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The Sturdy Sisters guide to collecting affordable Ironstone

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I absolutely love the look and feel of Ironstone China, especially  the simple white utilitarian pieces so popular with vintage farmhouse fans.  It’s hefty, tactile, and serviceable. The fact that I can add pieces to my collection without breaking the bank is major as well. Spoiler alert: I have been known to mingle old pieces with new, and just occasionally …

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Colorful container gardens that won’t break the bank

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I love colorful pots filled with brightly colored annuals spilling over their sides but sometimes those pots can be a little spendy leaving not much money for the plants. You can create some amazing displays by using inexpensive thrift store baskets, buckets, and even handbags instead of the usual plastic, stoneware, or terra-cotta, letting you put more of your budget …

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A boomer’s guide to thriving on a carnivore keto diet plan

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I am sixtythree and I have been eating what I like to call “mostly carnivore” for the last year and am doing quite well. Before embracing “mostly carnivore”, I was already following a regular keto diet (low carb, high fat, moderate protein) and enjoying the benefits of less inflammation, clearer thinking, and no hangry episodes. The switching over to carnivore …