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Despite a hectic modern lifestyle, the interest in healthy cooking and housekeeping has steadily increased over the last few years. Television programs and bookshelves are full of fashionable recipes and of superficial advice, but most negelect the essentials. This website is a project to bring back the basic knowledge of household management without relinquishing the advantages of our modern world.

What is good for you?

What is available and how should I handle and prepare food? We provide food nutrition information and food safety guidelines.

Category Food Nutrition Information Category Easy Gardening Category Housekeeping Guide Category Healthy Simple Recipes

What’s cooking?

Cooking for yourself or for your family is still the best way of providing nutritional meals. See our selection of healthy simple recipes.

Housekeeping guide.

Housekeeping isn’t just tedious cleaning, but includes finance, repair and maintenance, and anything else that makes for a comfortable home.

Easy gardening

Pesticides in food are of concern. Why not grow your own organic vegetables and a garden of flowers as well.

Category Needlecraft

Needlecraft a forgotten skill?

Cross stitch, gobelin, knitting, sewing, and others are having a comeback. Be part of the trend and read our tips and tricks.

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Food and







1. Cream of Tomato Soup

2. Plain Waffle

3. Blueberry Muffin Recipe

4. Noodle Soup

5. Potato Fritters

6. Tomato Sauce

7. Vegetable Soup

8. Sweet and Sour Sauce

9. Okra Recipe with Tomatoes

10. Oxtail Soup

Top 10 Recipes

Top 10 Recipes

OKRA Recipes- the okra vegetable, also known as ladyfinger, is back on our dinner plates and deservedly so.

Okra is a powerhouse of valuable nutrients. It is a good source of vitamin C. It is low in calories and is fat-free.

Food Features

Basic Domestics News

Okra is a powerhouse of valuable nutrients. It is a good source of vitamin C. It is low in calories and is fat-free. Okra is available year-round, with a peak season during the summer months. more>

Cooking Okra


Kitchen Helps

Food Poisoning

Many lawn and landscaping products can be reused or recycled to prevent waste. Composting is one recycling method that turns organic yard waste into a natural soil additive rich in nutrients. more>

To Prevent a Glass from Breaking when pouring hot water in it, first put a spoon in the glass. This method can also be used when pouring hot soup or any hot liquid in any fragile container. more>

Another scorcher of a day is forecast and bacteria such as salmonella, E. coli and  staphylococci just love it. These tiny organisms thrive and multiply in warm conditions. more>

Cross Stitch Patterns

Free cat cross stitch patterns Free dog cross stitch patterns Free monthly cross stitch patterns

Cat cross stitch

Dog cross stitch

Flower cross stitch






Rodent control

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Critter control

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The air we breathe in our homes is likely to be two to five times more polluted than the air we inhale outside. "How Indoor Air Quality Affects Your Health" provides in-depth information on the effects to our health and how we can improve the quality of the air we breathe.

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