Category Archives: Old Fashioned Living

The Provision Room; 2022

 “Food security is not in the supermarket. It’s not in the government. It’s not at the emergency services division. True food security is the historical normalcy of packing it in during the abundant times, building that in-house larder, and resting easy knowing that our little ones are not dependent on next week’s farmers’ market or […]

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Be a Refined {Young Lady} Woman in an Unrefined World

“One of the marks of a feminine woman is refinement, which implies good social breeding. This means to be tactful, courteous, diplomatic, considerate, sensitive to the feelings of others, and the picture of propriety, good taste and graciousness. A refined person is careful not to offend anyone, is never rude, impolite, inconsiderate, crude, coarse or […]

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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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