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It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
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Your kitchen sponge is disgusting, and here's the only good way to clean it

Your kitchen sponge is disgusting, and here's the only good way to clean it | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
It's teeming with all kinds of disease-causing bacteria.

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Why I prefer cloths you can launder

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Washing Those Fine Holiday Dishes

Washing Those Fine Holiday Dishes | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
(It's More That "Just A Tradition!") At holiday time, we all bring out the fancy china and silverware --  the old china and silverware if we are lucky enough to have it. Age, material, and condition issues...
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Along with the protection of your pieces, there are environmental reasons as well as health and other benefits for you & your family.

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Facts About Disinfecting, Baking Soda & Other Natural Cleansers

Facts About Disinfecting, Baking Soda & Other Natural Cleansers | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it

While baking soda (bicarbonate of soda) is an excellent and safe household cleaner, there are some things you should know about it -- and other household cleaners.

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What you really need to know about cleaning!

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Eco Friendly Cotton Swiffer Covers

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Three cotton eco friendly swiffer covers, knit and crocheted with 100% cotton yarn. You will receive 3 white covers. PLEASE ALLOW 5 TO 7 BUSINESS

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Things Your Grandmother Knew: Cleaning Antique Bottles Found In The Dirt

Things Your Grandmother Knew: Cleaning Antique Bottles Found In The Dirt | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it

To safely clean old antique glass and vintage bottles (without paper labels) found in the dirt, here's what you do

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Common Excuses We Use To Save Old Or Outdated Vintage Stuff

Common Excuses We Use To Save Old Or Outdated Vintage Stuff | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it

Do you save the winter time to organize your clutter? If the answer is is not exactly "yes",  then we are in the same club. I tell myself in the warmer months that I'll have plenty of indoor time during the winter months to straighten out my piles of STUFF. I convince myself to save the big clean out projects for a nice snowy day.

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Things Your Grandmother Knew: Vintage Cleaning With Baking Soda Tips

Things Your Grandmother Knew: Vintage Cleaning With Baking Soda Tips | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it

In Successful Baking For Flavor & Texture by Martha Lee Anderson (copyright 1937, Church & Dwight Company), there are many tips for using baking soda for household cleaning. Polishing, cleaning, and sweetening (odor removal), are among the uses.

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