Seasonal Living


Making Lemonade from Scratch

I’m from the south, Texas to be specific. When I think summer, I think iced tea and lemonade – even mixed together they’re wonderful. I have to confess, though, that it makes me shudder a bit when I see powdered lemonade. Lemonade is very easy to make from scratch, no harder than mixing the powdered version, so I’m not sure why you wouldn’t make your own and know exactly what’s in it. We’re lucky enough to have a lemon tree out back that’s just now recovering from a lack......

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The Vintage Life
October 19, 2014

The Vintage Life

One of the topics that used to be taught in home economics was ‘relationships.’ I’ve been curious about this and have wondered what sorts of things they taught. Based on some of the vintage movies I’ve...


The Vintage Life
October 12, 2014

The Vintage Life

My husband is a prepper (and I by proxy). Now, stay with me here as we’re not extreme. Let me give you an example of why. About five or so years ago, someone had an ‘oopsie’...


The Vintage Life
October 05, 2014

The Vintage Life

America’s Houskeeping Book describes the American home as “our most vital industry.” While there are so many differing points of view that swirl around this idea of homemaking and housekeeping that stem from past and...


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