Great grandmother wisdom from 1913 about living frugally. This is a quick glimpse into a great grandmother’s wisdom from 1913 about living frugally. Older family members are a great source of wisdom that love to save their tips, tricks and history of how they got through times of struggle if you get the opportunity to just listen.
Learning about living a frugal lifestyle has to do with self-sufficiency. Every skill you learn is an investment in yourself and an asset to your family. Cooking, canning, gardening, repairing what’s broken, and building a vary of different projects. A portion of people in society today have lost the active interest in learning old fashioned vintage skills. It is a great loss but on the other hand many people are embracing the homesteading lifestyle and are reaching back into the past to learn skills.
” “Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without” is a quote by Boyd K. Packer that rings as true today as the day it was spoken. Grand parents have lived through many things, some have been through hard times, periods of war and food shortages. We should take the time to learn from them, to glean information on how they made it through those times. They really do have a wealth of info to bestow upon us if we only take the time to let them.
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