Laundry Day: Just One Girl’s Story of How I Grew Up Doing Laundry

Laundry Day: My story of doing laundry as a child.

I’m pretty sure my husband was nervous about his clothes for the first few months of our marriage when I kept asking him obvious laundry questions.

It wasn’t that I’d never done laundry in an automatic washer before, it was that I’d never had to do anyone else’s laundry before. I didn’t care about sorting colors and softeners and soil level when I did my own laundry.

You see, growing up we had a wringer washer for doing laundry. Saturday was wash day because all of us kids were home from school to help. Summer was whatever day field work gave us a chance to do laundry.

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How to Feed Liver to Your Family

How to feed liver to your family.

I know, it’s not a very popular food, nor is learning how to feed liver to your family very popular. My husband and I enjoy pan fried liver baked in onions and gravy for dinner now and then. People wrinkle their noses in disgust, raise their eyebrows in surprise and question, “Do you really like liver?” Yep, I’m proud to say I do! (Even my super-picky-eater husband likes it…after he picks off the onions…)

Growing up on a farm, we butchered our own cows and ate most every part we could. Pickled cow tongue sandwiches and fried cow brains were the favorites but only provided enough for one meal from each for our family of six. A cow liver provided three or four meals so we could enjoy liver and onions more often

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8 Ways to Identify Nutritious Food

8 ways to identify nutritious food

So you’ve just gotten done reading the umpteenth article about all the horrible food additives out there. Words that you can’t even spell let alone pronounce are lurking in every grocery isle! Overwhelmed and frustrated, you just decide to eat fruits and vegetables for the rest of your doomed life, right?

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