How to Deep Clean & Restore a Non-Stick Skillet

  Cleaning a non-stick pan can be challenging, especially when the pan has burnt bits deeply embedded in the non-stick surface. In this tutorial, I will be showing you my method for cleaning my Scanpan Skillet. “Scanpan” is a high-end line of cooking cookware with a non-stick finish that has a lifetime guarantee, but these instructions should…

How to Clean and Deodorize vintage luggage

How to Clean and Deodorize Vintage Luggage

Since moving into the urban equivalent of a tiny house, I’ve learned to be very, very creative with storage. One of the ways I keep my art supplies handy but neatly organized is by using vintage luggage- especially train cases. Train cases make perfect storage for illustration markers, artists paint storage,  and place to tuck away…

lining nesting boxes with this reusable material makes cleanup a breeze

Chicken Coop Upgrade: Astroturf Lined Nesting Boxes

Last Updated: [last-modified]         The Problem: Broken Eggs: When chatting up the benefits of keeping chickens, few mention the battle to keep clean, soft nesting material in a nesting box with hens that are constantly “rearranging” their nest.  If you’ve kept chickens for long, chances are you’ve found yourself cleaning raw egg out of a…