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  1. General Chat
    As I see myself entering the older years, you know the years you thought as a child was really old, I find myself very content with basic electronics. I really do not see the need to be connected 24/7. I am more than willing to wait until I go home to see if anyone called. I really do not see...
  2. General Chat
    or a prude. Call me what you want. I picked up the newspaper yesterday and there was a picture of our local girls basketball team. It seems that while the opposing team was doing introductions the home team and fans sat in the bleachers with newspapers i front of their faces and pretended to...
  3. Christmas
    Any ideas on how to make it more of an old-fashioned Christmas? I will have my mom, 2 sisters, their husbands, and all the nieces and nephews. Probably 15-20. We're not doing a lot of gifts for each other. I know my sisters will be bringing gifts. I'm giving the women a milk jug full of the...
  4. Misc. desserts
    Old Fashioned Biscuit Pudding Recipe DescriptionI remember Miss Annie fixing this for us when we were little. It's a great way to use up leftover biscuits and bread. Preparation Steps:Preheat oven to 350*F. Soak biscuits/bread in milk until softened. Level of...
  5. Utilities
    Anyone know which one is more frugal???
  6. General Chat
  7. Baking Breads
    My mom used buttermilk instead of regular because that's what my dad drank. Then you have buttermilk biscuits. Old Fashioned Baking Soda Biscuits 3 cups all purpose flour 3 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 cup Crisco shortening 3/4 cups milk Dash of salt Preheat oven to...
  8. Leisure & Media Arts
    Does anyone else get a kick out of these?? Abbot and Costello Meet _____ , Dracula, The WolfMan, etc, etc. I love thes old ones especially because sometimes what seemed scary when the movie was filmed, seems silly now.
  9. Just Tips
    I have a RAGING head cold and I'm not able to take meds with decongestants because of heart issues. I can only take antihistamine meds which do NOTHING for a head cold - let me tell ya! Does anyone have a tried and true home remedy for colds/congestion? I'm already loading up on vitamin C.
  10. Leisure & Media Arts
  11. Homesteading and gardening
    And if so what are they? (butter churn, creamer, etc - that type of things) I have: ~treadle sewing machine ~old fashioned canning strainer ~old fashioned jar lifter we found in the basement ~very old clothes rack ~old cookstove What about you?
  12. Kitchen Basics
  13. Candy making
    <DIV>1 C. sugar</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>1 C. corn syrup, dark</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>1 T. vinegar</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>1 T. baking Soda</DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV></DIV> <DIV> </DIV> <DIV>Combine sugar, syrup, and vinegar in heavy sauce pan. Stir over medium...
  14. Holidays-Special Occasions-Celebrations
    There are 12 pages of them........ I think they are so cute....
  15. Baking Breads
    I have been using my bread maker alot lately, which my husband and I really enjoy. However, despite trying different recipes, I notice the bread is quite a bit heavier than other breads. I have also noticed that it goes harder much quicker- therefore, I don't think I am going to save much money...
  16. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals The recipes date back to the early 1900's!!!!
  17. Kitchen Basics
    1 pound butter 4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar 9 eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 16 ounces Philadelphia Cream Cheese Soften butter and cream cheese at room temperature. Mix flour and salt together. Cream butter and cream cheese together very thoroughly...
  18. Baking Breads
    2 to 2-1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup rolled oats 1 tsp. salt 1 pkg. dry yeast 1 cup water 1/3 cup light molasses 1/4 cup butter 1 egg Grease an 8x4" loaf pan. In a large bowl, combine 1 cup flour, oats, salt and yeast and mix well. In a small saucepan, heat water, molasses and butter until very warm...
  19. Family
    Do you think that good old fashioned "disagreements" are good for a relationship I always say the fun part is making up, but I also think they are healthy as well, as long as they don't become commonplace every single day. I love a good old fashioned disagreement. We use to have them on a...
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