A job as a historic re-enactor in her teenage years inculcated a lifelong love and appreciation of history in Sarah Lohman. She describes some of her experiences in this intriguing piece for Lapham's Quarterly, "Living My Best 1848 Life."
Do you know how much it costs to get a pair of Allen Edmonds loafers re-soled and cleaned? An Affordable Wardrobe examines the "repair or replace" issues in high-quality, but used, men's shoes in this helpful piece.
Recycling aluminum cans into metal muffins? You know you want to! This "Melting Cans with the Mini Metal Foundry" video on Goods Home Design is sure to get your creative juices flowing, if not your liquefied aluminum cans. Who knows? You may graduate to making crucifixes or embellishments for your Mary garden. *Not for safety-minded moms.*