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I bet you've always wondered where the term "lazy Susan" comes from. Well, today I am not here to clear that up. Turns out, Suzie Q. and her namesake spinning plate remain one of the great unsolved domestic mysteries. These twirling trays made their debut in the 18th century as "dumbwaiters." With household servants on the decline, the poor upper crust were forced to compensate, and the rotating platter was born. We can only assume ...READ THE POST →
Mornings are hard on most of us. True, there does walk among us a mutant strain of human that actually thrives during the early hours, but for the majority of us, mornings are when our minds and limbs move the slowest. So what can be done to help inject some speed and efficiency into our morning routine? Easy, install a breakfast bar. "Breakfast bar" is a fancy way of saying "a place in the kitchen ...READ THE POST →
Ok kids, its time to talk winter wear. Lots of people struggle with organizing things like coats, jackets and sweaters because they can be so bulky, finicky, and generally uncooperative. But don’t fret, my little pet, I am here to debunk the issue of winter wardrobe for good. First things first: sweaters should be folded rather than hung in order to avoid stretching, otherwise you’re bound to end up with a hanger crease that looks ...READ THE POST →
I don't know about you all, but I tend to do my shopping at the same couple of stores, and at every store there are items that I regularly purchase- same brand, same flavor, and so on. With that in mind, here's a tip to make your life just a little bit easier: Instead of loitering in aisle 7 racking your brain for what brand of corn flakes your little Charlie prefers, make a grocery ...READ THE POST →
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