Homemaking Hub

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Welcome to my Homemaking Hub, a growing index of recommended resources for homemakers. 

Links are a mix of my own content and other independent sources that are authoritative on the subject matter presented; anything not created by me is neither an affiliation nor endorsement. 

Please contact me here with questions or link recommendations.   



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BASIC FOODS FOR CUPBOARD, FRIDGE AND FREEZER: University of Nebraska-Lincoln

BEST HOW TO CLEANING VIDEOS PLAYLIST: Eve Penman YouTube

BEST HOW TO COOKING FOOD VIDEOS PLAYLIST: Eve Penman YouTube

BEST HOW TO HOME IMPROVEMENT ORGANIZATION VIDEOS PLAYLIST: Eve Penman YouTube

BOOKKEEPING AND ACCOUNTING TUTORIALS: DWMBeanCounter.com

BROWNING OR SAUCING? SHOULD YOU COOK YOUR MEAT BEFORE IT HITS THE SAUCE? ParmesanPrincess.com

CALCULATING THE OPTIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR SERVING HOT BEVERAGES: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov, National Center for Biotechnology Information

CLEAN HOUSE GUIDE HOME CLEANING NOTEBOOKS: Zazzle.com/CleanHouseGuide

COST OF FOOD MONTHLY REPORTS: USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (This is a home economics must-have for understanding the bigger picture in America when it comes to how much money households are spending on food each month and how your own household food budget compares.)

DIVORCE STATISTICS AND FACTS: OVER 115 STUDIES, FACTS AND RATES FOR 2018: WF-Lawyers.com

EASY BAR COOKIES WITH PEANUT BUTTER CUPS RECIPE: InspiredTaste.net (A perfect use for mini peanut butter cups; my husband prefers the mini cups in these cookies rather than the cups by themselves; with an 8-inch square pan the cookies come out dense which helps them last longer, depending on one's sweet tooth tolerance.)




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Memes by Eve made at imgflip.com15 BEST CLEANING TIPS FROM PROFESSIONAL HOUSEKEEPERS: Care.com

15 REASONS TO GET RID OF STUFF (WHEN PREPARING TO TURN 40): Eve Penman

5 BOOKKEEPING TIPS FOR SMALL BUSINESS: SmallBusinessBC.ca (These five tips can be applied to a home as well and they are a great place to start with the basics of bookkeeping; while my husband makes the money, I track the money by doing the very bookkeeping tasks that are listed in this article, all of which has helped us improve our spending habits and budgeting skills.)

5 STEPS TO RESTORE ORDER TO ANY SPACE (FREE PDF DOWNLOAD): RestoringOrder.com

5 SURPRISING USES FOR HEFTY EZ FOIL ALUMINUM PANS: Hefty.com (Home tested & approved: These Hefty pans work great for growing microgreens indoors at home; the pans are food grade quality, cheap, small, and reusable.)

FOODS IN YOUR FRIDGE THAT ARE PROBABLY ALREADY EXPIRED: ReadersDigest.com

HOARDING, THE BASICS: Anxiety and Depression Association of America

HOARDING AND FIRE SAFETY: National Fire Protection Association

HOARDING TIP SHEET: National Fire Protection Association

HOMEMADE PANCAKE MIX: SpendWithPennies.com (I follow this recipe using wheat flour which makes the cakes a bit thicker than all purpose flour; my husband loves the mix and we use it religiously every Sunday for our weekly pancake carb-fest.)

HOW CLEAN IS YOUR HOUSE? TV SHOW PLAYLIST: Eve Penman YouTube (A proper kick to the backside from Kim & Aggie will make the housework get done.)

HOW I REMOVED REDBUBBLE STICKERS FROM A REFRIGERATOR (WITH A STEAMER): Eve Penman

HOW MUCH YOU SHOULD SPEND ON FOOD AND GROCERIES: TheKitchn.com

HOW TO BY EVE PLAYLIST: Eve Penman YouTube

HOW TO CLEAN A COFFEE MAKER RESERVOIR: Eve Penman (The instruction manual for our coffee pot recommends cleaning the reservoir once a month and has instructions for the process; always check with the instruction manual for cleaning directions; manuals can be found online by doing a search for the make and model of the coffee pot.)

HOW TO DECLUTTER KITCHEN COUNTERS AND MAKE IT A HABIT: Home-Storage-Solutions-101.com

HOW TO GET FOOD STAMPS OR SNAP BENEFITS WHEN SELF-EMPLOYED: ToughNickel.com

HOW TO ORGANIZE A REFRIGERATOR FOR MAXIMUM FRESHNESS: ConsumerReports.org

HOW TO USE MICROFIBER CLOTHS FOR CLEANING: KitchenStewardship.com




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Memes by Eve made at imgflip.comKITCHEN CONVERSION PRINTABLE CHART: CulinaryNutrition.com

LEARN THE ART OF FITTED SHEET FOLDING PERFECTION: Eve Penman

MAKING THE BED & CLEANING SECRETS FROM A 5-STAR LUXURY HOTEL HOUSEKEEPER: Eve Penman

MY FIRST APARTMENT HOUSEKEEPING CALENDAR: Zazzle.com/CleanHouseGuide

9 FOOD STORAGE SECRETS YOU REALLY NEED TO KNOW: Prevention.com

ORGANIZING PHOTO PRINTS: RestoringOrder.com

OVERHAULING YOUR SHED CAN HELP YOU RECLAIM YOUR PASSIONS: RestoringOrder.com




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Memes by Eve made at imgflip.comSANITIZING AND DISINFECTING TIP SHEET: CSCInc.org

SEWING CRAFTS HOW TO PLAYLIST: Eve Penman YouTube

SPEND LESS TIME CLEANING: DECLUTTERING TIPS FROM A HOUSEKEEPER: Eve Penman

START MEAL PLANNING WITH A WEEKLY MENU SCHEDULE (FREE PDF DOWNLOAD): Eve Penman

STEAM CLEANING AT HOME WITH A EUREKA HOT SHOT: BEFORE & AFTER MUSIC VIDEO: Eve Penman

10 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SWEDISH DEATH CLEANING: FamilyHandyman.com

THE ART OF FOLDING A PLASTIC BAG: VIDEO & PHOTO TUTORIAL: Eve Penman

THE GREAT SUMMER DECLUTTER OF 2018: Eve Penman




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Memes by Eve made at imgflip.comVACUUM HAPPY WITH HEARING AND HAND PROTECTION: HOUSEKEEPING PRO-TIPS:  Eve Penman

WASHING A DOWN COMFORTER, THE ULTIMATE GUIDE: PacificCoast.com

WHAT'S THE SECRET TO A CLEAN HOUSE? THE CLEAN HOUSE GUIDE 2019 CALENDAR: Eve Penman

WHEN GOOD SPICES GO BAD (SPICE STORAGE): RecipeLand.com

WOUND TREATMENT FOR CATS: PetMD.com









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