Category Archives: How Would Grandma Do It?

The old ways of doing things are often the best. How would grandma do it?

Living Deliberately – A Voluntary Simplicity Lifestyle

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

A Voluntary Simplicity lifestyle isn’t about deprivation & sacrifice. It’s not necessarily an EASIER life, but a more simple life. Slowing down, living more deliberately. A life that begs you to stop & smell the roses!

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Simple Care For Cast-Iron Cookware

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Cast Iron skillets are the preferred cookware in my Homestead kitchen. Although cleaning and caring for cast iron is somewhat different than other materials, it’s not hard nor complicated.

A few simple tricks will keep your cast iron rust free, virtually non stick and ready to serve you well for decades.

See a few tips to keep your cast iron cookware perfectly seasoned, rust free and virtually NON-STICK! #TexasHomesteader

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Homestead Hack: How To Easily Open Those Stubborn Jars

by Texas Homesteader ~

Occasionally I have difficulty opening a stubborn stuck jar lid. If RancherMan is nearby I have a handy (and oh-so-handsome) jar opener right at my disposal.

But if not I still have an easy way to open those stubborn jars. And I do it using a common item in the ‘junk drawer’ right in my kitchen.

How to get that stubborn lid off of the jar? I've found an easy way using an ordinary household item. Check out this Homestead Hack! #TexasHomesteader

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How Would Grandma Have Done It In Her Kitchen?

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

How would grandma have done it? I’ve been seeing this question a lot on social media lately. But it’s great food for thought, especially for those striving to reduce waste and save a little money too in their own kitchens. Let’s see how grandma would have done it.

Did you ever stop and wonder "How would grandma do this?" Oh yeah, grandma was the queen of "Use Whatcha Got"! She got by fine without plastic & disposables. #TexasHomesteader

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