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Thrifty Whitties: making sushi rice

Olivia Jones

November 17, 2010

My housemates and I split dinner duty, so each of us cooks one meal per week and--supposedly--each of us cleans up after one meal per week. Since this equates with only cooking once per week, we often like to get creative and make experimental or elaborate dinners. However, there are those weeks when...

Thrifty Whitties: Caring for your clothes installment II: post-laundering

Olivia Jones

November 11, 2010

If you want your clothes to look nice, there is one thing you absolutely must do: store them properly. That means hang anything dressy and fold the rest. The trick of folding is to fold them while they're still warm from the dryer, before any wrinkles set in. Most of us, myself included, don't have time...

Thrifty Whitties: Patch Things Up!

Olivia Jones

October 7, 2010

So you fell in love with that perfect pair of pants. With them, every day is comfortable. They just have that way of always making you feel attractive. But after a while the stress of seeing each other all the time starts to show. Finally holes appear, and you know the end of the relationship is approaching. A...

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