Author Archives: Mariette Mifflin

Great Source for Instrument Accessories

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We’re always on the look-out for a good source for musical instrument accessories, one that offers good service, competitive pricing and especially a deal on shipping. Found a great one recently: Guitar Strings and Beyond  877-830-0722 We bought a set … Continue reading

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Dehydrating Food is Easy & Frugal

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If you grow herbs during summer and then ignore them in the fall, that’s a crop that’s going to waste. With a small dehydrator, you can dry and continue to enjoy them in your cooking and salads. But a dehydrator … Continue reading

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Safety Recall for Dyson Heaters

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Dyson® has just recalled some of their AM04 and AM05 Bladeless Heaters due to a possible short-circuiting and overheating risk. If you have one of these, check to see if it is on the recall list at: Dyson U.S. Dyson … Continue reading

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Easy Doritos® Dish

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My daughter first introduced me to this quick-to-make Doritos® dish. It’s a version of the Doritos bagged meal or snack they often make while camping. When they make it, the single portion bag of Doritos chips is broken up a … Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Add Drapes, Blinds

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The reason most people add window coverings to their living space is usually for privacy and while this is very important, there are other reasons which can benefit you in the long run. One of these will leave money in … Continue reading

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Have You Checked Out Think Geek?

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One online retailer I love because of the cool, fun stuff they sell is Think Geek. Unlike most stores, their writers tend to be more creative with their ad copy and you can’t help but chuckle at their stuff. It … Continue reading

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Poinsettia – Care & How to Force Blooms

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I love a Poinsettia, it’s a very quick and easy way to decorate a room for the holidays. Overall care is fairly easy, water once a week – more often if the room is dry, clean off dry leaves and … Continue reading

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Still Using the Old Style Holiday Lights?

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That’s a shame, because it’s costing you a lot more than energy-saving LED’s. LED holiday lights can save you money, since they use up to 80% less energy than those old bulbs. And they are so economical, it just makes … Continue reading

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How to Buy a Roaster
There are Various Options

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A roaster or roasting pan is a kitchen essential and most have more than one size.  Besides capacity, there are various styles and cover options to chose from. How you pick a roaster depends mostly on what you intend to … Continue reading

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There are Various Options

PRECIOSA-Ornela Beads – Simple Elegance

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As a way to save money in the accessories department, I started crafting beaded jewelry. My daughter first introduced me to this art form and to PRECIOSA® Traditional Czech Beads, and it was love at first sight. The fire-polished nature … Continue reading

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