Flash backs of middle school are running through my head right now.
Electric stoves lined up back to back, sewing machines side by side, and a teacher who looked like a cross between Mrs. Cleaver and Freddie Krueger… no joke..
Where was I?? Home Ec class of course..
I remember having A LOT of fun in that class, but I don’t really remember learning a whole lot.
Where I do remember learning most of my ‘domestic engineer’ skills was at the side of my mother or grandmother.. cooking, sewing, cleaning.
Heather Solos has taken what some may say, Forgotten skills, and compiled them all into a humorous, but very informative book called Home Ec –101.
I love her ‘straight to the point’ approach on just about every subject/topic needed for keeping a home running like clock work.
See what I mean, straight to the point..
She explains the skills needed for everyday living in such a way that you feel like your just sitting there with a friend gleaning tons of information.
If you know anyone that’s graduating this year or getting married – Home Ec 101 would make the perfect gift to help them get started on their new independence.
About the Author:
Heather Solos created home-ec101.com in 2007. The site had nearly 400,000 visitors in 2009. The website and the author have been featured by StrollerDerby, ParentDish, Lowcountry Parent, The Post and Courier, and ReadCharlie. The website was also cited as a reference in Woman’s Day Magazine. Solos has served as a featured blogger on Type-A Mom and Blissfully Domestic. Hidden by her monitor, Heather Solos is charming, a little snarky, and can answer household questions with the greatest of ease. In public, she’s a little shy and happiest at the nerd’s table riffing on web tech and shiny toys over beer and nachos. At home in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, she’s a writer and blogger. She stays busy with four kids and a patient husband who doesn’t seem to mind living in a test kitchen where food must be photographed before it is served.
** I received a complimentary e-book of Home Ec 101 for exchange for my review from One2One Network. All opinions and thoughts are 100% all mine **