I always have some version of a wipe in my travel bag–be it an antibacterial one, or a plain old hand wipe…and a stain wipe. My daughter likes to dress up when she travels, especially when she knows we are going straight from the airport after the flight–to a nice restaurant. On a recent flight, […]

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Contributor Jes Antonis sent us in this idea for making your own laundry detergent, which sounds like a perfect rainy day weekend activity. “Yes, you can make your own laundry powder—it’s all natural, powerful, easy and inexpensive to make..and it smells wonderful! Take a 76 oz. box of Borax, a 55 oz. box of washing […]


Is it just me, or is there something very soothing about hanging laundry up outside? It could be that it is only therapeutic to urban dwellers, who rarely get a moment of solitude in the outdoors. And being said urbanites, we don’t have a lot of space for hanging up the laundry…so we were very […]

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Of course we know that kids are naturally drawn to do grown up activities like cook, but there’s only so much they can do without us having to be supervising them to the nth degree, or just letting them play with ingredients (this all depends on age—I know I’m making a general sweep). But, get […]

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