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How to Sew a Button: and other nifty things your grandmother knew

It is surprisingly difficult to summarize the book “How to Sew a Button: and Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew” quickly.  At first glance it seems like yet another long laundry list of DIY frugal living notes and instructions on … Continue reading

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Part of a Balanced Diet

Silly Simple’s husband, here.  Silly is working on research for an article right now, so I offered to step in and provide content for tonight’s post. My wife and I have different perspectives on a variety of topics, including cooking … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Urban Pantry: Tips and Recipes for a Thrifty, Sustainable & Seasonal Kitchen

A few months ago I acquired Amy Pennington’s book on sustainable pantries in a concrete jungle.  OK, to be fair, it fell into my hands at a local nature center gift shop and refused to leave me alone until I … Continue reading

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