Category Archives: Simple & Frugal

Cold-Kicker Spicy Chicken Soup

A guest post by Lucy Kesler, Inn Keeper at The Olde Buffalo Inn B+B, originally published in October of 2012

Cold Kicker Spicy Chicken Soup :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

 

“Let food be thy medicine,

and medicine be thy food”

- Hippocrates

There was a frost warning out earlier this week for northern Indiana and I’m wearing jeans and socks.… Read the rest

Posted in Health + Home Remedies, Living Naturally, Menu Plans, Recipes, Simple & Frugal, Traditional Nutrition | Tagged 8 Comments
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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

Posted in Homemaking, Homeschooling, Simple & Frugal | 14 Comments
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Your Home Should Be The Safest Place On Earth

Your Home Should Be The Safest Place On Earth :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

I have to be totally upfront.

I’m not very “green”.

The DIY projects like wool dryer balls, and the homemade cleaners and cloth diaper wipe solutions that I have posted here on my blog were not motivated by a sincere love of the earth and a desire to reduce the size of landfills…I really just needed to save money.Read the rest

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6 Weeks of Real Food Lunch Ideas

After being a mom for over 8 years now, you’d think I would have fallen into a pattern or a routine…that I would accept the inevitable in graceful stride.

But, no.

My people want to eat (at least) three times as day, and it seems that I’m the one in charge of making that happen.

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2 Menu Planning Approaches to Save Money On Nourishing Foods

THANK YOU!  I want to shout it from the cyber roof tops!  THANK YOU for sharing, liking and commenting on our new blog!! For those of you just joining, we debuted our new blog name (and the face lift) this past Monday.  … Read the rest

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Creative Gift Ideas for Vintage Families :: Experiences, Memories and Heirlooms

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Pinterest has always been my downfall…I’m not gonna lie.  If you don’t have a pinterest account, then good for you!!  However, I personally believe it to be one of the most wonderfully fantastic, helpful, fun and  life-sucking inventions of the last few years!… Read the rest

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