Category Archives: Homemaking

Traditional Foods: Why Bother?

Traditional Foods: Why Bother? :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

lacto-fermented salsa. kombucha. kimchi. kefir. coconut oil. raw milk. sourdough bread.

oh and cultured butter. lots and lots of it.

 

my hubbies translation: “hippy food that makes our kitchen look like a science experiment”

my translation: “REAL food, that is packed full of vitamins, enzymes and cultures that aid in digestion and can heal your gut, fill you up, and give you more energy as it cleans out your system.  Read the rest

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Meal Plan Organization For Visual Learners

This post was originally published back in 2012, but as I do some spring cleaning in October (I’m a little behind…) it was time to revisit this post, to straighten out my meal planning strategies!  enjoy!

Meal Plan Organization For the Visual Learner :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

 

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If it’s out of my sight, it’s out of mind.Read the rest

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How To Purge Toys Without Mutiny

How To Purge Toys Without Mutiny :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

There is something about the size and shape of a lego on the floor in the dark that makes every parent tremble at the thought.

Our house is no exception.  We live in a 1904, boxy little cottage – or so it seems with three kids.  … Read the rest

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Living a Non-Mainstream Life While Balancing A Job, Kids + The House

“Stay-at-home moms can do all of that natural, hippy, traditional, ‘green’ stuff like home-cooked meals and line-drying their clothes.  I have a full-time job, and I just don’t have time for it all.”

Ever heard that before?  Ever thought it?

Living A Non-Mainstream Life (While Balancing a Job, the Kids and the House) :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

 

There I was, baking bread, hanging laundry on a clothes line, tending a garden (veggies and flowers both), wearing a cute sundress with my baby in a sling on my hip, all while a pie was baking in the oven and the children played with their homemade toys in our sprawling yard with just a few chickens.… Read the rest

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An Open Letter to Snow-Bound Moms of Young Kids

An Open Letter to Snow-Bound Moms of Young Kids :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

This post is brought to you by the Polar Vortex and the letter “coffee”.

We have now been inside (save for one long and cold trip to the grocery store last Saturday) for over 2 weeks now.

Wow, that kind of sounds like a letter from a prison inmate.Read the rest

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My Yarn Obsession: The Benefits of Teaching Your Children to Knit + Crochet

My Yarn Obsession: The Benefits of Teaching Your Children to Knit or Crochet - Vintage Kids | Modern WorldMonday was rough.

If this is any indication, I had to mop the floor 3 times, and sanitize 2 dining room chairs (potty training incident).

We (plural) may have cried during the homeschool math lesson on multiplying by 3’s. (Lord help me when we get to long division…)

I was cranky.… Read the rest

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