Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow
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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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A SNAP Cookbook: Good and Cheap

PDF cookbook written for people who are on food-stamps or otherwise have limited income, by Leanne Brown


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Dumpster-diving & Other Less Obvious Green Resolutions. ~ Katie Wilkins

Dumpster-diving & Other Less Obvious Green Resolutions. ~ Katie Wilkins | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
If we see someone litter, there’s a chance we might curse at them in a fit of rage. We secretly judge the lady in front of us at the shop who’s choosing to use a plastic bag. And we judge ourselves when we look at the pile of apple products charging over there in the kitchen. So, to continue our constant criticism of the ne’er-do-well’s (ourselves included) who sometimes aren’t as green as they should be, let’s add some extra-special green resolutions to our list.
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The Art of Clothes Swapping

The Art of Clothes Swapping | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Recently I have become quite the connoisseur of a good clothes swap. I've swished my way into new outfits, accessories and shoes for either free entry or under a fiver! Last weekend (18th May) I po...

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5 steps toward going 'zero waste’ in the bathroom

5 steps toward going 'zero waste’ in the bathroom | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
The bathroom is usually the second most wasteful room in the house, but it doesn't have to be that way. Here's how you can change it.

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August 17th is National Thrift Shop Day

August 17th is National Thrift Shop Day | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it

National Thrift Shop Day: a day to promote the ethical and economic opportunities of shopping at thrift stores. Why should collectors care? Because among the common secondhand goods, lie the uncommon treasures.

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7 tips for shopping at thrift stores

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Things Your Grandmother Knew: Organizing Sheets & Bedding

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

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