Category Archives: Old Fashioned Living

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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Homemaking {in the Kitchen} for the Young Lady

“Cooking as an art – ‘Hidden Art’, if you want to call it – 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, for both men and women cooks, is […]

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Feminine Dressing ~ Your Clothes Matter

“In this culture, we should be a picture of femininity. We don’t want to try and be masculine, we don’t want to look masculine and we don’t want to be masculine in any way … we were created FEMALE and feminine and therefore that is how we should live. How sad to go through life […]

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