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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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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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5 Reasons I Want My Kids to Be Makers

5 Reasons I Want My Kids to Be Makers | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it

1. Making creates authentic experiences for learning.


2. Making deepens social and emotional skills. 


3. Making is not just limited to science, tech, engineering or math (STEM).


4. Making teaches kids how to fail. 


5. Making is accessible to anyone.


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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/24/coding-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/08/20/maker-space-a-new-trend-in-education-and-a-big-responsibility/

 



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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, October 17, 4:25 PM

Are your kids makers?

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  Heres to less consuming and more making!

AnnC's curator insight, October 17, 9:51 PM

So many of my student like to keep their hands and/or bodies moving.  They become engaged .

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Rolling pins make baker feel connected to family, friends who used them

Rolling pins make baker feel connected to family, friends who used them | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
FARGO - Connie DeKrey rolls something special into her pies.
They start out typical, with an oil-based crust, and she uses the freshest fruits. She cuts her signature ventilation lines in each pie – four long lines and small ones in between – and they bake until they’re golden brown.
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What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades

What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it

Even as the emphasis shifts to the keyboard, experts say that learning to write by hand improves motor skills, memory and creativity.


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What do we gain and lose as our brains rewire with the changing patterns of our culture?

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Simple, Festive & Affordable Holiday Tables

Simple, Festive & Affordable Holiday Tables | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
It’s easy to get carried away during holiday season. Each and every holiday seems to demand its own fancy set of decorations. However, with a little planning, you can easily change your dining room table...
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Simple & Minimal, But With Plenty Of Holiday Spirit

Simple & Minimal, But With Plenty Of Holiday Spirit | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
For those who like simple and minimalist design -- with an emphasis on what holidays really mean -- Scrabble letters and trays offer great ways to spread the holiday spirit.Materials Needed: * Scrabble...
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Flower Power

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learntobabble: “ My mom gave me this Flower Power button that she got when she was living in England back in ‘67! ”
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The Race Is On to Find Organic Pesticides

The Race Is On to Find Organic Pesticides | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
Seed and pesticide makers like BASF, DuPont, Bayer and Monsanto are investing heavily to develop new products incorporating organisms like bacteria and tiny fungi, which executives say can help corn, soybean and other plants fend off pests and grow faster.

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How saving West African forests might have prevented the Ebola epidemic

How saving West African forests might have prevented the Ebola epidemic | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
Deforestation has destroyed much of the region’s habitat for fruit bats – and put these Ebola carriers into more contact with people

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Why The U.S. Chills Its Eggs And Most Of The World Doesn't

Why The U.S. Chills Its Eggs And Most Of The World Doesn't | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
In many countries, eggs aren't refrigerated and they're still considered safe to eat. But in the U.S., we have to chill them, because we've washed away the cuticle that protects them from bacteria.



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Mid Century Modern Teak Sewing Box

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Hard to find Danish modern sewing box in teak. Lower basket drawer pulls out for fabric storage. Top folds open to reveal removable

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Fannie Farmer, the mother of level measurements

Fannie Farmer, the mother of level measurements | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it

Fannie Farmer was the author of The Boston Cooking-School Cookbook, the first cookbook to use strict standardized measurements. Called “the mother of level measurements”, Fannie was also a teacher and lecturer who helped to popularize a more scientific approach to cooking and housekeeping, and inspired doctors and nurses with her innovative teachings on convalescent diet …

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Signs From Antique Wooden Shingles

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On a barn pick, I got a rather large box of antique wooden roof shingles. Since there are times one just has to put the piles of supplies to use, I began making a series of classic signs, such as "...
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A-Luring Earrings Made from Spinners Rainbow Fish Bright Colors Pierced

A-Luring Earrings Made from Spinners Rainbow Fish Bright Colors Pierced | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
Do not de-bait too long on these earrings. They are so darn cute. They are made of spinners, fishing lures, the back one in gold, the front is
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Preserving Memories With Glass Mason Jars

Preserving Memories With Glass Mason Jars | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
Both our daughters are not at our home this Christmas, but living in their new homes this year. One daughter is in town, in her latest apartment; the other is out of state, stuck in her dorm and unable...
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Cooking without Electricity: Non-Electric Kitchen Appliances

Cooking without Electricity: Non-Electric Kitchen Appliances | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it

Cooking without electricity in a power outage doesn't just mean finding an alternative way to cook food. In our modern world, most of our kitchen appliances are electric as well. If we were ever without electricity, we would need an alternative way to complete the tasks that are now accomplished using appliances.


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Vivalist's curator insight, December 6, 10:34 AM

non-electric appliances in the kitchen

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Vintage Favorite Recipes from American's Dairlyland Cook Book Cookbooklet Wisconsin

Vintage Favorite Recipes from American's Dairlyland Cook Book Cookbooklet Wisconsin | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
Favorite Recipes From Americas Dairlyand -- from Wisconsin, of course! Published by the Wisconsin State Department of Agriculture, this vintage
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More evidence suggests antibacterial hand soap isn’t your friend

More evidence suggests antibacterial hand soap isn’t your friend | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
Hand soap has been center stage recently after evidence suggested it has been a large contributor to the current problem with antibacterial-resistant pathogens. Now scientists have put hand soap back in the hot seat, only for a different reason.

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Teaching about the Future of Food

Teaching about the Future of Food | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it

In anticipation of this month’s (Nov 16-22) Geography Awareness Week’s focus on 'the Future of Food," I thought I would start of by sharing 10 of my personal favorite resources to use to understand our changing global food systems.


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Chickens Really Don't Look Like They Used To

Chickens Really Don't Look Like They Used To | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
Chickens have changed. Today's broiler chickens are several times larger than chickens of past decades -- and a new study by researchers in Canada offers an explanation for why the birds got so big.

(Story continues below photos.)

The chickens ...

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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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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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How to SAVE "rainwater" for cooking

How to SAVE "rainwater" for cooking | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it

One of the "oldest" traditions in BLACK CULTURAL COOKING is the
saving of "rainwater" for later use in cooking.

The world has changed...skies are Polluted. But we still carry out
this ancient tradition:

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The garbage that could kill the whole human race

The garbage that could kill the whole human race | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
The terrifying true story of the garbage that could kill the whole human race

By Bucky McMahon
Illustration by Owen Fre…
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Build Your Own $20 Outdoor Cob Pizza Oven | The Year of Mud

Build Your Own $20 Outdoor Cob Pizza Oven | The Year of Mud | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow | Scoop.it
Learn how to build your own outdoor, wood fired cob oven for $20 -- amazing for great homemade pizza and bread!

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A Handmade Christmas

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Handmade is huge right now as more and more people share projects they have created. Craft blogs and web sites, such as Martha Stewart Living and Better Homes and Gardens, have brought new attention to handmade gifts and decor. For me, it is not a new fad....

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