Great dads play a very special role in the fabric of our lives. They help us build character. They teach us about life’s practicalities. They are our fixers, our menders, and our protectors. Father’s Day is a wonderful way to celebrate the roles our fathers play and the perfect opportunity to thank them for their…
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Five Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Working From Home
If hindsight is 20/20, then it’s no less true for an at-home business. Taking a look back over my decades of working from home, I certainly can see things now that I wish I knew when I had first started. Yes, those years of self-experience are one way to learn important lessons along the way….
By Popular Demand: My Uniquely Scrumptious Polish-Style Cheesecake
When I first posted this cheesecake on my personal Facebook page, it created a much bigger stir than I ever anticipated! Yes, I know how uniquely wonderful Polish-style cheesecake (sernik) is. But I’m from that culture, so I know of it firsthand. Most people haven’t had experience with it, unless they are from a Polish…
The Quickest, Easiest, Simplest Bread Pudding You’ll Ever Make!
When my significant other first moved in with me, he treated me and my son to a trendy BBQ in our area. Some of the food there wasn’t as spectacular as expected, but two things really stood out for me — their cornbread and their bread pudding. Both were the best I had ever tasted….
Welcome to Get It Down Pat — The Website for Traditional Homemakers!
Hello! Welcome to Get It Down Pat — the website created by a traditional homemaker for other traditional homemakers! But while it might appear to be a little old-fashioned at times, the difference with this website — apart from its amazing, helpful content — is its modern twist. On Get It Down Pat, “traditional” takes…