Renee B.
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  • Newport News, VA
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Renee B. replied to Amy Clark's discussion Sunset Boulevard in the course Classic Movie Club
"I thought this was a sad and really great film. I'm stuck with the scene where Norma meets with C. B. DeMille thinking they will be discussing her big come back film, while her chauffeur learns the studios real interest is in renting her old…"
May 10
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Spring Cleaning

So what do you consider essential spring cleaning?And do you have an organized approach to it?Cleaning the closets kicks spring cleaning off for me. I ruthlessly went through my clothing closet and coat closet last weekend. If I hadn't worn it in the last year it was donated. (I was glad to find a local church that collects clothing and distributes them free to those who may need them.) Now I'm trying to find the energy for all the scrubbing and dusting that needs done. I'm not a neat freak and…See More
Apr 3
Renee B. replied to Carrie Campbell's discussion If you had a work, chore and kid-free day to binge watch a series, which one would it be?
"I just finished season three of Downton Abbey because I was home with bronchitis. BTW watching that tear inducing season did not help my congestion. Anyway, I'm soldiering on to season 4."
Apr 3
Renee B. replied to Rachel's discussion What is your favorite spring bloom? in the course Lovely Social Club
"Crocus. I don't have any, plus I doubt it would do well here. I have daffodil by my mailbox. They are quite nice. "
Mar 29
Renee B. replied to Lydia's discussion Who is hosting a Spring tea party this year? in the course Lovely Social Club
"I am officially on spring break this coming Saturday.  Maybe I'll make some finger sandwiches and invite the hubby for tea. (At lunch time of course.) Our new fence should be done and it would be a pleasant diversion. Thank you for the…"
Mar 26
Renee B. replied to Lydia's discussion How soon do the farmers markets near you open? in the course Lovely Social Club
"When I lived in Pittsburgh, PA I could definitely say: May to October. We had designated farmer's markets selling produce. Some opened in April selling plants for gardens. In southern Virginia, there are "farmer's markets", but…"
Mar 24
Renee B. replied to Grace Paigen's discussion Daily Gratitude Thread in the course Lovely Social Club
"I am thankful my husband found a job he really likes after being laid off for a year and 3 months. (He's a chemical engineer with a masters degree and was working at a local amusement park after his unemployment ran out.) He recently found work…"
Mar 24
Renee B. replied to Kym Crawford's discussion Cold Weather food & beverages in the course Home Economics 108: Hygge - The Danish Art of Living Cozily
"Mulled Cider! Heat half a gallon of apple cider on the stove, but do not let it boil. Add a couple of cinnamon sticks, a few whole cloves, and slice up an orange. Allow all this to simmer about 30 minutes and serve. Spices can be increased or…"
Dec 11, 2016
Renee B. replied to Carrie Campbell's discussion Let's Discuss - Can you "Buy" Hygge? in the course Home Economics 108: Hygge - The Danish Art of Living Cozily
"I thought hygee was supposed to be finding joy in the simple (ordinary) aspects of life. So if a person wants to indulge in that weekend package; well okay, but they might miss out about what I'm guessing this whole hygee thing is supposed to…"
Dec 11, 2016
Renee B. replied to Carrie Campbell's discussion Show us Your Socks! in the course Home Economics 108: Hygge - The Danish Art of Living Cozily
"I bought a pair of FoxRiver wool blend socks last year when I was visiting my mother in Lancaster, PA. I paid $8.00 for a pair of knee highs and they were totally worth it. I will be searching for more this Thanksgiving visit.  "
Nov 21, 2016
Renee B. replied to Carrie Campbell's discussion Let's Discuss - Ways to Incorporate Hygge When You Don't Have a Fireplace in the course Home Economics 108: Hygge - The Danish Art of Living Cozily
"I have a wood burning fireplace with a blower. In my area (coastal VA) it is called a wood burning stove, but where I am from a wood burning stove has a cooktop. Like a Ben Franklin stove, where a kettle of water can be placed on top. If a…"
Nov 21, 2016
Renee B. replied to Carrie Campbell's discussion Tea and Hygge: What is your current favorite tea? in the course Home Economics 108: Hygge - The Danish Art of Living Cozily
"English Breakfast or Irish Breakfast tea. If I'm craving something sweeter, I drink Lychee Black tea that I find at my local Asian market. It's less sweet than Jasmine tea (I really dislike it due to its sweetness). Lychee Black has a…"
Nov 21, 2016
Renee B. replied to Carrie Campbell's discussion Hygge is expensive - what's an inexpensive item that helps you bring hygge into your home? Show us! in the course Home Economics 108: Hygge - The Danish Art of Living Cozily
"That item gives me an idea! I bought a strange little green glazed pot in a thrift store for $1.00 last spring. It's lid has six vents. It was so odd I bought it and I thought maybe it was made to house cloves of garlic (but it seemed too…"
Nov 21, 2016
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Home Economics 108: Hygge - The Danish Art of Living Cozily

February 2017We'll learn about the Danish lifestyle philosophy of living cozily, Hygge. How can we apply it in Spring as well as in Winter, and what other Scandinavian countries have similar lifestyle concepts?  See More
Nov 14, 2016
Renee B. replied to Carrie Campbell's discussion Scandinavian TV Phenomenon: Slow TV
"I LOVE IT!!! Of course; I was a fan of silent films on the YouTube. And films with subtitles.... I might have to get NexFlix or what ever it is called. Darn, I feel old and I am only 46!"
Oct 9, 2016
Renee B. replied to Carrie Campbell's discussion What do you think about this article on removing kitchens from houses?
"Nifty idea....but I question whether it would work in real life. I really like to cook, but I know lots of other people in my area do not and rely on processed ready to eat fare that I would prefer to avoid. I also know I have two cats and as clean…"
Oct 9, 2016

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