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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Cruel or eco-friendly: is fur the ultimate sustainable material?

Cruel or eco-friendly: is fur the ultimate sustainable material? | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Renewable, natural and long-lasting, some claim that it’s time for us to take another look at real fur - or maybe even embrace it. But as Ruth Stokes found out, not everyone is convinced
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Garage Storage: DIY Tips and Hints

Garage Storage: DIY Tips and Hints | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Garage Storage: DIY Tips and Hints, If you've got a lot of stuff lying around your garage, then you're probably knocking over bikes and tripping over building materials more than you'd like.
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Don’t Eschew The Vintage Shoe: What To Look For When Buying Vintage Shoes - Here's Looking Like You, Kid

Don’t Eschew The Vintage Shoe: What To Look For When Buying Vintage Shoes - Here's Looking Like You, Kid | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
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Things Your Grandmother Knew: The Answer To Many Food Problems: Casseroles

Things Your Grandmother Knew: The Answer To Many Food Problems: Casseroles | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
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STAWAR: Garage sailors — Navigating in the thrift economy

STAWAR: Garage sailors — Navigating in the thrift economy | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Since the warm weather has started early this year, many people are gearing up for what promises to be an extended yard-sale season. Yard sales, gara
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Apparel-Swapping Millennials Eschew Stores and Malls

Apparel-Swapping Millennials Eschew Stores and Malls | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Retailers from Gap Inc. to Urban Outfitters Inc. are already struggling to persuade consumers to pay full-price for clothes.
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Vista | UTSanDiego.com

Vista | UTSanDiego.com | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Local news stories from U-T San Diego; breaking news, business and technology, local and national sports coverage, entertainment news and reviews
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`NE India should go for traditional housing`

`NE India should go for traditional housing` | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Quake-prone north-eastern India should switch to traditional forms of house-building.
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DIY Vertical Herb Garden with a Shoe Organizer | greenUPGRADER

DIY Vertical Herb Garden with a Shoe Organizer | greenUPGRADER | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Confounded by vegetable digging cats and toiling in the vegetable patch, Instructables member pippa5 came up with this cool DIY vertical garden  solution.
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Tips for a Green Home & Yard (Infographic) - A simply good life.

Tips for a Green Home & Yard (Infographic) - A simply good life. | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
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The Art of Tiny House Living

The Art of Tiny House Living | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Tiny is a relative term and generally refers to homes of 400 sq feet or less. One of the big drivers for people to downsize is the freedom that comes from living smaller.
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Things Your Grandmother Knew: Teaching Your Children To Sew

Things Your Grandmother Knew: Teaching Your Children To Sew | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
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Things Your Grandmother Knew: Aprons Rule & Apron Rules

Things Your Grandmother Knew: Aprons Rule & Apron Rules | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
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DIY: Shutters as Magazine Racks

 
: Shutter-love! Fancy owning this recycled shutter cum magazine rack. I want to own one. Teal / aqua/ Robin egg blue happen to b
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Expert: Ancient water management more sustainable than today

Dozens of leading academics from countries ranging from Libya to Australia and Israel to Egypt are currently assembled in İstanbul for the third conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies in Ancient Civilizations (WWTAC), offering enlightened...
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Ecofeminism: Is the Movement Still Relevant?

Ecofeminism: Is the Movement Still Relevant? | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
As social and economic conditions intertwine with the growth of industrialized areas, environmental challenges have become a hot button issue in political arenas.
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Cider-making monks revive 200-year-old beer

Cider-making monks revive 200-year-old beer | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Exiles took the recipe to France and flourished on 'La bière Anglaise'. Now they're back in Yorkshire, and so is the drink
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Upcycling

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Upcycling's Upshot: How Urban Mushroom Farmers Turned Scavenging into a Business
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How America Spends Money: 100 Years in the Life of the Family Budget

How America Spends Money: 100 Years in the Life of the Family Budget | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
It's fun to guess the future of the American economy. But the past is just as rich. This is the 100-year story of how a nation that feels poor got rich.
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How to... buy vintage homeware

How to... buy vintage homeware | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
Real vintage not only adds character to your home; by diverting furniture away from landfill, it does the planet a favour too. Here’s how to get stuck in
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The Crisis in American Walking: We Don’t

The Crisis in American Walking: We Don’t | Vintage Living Today For A Future Tomorrow | Scoop.it
A few years ago, at a highway safety conference in Savannah, Ga., I drifted into a conference room where a sign told me a “Pedestrian Safety” panel was being held.
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