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Ollas

Ollas are unglazed clay jars with wide bodies and thin necks. They help conserve water in the garden. I learned about them from the Dervaes family here in Pasadena. They sell them in their online store. You bury the ollas in dirt up to their necks. Then you fill them up with water. The water […]

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I’m amazed. I read about using vinegar and baking soda for cleaning on some of the housekeeping blogs, and I wrote it off as being like coupon clipping — something that probably wouldn’t work all that well (for me, at least) and that would be a hassle and would end with weariness, frustration, disappointment, and […]

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I use this extra extra-large shower cap to cover bread dough while it’s rising in this big bowl. Smaller see-through hair dying caps are good for covering normal-sized bowls of leftovers in the fridge when you want to be able to glance through and see what is inside them. I found this idea in Nancy […]

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