Category Archives: Old Fashioned Living

Grow Your Own Food: {2022}

“The first supermarket supposedly appeared on the American landscape in 1946. That is not very long ago. Until then, where was all the food? Dear folks, the food was in homes, gardens, local fields, and forests.” – Joel Salatin, Polyface Farm   Are you busy filling your larder, mothers and wives? Now is the time! […]

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Spring on the Homestead

The true way to live is to enjoy every moment as it passes, and surely it is in the everyday things around us that the beauty of life lies. Laura Ingalls Wilder “They’re back …. the frogs are back!” I heard the children call through the kitchen window. With the dishes finally finished and the […]

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Your {Home} Work: The Kitchen

“Cooking as an art — ‘Hidden Art’, if you want to call it so – should be recognized and then developed in everyone who has to cook, wants to cook or could cook! Cooking should not be thought of as a drudgery but as an art.             The danger today.. […]

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Know Where God Has You

    “If you would get a contended life, do not grasp too much of the world, do not take in more of the business of the world than God calls you to. Do not be greedy in taking in a great deal of the world, for if a man goes among thorns, when he […]

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The Simple Life {New Year}

    And suddenly, it is 2021 – a new year. As the freshy fallen snow lays around us, covering our world in a beautiful blanket of white, this new year is spread before us. Yet, before we embrace the new year, let us thank God for the blessings of the old year … yes, […]

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