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Actually, as long as the business does not engage in interstate commerce, it can pay less than the federal minimum wage subject to state law. The following states have statutory wage levels less than the Federal Minimum Wage: Arkansas, Georgia, Minnesota, Wyoming.

Budget Living: Living On Minimum Wage
7/25/14 08:39 PM

Where do you live? In a city with markets and shops everywhere and going out to eat or grabbing takeout is at your door? Then smaller appliances might make your condo more appealing. If you are in a studio or one bedroom, maybe. In the suburbs where people shop once a week at the most? don't do it.

What's Better in Small Kitchen: More Cabinets or Full-Size Fridge? Good Questions
7/24/14 08:28 AM

so it doesn't matter which contestants actually won the popular votes?

Small Cool: The Finalists! Vote Now to Choose the Smallest Coolest Home of the Year
6/17/14 12:22 PM

This book got me roasting beets and sweet potatoes when I walked in the door from my CSA. Or cooking greens in garlic to have ready or just putting on a pot of dried legumes every week to have on hand. It really changed the way I cooked:
An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace

What Are Some Quick and Easy Weeknight Meals? Good Questions
6/17/14 07:10 AM

Ricer if potatoes are an ingredient in something else. Round with holes from my Oma's kitchen for "regular"

Which Potato Masher Is Best? Good Questions
6/9/14 07:40 PM

ack. Unable to favorite? !!!!!

Laura's Sunny Studio Small Cool Contest
6/9/14 06:41 PM

sad I can "like" it only once.

Drew & Kelly's Open Concept Small Cool Contest
5/30/14 06:50 AM

love those floors!

Jenna's Exposed Brick Studio Small Cool Contest
5/28/14 01:33 PM

A cafe-au-lait color would be peaceful with the bed and a provide some contrast with the white trim.

Wall Color Ideas to Suit the Blu Dot Dodu Bed in Oatmeal? Good Questions
5/12/14 08:12 AM

a pot filler tap by the cooktop would be a huge improvement. large pots of water or stock are heavy.

Kitchen Before & After: A Divided Kitchen Becomes the Ultimate Entertaining Space Reader Kitchen Remodel
5/1/14 09:34 AM

I also note the uniformity of hangers adds to the cohesive look.

Living Without: Closets Small Space Solutions
4/28/14 01:04 PM

some of the best use of color I've ever seen. and kudos to some New Orleans builder for building a new house that looks old on the outside.

Emily & Andrew's Colorful New Orleans Home House Tour
4/25/14 12:14 PM


What Color Would You Paint This Kitchen? Good Questions
4/14/14 11:10 AM

Exactly, Merm. I usually order fried something, or a premium steak, or we go out for ethnic and I have something not easy to replicate (true tandoor chicken)

The Dishes I Never Order Out Because They're Better at Home
4/11/14 01:52 PM

heavy cream clabbered with lemon juice and lots of fresh herbs, perfect on butter or Boston lettuce with hard hard-boiled eggs and black pepper. old-fashioned, yummy and lighter than oil.

Beyond Olive Oil & Vinegar: 10 More Ways to Make a Vinaigrette
4/4/14 06:58 PM

I get eggs from a friend, but in a pinch the Massachusetts brand Country Hen, and in desperation Pete and Gerry's. There is a definite fall off in yolk color (vitamin A and K2), firmness of the white (age), and tastiness as you go down the list.

What Is the Best Storebought Brand of Eggs? Good Questions
3/27/14 11:10 AM

who would know it is not fixed except for you? I would just clean it and let it sit there, the bathroom is too narrow to box it in.

How To Hide an Unusable Bidet? Good Questions
3/27/14 10:58 AM

the top L-shaped kitchen one. I think the layout is more forthright and better for actual cooking and entertaining.

What's Your Favorite Layout for House We're Building? Good Questions
3/26/14 07:54 AM

grind and use as oat flour.

What Can I Make with Steel-Cut Oats Other Than Oatmeal? Good Questions
3/25/14 09:23 AM

best color combo I have seen on AT

Matthew's Magical Woodland Wonderland House Tour
3/23/14 11:51 AM