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

Doing Things The Old Way With Manual Tools

 by Texas Homesteader ~
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I enjoy using manual tools as much as possible. I’m not sure why, it’s just my preference to work with my hands.

Of course I’ve had an electric can opener in the past. But I got rid of it decades ago, much preferring to use a hand-held crank one instead.

I prefer a whisk to an electric mixer and I sharp knife and cutting board to a food processor. Our youngest daughter often teases me about my old-time preference.

Using manual tools and implements is slower and takes more effort on my part, but they don't use electricity so they're much more gentle on the environment. #TexasHomesteader

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