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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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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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Things Your Grandmother Knew: How To Remove Stains From Marble (And Info On Soft & Hard Soaps)

Things Your Grandmother Knew: How To Remove Stains From Marble (And Info On Soft & Hard Soaps) | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it

Tips from Godey’s Lady’s Book, January 1855 -- and info on soaps in the 1880s.

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INSTANT DOWNLOAD-1940s Housewife Making and Mending wartime recycle,upcycle ebooklet-pdf

INSTANT DOWNLOAD-1940s Housewife Making and Mending wartime recycle,upcycle ebooklet-pdf | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
This is a vintage sewing booklet sourced and digitally republished by Vintage Visage It will be sent via email as a link to an instantly

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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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Things Your Grandmother Knew: Organizing Sheets & Bedding

Things Your Grandmother Knew: Organizing Sheets & Bedding | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
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And I want to know, do you patch or repair sheets or other bedding?

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