Running Through the Mill

Do you can food?...more

How To Really Build A Bookcase

Last week,...more

Particle Board Woes

I teach a crocheting class during the school day twice a week because my school is an Innovation School....more

Solving the Great Mat Dilemma

When I moved from middle school to 4th and 5th grade, I quickly realized that these kids are young enough that "carpet time" would be a really good thing to use in my French classroom....more

Entertaining On Pennies

When my niece was here last month, we had a lot of fun....more

Wish I Could Buy A Soapbox

I've been on an email writing kick this week, writing to everyone from the local newspaper who delivery person has a car that is way too loud for 4:45am, to Poland Spring because their new caps don't screw on properly....more

How Little It Takes To Make Me So Happy

It's time for a little learning session here on Aunt Mildred's Porch, so sit down and listen, while I tell you a story.I recently had jury duty and though this is like the 7th time I've been called for jury duty, never have I served, I dreaded it with every ounce of my being....more

Grilling Pizza for the Feint of Heart

When you hear about grilling pizza, you probably think it's a great idea and then tremble a little at the thought of how it all works....more

The Big City Quilt Debut

When k-ster's niece got married in May, I decided it was time to try a pattern I've had my eye on for a while....more

Indulging In A New Obsession With My Crockpot

When I went to see my sister a-ster in May, we had something called pho one night....more