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Thread: Wisdom of the Aprons

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    Super Member Shemjo's Avatar
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    Dec 2008
    St. Louis, Missouri
    These are great! And I still use handkerchiefs! New ones every day! :lol:

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    Power Poster RedGarnet222's Avatar
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    i love hearing about how to stretch a dime. My mother never wasted a thing in her life time and was s saver. She was a depression child and learned first hand how to make something last. But, she also traveled the world and bought herself furs and jewels as a reward. Smart hard working money saving woman.

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    Super Member Barb M's Avatar
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    Feb 2008
    Mission, BC
    Oh i remember too, all the popular kids at school lol, were taking their lunches in Paper bags, and their lunches were wrapped in saran wrap, and they were allowed to throw it all out! lol Not us, we had to have lunch boxes, and we didnt dare throw out our wax paper! lol lol lol

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    my mom had a washing machine that had a ringer in the middle and two tubs side by side ,and when we had to go hang the clothes on clothes lines ,and then before it got dark out we all had go get the cloths down and fold and bring inside to get ready to iron them,no landermat or dryer for us

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    Just read this and felt reinforced in my own feelings about my own personal heritage and legacy from my family before me--mothers and grandmothers, etc. It's a time when we would all do well to remember what we have been given and not take things for granted. Conserve, be grateful, relish the simple joys and give back. Thank you for the Beauty of reminiscing you provided.

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