10 Simple Essential Tools That Should Be In Your Kitchen (But Probably Aren’t)

As far as kitchens go, I like to think of them as the room where beverages and snacks are kept. I am aware that there are devices in there which, when used properly by my husband, transform ingredients into delicious meals. I just don’t know how to use them. Yet I love learning about all those kitchen gadgets – I am always in awe of them and their ingenious purposes. But I wonder if they are really worthwhile and effective. So out of curiosity, I turned to Lynn Bowen Walker – author of Queen of the Castle: 52 Weeks of Encouragement for the Uninspired, Domestically Challenged or Just Plain Tired Homemaker and host of the Queen of the Castle Recipes Blog – to find out what a real cooking whiz feels are the simple things no kitchen should be without. That way I’ll know just what to buy my husband for the holidays to ensure he continues to feed me. [Read more...]

One Question Interview: What is Your Number One Life Tip?

Recently, I e-mailed a number of my contacts, and asked them to participate in a simple one question interview that would show off their similarities, their differences, and ultimately provide my readership with an insight on how they live happy and successful lives.

This is the second set of answers received by me. Check out the first post in this series with the same title: One Question Interview: What is Your Number One Life Tip? [Read more...]

One Question Interview: What is Your Number One Life Tip?

Recently, I e-mailed a number of my contacts, and asked them to participate in a simple one question interview that would show off their similarities, their differences, and ultimately provide my readership with an insight on how they live happy and successful lives.

Since sending it out, I’ve received a few responses already, and while others are still flowing in, I wanted to push these out there for you all to see. [Read more...]