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We Try It: DIY Laundry Detergent

I made my own powdered laundry detergent and it was not a disaster! I recommend it if you are bored ā€” or maybe cheap. Sometimes, the Internet gets into my brain and compels me to attempt A Project. I’m particularly susceptible to “efficient” or charming domestic capers like making my own Irish Soda Bread (such […]

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Food

Cooking with Dried Beans: Not So Hard

Logically, we might know that cooking with dried beans is cheaper than buying canned, not to mention that bulk products use less packaging and do not have the sodium of their metal-clad counterparts. But still, don’t dried beans require, you know, effort? Well, yes, they do, but perhaps not nearly as much as you think. […]

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Books

Addicted to E-books

Recently, I got a e-reader. After spending months and months on the e-reader fence, alternating between embracing technology and embracing the delicious sensory experience of reading an honest-to-god paper book, I took the plunge. And now I have a problem on my hands “ā€œ Iā€™m addicted to e-books.