Not All Bandwagons are Created Equal

They said, “Ceramic or glass cook-tops are more efficient!” They said, “Glass cook-tops are easy to clean!” They said, “You’ll save loads of time in the kitchen!” They said ceramic cook-tops were the answer to our stressed out, busy lives!” Okay, maybe not that last one, but like many of you, we jumped on the ceramic stove-top bandwagon and bought one when our electric coil-top stove was beyond repair. We would have purchased a natural gas cook-top, but it wasn’t an option in our neighbourhood, so ceramic it was. I was so excited to get the new technology in our kitchen. I wondered what are we going to cook first? Just think how much time we are going to save.

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Renovation to Innovation

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I am not a handy kind of girl. What I mean is things like carpentry, plumbing, and drywalling do not come naturally to me. (I have left out electrical because some things should really be left to professionals.) I do not have that inherent handy gene built in. I have never followed any carpentry or handy type courses, nor have I had the luxury of having this type of information passed down to me by more learned acquaintances. I have learned everything I have needed to learn, thus far, from the Internet, YouTube is my usual go to. Yes, a picture is worth a thousand words, but a video? That, my friends, is priceless.

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