My granny's trick: cover the stain with salt, let it dry, vacuum or shake it out. Anything that still remains, soak it in Biz. Biz is great stuff if you have vintage linens that are dingy or yellowed or have old stains - it's not a bleach, it just works.
How To Remove Red Wine Stains: What's Your No-Fail Trick?
|7/31/12 4:13 AM|
I come from a ranching family where multiple generations lived in houses that shared the same yard, and I lived with my mother and daughter for 18 years in a duplex. I know how to live with others. Now, I live alone because I can afford to indulge that choice. I enjoy my own company, and I can make a big mess with some art or sewing project and it's not in anyone's way. In my group of women friends, I am the only one who lives alone by choice, and at some point each one of them has confessed to envy for my situation. I wish they could afford it themselves. I'm not isolated from the world, I just have my own room in it.
Why Do So Many Americans Live Alone? The New Yorker
|7/31/12 3:50 AM|
another sweet smelling plant is the old fashioned Viola odorata, the sweet violet. It grows in shady spots, survives cold winters and rainy ones here in California. It spreads with some little shoots, not with seeds, grows well in pots and when those little purple flowers bloom the scent is heavenly.
5 Fragrant Plants for a Small Space
|4/24/12 3:06 AM|