refresher). Maybe you've been inspired to cook something after watching a video but still don't know where to start. This series is for you!

July 25, 2017

In honor of her 40th wedding anniversary with my dad, I made my mom a special dress: an Emery Dress pattern sewn with Gertrude Made barkcloth fabric. The dress pattern is known to be well constructed and the fabric is super soft and luxurious, with accents of gold throughout. Read on for my pattern review of the Emery Dress and for more details on how I constructed the dress!

March 13, 2017

Have you ever felt better after sewing, crafting, cooking or even cleaning? I know I have! Listen in as the therapists from the Violet Hive Art Collective talk with me about the benefits of home ec skills, and how they relate to art therapy!

March 9, 2017

Making salt-preserved lemons is a really easy way to extend the life of your lemons. Fermenting lemons in this way makes them soft, delicious and a pleasure to use in relishes, salsas or on grilled chicken or fish!

February 8, 2017

In this episode, I visit with Casey Easton, founder of the "community culinary hub" Food Lab, in Boulder, CO. Food lab focuses on bringing cooking classes to everyday cooks and all members of the family. She even shares a yummy recipe with us!

January 30, 2017

Marty's Meals is a holistic pet-food company based in Santa Fe, NM and in Boulder, CO that makes a wide range of sustainably sourced raw and gently cooked food for both cats and dogs. Now, at first the link between pet food and Modern Home Economics might not be apparent, so let me explain.

January 5, 2017

I've been making bright pink hats using a fun and easy crochet pattern that showcases craftivism at it's finest. It's nice to sit on my couch or out at a bar making something that I know will help make the world a better place.

November 11, 2016

This episode of the podcast is a conversation with Karen of WeeBee Farms. On their farm, they grow 30 different varieties of garlic which they sell at the Boulder County Farmer's Market between August and November each year. Each type of garlic has a different flavor profile and nutritional value. Some are even used to help cure diseases and keep colds and flus away. Karen also talks about how to grow your own garlic at home!

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