Monthly Archives: June 2012

Refrigerator Pickles

One of our family’s summer staples is refrigerator pickles. Their sweet-and-sour flavor mingles perfectly with sandwiches, hot dogs, hamburgers — and ice cream and cake if you are five-months pregnant. These pickles are even approved of by my finicky toddler, on the … Continue reading

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From Plaid to Rad

The decorating diva within continues to drive me, but our budget for furnishings is minuscule — most of our money is dedicated to structural repairs,  not pretty knickknacks. Our furniture is a collection of hand-me-downs or yard sale deals — functional if … Continue reading

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A Wall in a Day, Curtains in a Year

My expanding abdomen reminds me that I have only a few months to correct the nagging problems around my house. Once our baby arrives, the most housework I’ll be able to complete is the occasional swish of the toilet brush. … Continue reading

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