If you have been looking for ways to have more simple and frugal life, looking to the past may help. Homemakers of the past were frugal and eco-friendly without really thinking about it. It’s just what they did. It is what they had to do. Retro Housewife Goes Green has a great list of old housekeeping ways that will save you money while learning a new skill. Who doesn’t love fresh, homemade bread or custom made curtains and clothes? The old way of housekeeping is also healthier, since most foods where made from scratch. It can be a bit hard to give up some conveniences that we have today, but you’d be surprised at what you can do. Some of these tips may even make you money!
Jeannette is a wife, mother and homeschooling mom. She has been mightily, saved by grace and is grateful for God’s sovereignty throughout her life’s journey. She has a Bachelor in English Education and her MBA. Jeannette is bi-lingual and currently lives in the Tongan Islands of the South Pacific. She posts daily freebies for homeschoolers!