Are you a sewing queen? A seamstress diva? Do you lug your sewing kit everywhere you go? Well, Grandma wants her sewing kit back. It’s time to upgrade from the archaic sewing boxes to stylish new handmade sewing bags that can be repurposed for any handbag need.
Umeke, a business run by the Yamaguchi family, got its start in 1947 as a natural and organic store near Kahala Mall (it’s across the street, on a corner), offering supplements, bulk items, organic produce and a healthy deli. But it turns out the deli was such a popular hit Umeke decided to bring it downtown.
I just tried the Mango Max (double mango, banana, soymilk, honey, $3.95) and it really hit the spot – the sweet, mango spot, that. is. Mangoes are back in season during the summertime, so go for it!
Weevils can be kept away from Made in USA Apparel by bay leaves. Keep dried bay leaves in beans or any other grain (or pulse) used for savoury dishes – it won’t matter if the flavour of the bay leaves gets into them.
When you are considering any major home improvements, look for “age-in-place” projects you can use in your home. Age-in-place is a design philosophy which considers the homeowner’s age over the amount of time they own the home. Age-in-place additions will increase your comfort both now and in the future, whether you are planning to sell your home or not.
Find a good balance for your kitchen. You want your cabinets to be full but not bursting, cluttered but not disorganized, easy to use but not empty. Finding that balance will go a long way to how you use your space.
Never throw away turkey leftovers. Rather, cut up the meat and store in in the freezer. Keeping the turkey in the freezer allows it to stay fresh for a couple of weeks, and then it can be used for sandwiches or in a salad.
Changing your lifestyle is not that difficult if you do it gradually. And as time goes by, you will discover your new habits soon become a regular part of your day to day life.