an up close look


I new I wasn't the only one fascinated with how women before me lived.  I've always thought I was born into the wrong generation, that my thoughts on home were better suited for my grandmother's time.  Now, after reading your comments I wonder if that's true?  Could it be that there are a lot of women living right now that have been fed a load of horse manure as to what women of the 21st century want and what is important to us?

I am looking forward to taking an up close look into the topic of Home Comforts and Home Keeping with like minded women.  I really hope you'll feel free to share your thoughts on the subject and that we can all be encouraged by each other.

I will be back tomorrow with the first installment of this weekly series on Keeping the Home Fires Burning.  I hope you'll join me.

Have a wonderful Wednesday!

xo, Patty


  1. My husband says I am an old lady trapped in my young body!

  2. sounds interesting! I think we just THINK their times were simpler. My Grandfather use to say"you can have the good ole days, I'll stay here today!" He like his modern conviences!

  3. I have that book, I will have to get it out and look it over again.
    Yes sometimes I think I never left the farm and the 1950's.
    Nancy Jo

  4. My ex husband used to say that I spoke a language called archaic. I suppose I live in another era as well. Works for me! I'm excited to read this series! ~ Maureen

  5. I love your little birdhouse vignette. Looking forward to your series. I agree-my mom never really taught me how to keep a home. I guess I've had to figure it out on my own.

  6. looking forward to the series..Being "a little" older, I grew up in simpler times and am very thankful for having done so..

  7. Patty,
    I'll be anxiously awaiting your weekly posts! You are such an inspiration to us all...I come away from your blog all inspired!Lead on!

  8. I am looking forward to the post. I always felt like I was born in the wrong generation. xo Diana

  9. Nice. Looking forward to that!

  10. so looking foward to this subject. Im old fashioned, even tho I had to work....I would have much rather stayed home....I think a household runs so much smoother when theres someone there to keep it I can stay home and Im the happiest person alive!!!! I know there are gals that would rather work, thats fine, Im just not one of them!

  11. Funny, I have always thought I was born in the wrong era as well.. I love the era of the 40's.. home was simple yet elegant.. No need for all the noise that the gadgets of the world bring in, night time was spent at home with the family.. The simple things is what made life wonderful even when there wasn't enough money to go around..


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