Press to impress

Although Twain’s work is still widely read today, he died over a hundred years ago. As you can see, Americans dressed much more formally back then than we do to sit around the house and read the paper. (Do they still print those?) While you don't have to wear a suit and tie in order … Continue reading Press to impress

How to do your laundry – Part Two

  Part One is available here After your clothes are washed it's time to dry them.  I'm going to assume that you will be drying them with a clothes dryer.  If you don't have access to one you can dry your clothes on a clothes line. It will take longer and you'll have more wrinkles, but … Continue reading How to do your laundry – Part Two

How to do your laundry – Part One

If your laundry basket is overflowing and there isn't any clean underwear left in the drawer, it's time to do laundry.  This post will focus on preparation and washing laundry. Let's start with the washer: You might have a washer and dryer in your home or you might have to to use a laundromat.  In … Continue reading How to do your laundry – Part One

From Disaster to Tidy

It happens to the best of us: you don't have time to put away your clean clothes, you mean to organize those papers, or you dropped something on the floor and forgot to pick it up. But now it's time to clean up.  Where do you start? When you looked for your favorite green shirt … Continue reading From Disaster to Tidy