My daughters are arriving at the age when they need to start planning their future homes. I feel this is about junior high age. It’s time for them to take things I have been teaching them for so many years and gathering them together in a Home Management Binder.
There are a few things you need to do when getting ready to can. After you follow these steps, the next step is to place your jars of food in a water bath canner or a pressure canner to process.
Making syrup for canning fruit is a pretty simple task. You can make it as sweet or not sweet as you like. You may also choose to can fruit with unsweetened fruit juice or just plain water, if you prefer.
Hanging clothes to dry on a clothesline can be a relaxing and rewarding job. Any excuse to go outside in the sunshine to do housework is good enough for me. Sunlight is a natural sanitizer that kills germs and bacteria. Plus, it makes your clothes smell fresh as they blow in the wind to dry.
Threading a sewing machine can feel like a daunting task. There are so many little moving parts. Practice, practice, practice! You’ll get the hang of it
The first thing you need to do, when threading a sewing machine, is make sure you have a bobbin that matches your top thread. If you don’t already have one, you will have to wind one. Here’s how to wind a bobbin.