Here’s another FAB summer recipe from Kitchenette Lorene. We got up to some serious picknickery this summer and Lorene and her hubby (Mr. Kitchenette) brought this delicious broccoli salad as their contribution. As an added bonus, the broccoli was from her backyard vegetable garden. (Yes, she can be a bit of a show-off.  We love that about… [Continue Reading]

Broccoli Salad

Kitchenette Lorene is here this week with a few fun ways to try new products without spending any money. And what could be more fun than that? Yes, I am the Queen of Thrift. I come by it honestly. My mom could find deals with the precision and grace of a ninja. She never bought… [Continue Reading]

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It’s a rainy Sunday in July. A perfect time for some home truths (and handy household tips) from Kitchenette Lorene. I am the self-proclaimed Queen of Thrift. Nothing makes me happier than finding ways to make things last longer. If I were noble, I would say that everything I do is with the environment in… [Continue Reading]

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Kitchenette Lorene is back this week with a seasonal tasty meal. Strawberries! The mere mention of the word has us salivating. The fragrance of a sweet freshly picked sliced berry of goodness transports us back to childhood. Though we were city dwellers, my Dad loved to grow a garden and my Mom loved to make jam and preserves… [Continue Reading]

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Broccoli Salad

Picnic Perfect Broccoli Summer Salad

Here’s another FAB summer recipe from Kitchenette Lorene. We got up to some serious picknickery this summer and Lorene and her hubby (Mr. Kitchenette) brought this delicious broccoli salad as their contribution. As an added bonus, the broccoli was from her backyard vegetable garden. (Yes, she can be … [Read More...]

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Stretch Your Dollars

Kitchenette Lorene is here this week with a few fun ways to try new products without spending any money. And what could be more fun than that? Yes, I am the Queen of Thrift. I come by it honestly. My mom could find deals with the precision and grace of a ninja. She never bought anything that … [Read More...]

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The Goodness of Vinegar

It’s a rainy Sunday in July. A perfect time for some home truths (and handy household tips) from Kitchenette Lorene. I am the self-proclaimed Queen of Thrift. Nothing makes me happier than finding ways to make things last longer. If I were noble, I would say that everything I do is with the … [Read More...]

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Strawberries Equal Summer Sunshine

Kitchenette Lorene is back this week with a seasonal tasty meal. Strawberries! The mere mention of the word has us salivating. The fragrance of a sweet freshly picked sliced berry of goodness transports us back to childhood. Though we were city dwellers, my Dad loved to grow a garden and my … [Read More...]

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First Day of Summer on Father’s Day – Does It Get Any Better?

June 21, 2015 will be the first day of summer AND Father's Day. Wow! Kitchenette Lorene is back to share some ideas of how to spend some quality time with Dad and take in some of the beautiful summer sunshine. I Love summertime! The gardens are blooming and growing. The evenings are long enough … [Read More...]

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Brrr! Baby It’s Cold Outside – Chicken Soup in a Flash, To the Rescue

Ahh, the weather. We love to talk about the weather. Cold enough for ya? Hot enough for ya? Wet enough for ya? Whether it is complaining about the dreary winter days on the West Coast or the walls of snow on the East Coast, we love to talk about what is happening outside. And when we come in from … [Read More...]

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Decluttering: Thinking Outside The Cardboard Box

I am the product of two pack rats. (I love you, Mom and Dad.) Almost everything could find a new purpose so it was kept "Just in Case" or "For Sentimental Reasons". As a result, I have had a lifelong struggle with my 'need to keep everything addiction’. Oh, you have that one, too? My dad loved to … [Read More...]