Our Grandmothers were experts at stretching their grocery dollars to feed large families! At times, it was necessary for them to be very creative cooks - making do with what they had on hand or what was readily available.

Take a step back in time learn how Grandma did it - much of her knowledge can be applied to our modern households!

Wednesday, February 29, 2012


In Grandma's day, you didn't enter the kitchen without donning your apron. Over the years we seem to have gotten away from this tradition. After numerous attempts to remove kitchen stains from clothing, I realized that maybe it was time to use some of my fabric stash and create an apron. This is the pattern that I'm going to be using.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Clara on Youtube

Some wonderful videos on Youtube of this lady demonstrating her depression era recipes!

I'm Back!

Okay - so I got a little busy - and I completely forgot about this blog. Ran across it today while starting a new blog for family photos and thought I should rejuvenate it.