Category Archives: Kitchen Tips

The Unexpected Benefits of Doing Dishes

A friend of mine shared that her dishwasher had broken down, and it would be some time before a new one could be bought. She sighed over the thought of one more thing to do in her already busy schedule, … Continue reading

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Grocery Lists Made Easy

Ever tried to use a grocery list only to find something wasn’t working? Perhaps you‘ll recognize yourself in one of these 4 Levels. The progression of a grocery list maker… Level 1: We don’t need a list. Like the Cooking … Continue reading

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Taming Your Plastic Container Jungle

Ever open your kitchen cabinet to get a container for your leftovers and 15 plastic lids and bins come tumbling onto your counter? It’s not fun, especially when your leftover containers are stored next to your sink. Mine used to … Continue reading

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Living Light in a Simple Kitchen

At Practical Light Living, today the emphasis is on light  – in my waistline, pocketbook, and environmental impact. Years ago I started the quest to cook healthier meals for my family. One of the first things I learned was to … Continue reading

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Multi-tasking in the Kitchen: A Powerhouse Recipe for Summer

Multi-tasking. For some people that word conjures images of doing 15 things at once and doing none of them well. That’s not what we’re talking about here. Today were are going to learn about one thing, do it very well, … Continue reading

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