Christmas in July

Planning early to avoid a chaotic Christmas.

Dare to Prepare

A straightforward look at disaster preparedness.

Home Maintenance

Checklists of home maintenance tasks by season.


The menus used in my household. Read about why and how I develop monthly menus here.

Rampant Reusing

Useful, fun, and creative ideas for reusing the odds and ends that commonly collect in the backs of closets and throughout the “junk drawer.”