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Rebecca H.
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Author of Pink Tools and Pearls
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Back in Business!
What a mad year it has been.  When I had to leave the party, I was in final preparations for a cross country move.  I won’t bore you with the details, so here’s the short version (which is never short): v   Moving with two year old triplets, three cats, and...
Back in Business!
Back in Business!
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Plant Shutdown Survival Guide - CLOTHING
Part 6 in a series. Well, my winter holiday shutdown was cancelled, so I confess, this series went to the back burner in favor of more pressing matters (like baking the kids' birthday cake, yum!).   But now, back in the grind, I'm in the middle of one insta...
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Plant Shutdown Survival Guide - ELECTRONICS AND TRANSPORTATION
Photo Credit: www.codot.gov Part 7 in a series. TRANSPORTATION Fill the gas tank - obviously. You're not going to want to have to freeze your buns off pumping gas at 0530 in -10 winds.   T op off the wiper fluid - not everyone thinks about this.   Snow, sal...
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So what have I been up to...
"False start, five yard penalty, repeat first down." So, here we are
again.   I've been batting around the idea
of a blog in my head for about four years now.   I actually started working on it in the fall of 2012.   Even had a basic blog and first
"test" p...
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Plant Shutdown Survival Guide - PLANNING
Part 2 of a series As previously discussed , plant shutdown is a "vacation from your life".  You have to plan the logistics as though you were leaving town, but you're going to be living at work.  Like vacations,
plant shutdowns are typically scheduled mont...
Plant Shutdown Survival Guide - PLANNING
Plant Shutdown Survival Guide  - PLANNING
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Plant Shutdown Survival Guide - KITCHEN / FOOD PREP
Part 3 in a series. As previously discussed , plant shutdown is a "vacation from your life".  You have to plan the logistics as though you were leaving town, but you're going to be living at work.  Really my kitchen, after a thorough scrubbing, haha. Let's ...
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Plant Shutdown Survival Guide - BATHROOM PREP
Part 4 of a series. Now that the kitchen
is sorted prior to your staycation at work (aka, vacation from your life ), let's move to the bathroom(s).      Not my bathroom. Photo Credit: Imgarcade CLEAN the bathroom.   Like cleaning the kitchen, it helps to
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Plant Shutdown Survival Guide - BATHROOM PREP
Plant Shutdown Survival Guide - BATHROOM PREP
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Plant Shutdown Survival Guide - PETS AND HOUSE
Part
5 in a series. Now
we're going to plan for caring for your critters and prepping your lawn / home elevation
while you're at the plant for long hours.    CATS: You've met these characters before: Tony and Squeakers I
have three cats.   The fuzz is pre...
Plant Shutdown Survival Guide - PETS AND HOUSE
Plant Shutdown Survival Guide - PETS AND HOUSE
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And so this is Christmas...
The holidays, like my
birthday, tend to taunt me.   They mark
the passage of time.   Time, like a
flowing stream, slows for no one.   It is
precious and finite, and all too easily squandered.   John Lennon's immortal "War Is
Over" rings in my ears throughou...
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Engineer Bait - M&M Sugar Cookies
  I see you drooling.  Here, have a napkin.   These are
awesome.   They look pretty and taste
fantastic.   I confess, it's not my
recipe.   I use the Betty Crocker Classic Sugar Cookie recipe, roll the dough into 2" balls, and press a handful of
plain M&Ms ...
Engineer Bait - M&M Sugar Cookies
Engineer Bait - M&M Sugar Cookies
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