Category Archives: Old Fashioned Living

Grow Your Own Food: 2020

“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. It was near kitchens, near tables, near bedsides. It was in the pantry, the cellar, the backyard.” ― Joel […]

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A Quick Hello with Luther in Arms …

With all the craziness happening out in the world .. we are still snuggled up in our little home, with our family around us, healthy and happy and trusting God. We have not had internet for most of the past week so I am quickly just posting a photo and will come back to write […]

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Frugal, Healthy, Hearty Lentil Soup for February

My daughters and I are convinced – we love winter eating!   The fantastic menu varieties, the hearty dishes, delicious stews and healthy soups are so appetizing. Comfort foods abound in our home the moment the first snowflake flies until the first icicle begins to drip, drip drip and melt in March (or, honestly, sometimes […]

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Gingerbread Blessings

“Fathers, mothers, remember this: and if you would not have your children lost to you in after-life — if you would have your married daughters not forget their old home in the new one — if you would have sons lend a hand to keep you in the old rose-covered cottage, instead of letting you […]

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A Visit to L.M. Montgomery’s Home

This is an unusual post for me – but one of our favorite little adventures is to take a peek into other people’s homes. The girls and I love to notice a home that has been decorated particularly pleasant, perhaps individualized for the owner’s personality, with a little whimsical touch here and there, something out […]

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