The Industrious Homemaker Blog
Shopping in “the old days” My mom always catalog shopped for Christmas. Crowds bothered her. She didn’t enjoy meandering through a store looking for the perfect gift, either. But once I grew up, I dove...
Paper or Electronic? I know the younger generation might do everything electronically, but I still love paper. I might look up recipes on the Internet, but I still end up printing them. Often, I don’t...
Summer is the time for an abundance of zucchini. While you’re thinning your plants, or while they are plentiful at the market, enjoy this recipe of a Zucchini & Ricotta pie. It’s fun. It’s easy. It’s perfect for company and family alike.
I almost always buy eggs from pasture raised, organic hens. The difference in price can be substantial. Conventional eggs here are usually about $1 a dozen, sometimes a low as $0.49 and sometimes as high...
Valentine’s Day usually comes with expectations … and disappointments. Let’s look at expectations, true love, and how to not be disappointed.
February is Creative Romance Month. There are many ways to build romance in your marriage. Some are very simple and inexpensive. They are easy to do on a regular basis.
Today is Send a Card to A Friend Day. We don’t send cards like we used to, but they are a great way to let people know they are special to us. So, send out a card today.
Homemade Frozen Yogurt, chocolate flavored, is VERY easy to make. It is also delicious. You control the ingredients. You decide how sweet you want it. And the kids will love cranking the non-electric ice cream maker to have their soft-serve ready in about 20 minutes.
Today is Safer Internet Day in over 100 countries. Many places, including schools, will be focusing on different aspects of having a safer internet experience for your entire family. I have information and links in my blog today.
Today is National Homemade Soup Day. Homemade soups begin with a good broth. And chicken broth with all it’s collagen has been scientifically proven to be very healing. Let’s learn how to make it correctly to get the most of collagen and healing properties.
As part of Black History Month, African Health and Wellness Week is a time where we look at the traditional foods of the African people and how by eating the traditional foods of your heritage instead of the African-American foods will bring back health and wellness.