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Old 29-10-2018, 14:54   #16
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Re: Things from home

Originally Posted by redhead View Post
...realizing that granny made great meals without all these gadgets was an eye opener.

My husband had exactly the same problem with tools, by the way. Just sayin....
lol! Yep, went through the same process with all my tools!
Finally sold my big stuff (woodworking), gave the majority of my hand power tools to my brother, keeping my drill, sander & jig saw. Hand tools, kept 1 hacksaw, 2 sets of socket wrenches, etc., etc.

As I used each tool, I would set it aside into a seperate pouch and while I have not yet gotten rid of the extra wrenches, screw drivers, etc. Im getting ready to do so.

As far as Gradma goes, youre absolutely correct! We had about 4 different wisks at home, were down to one and I beat our scrambled eggs with a fork instead, just like my grandma did! Knives were down to 3 - chefs knife, boning knife & serrated bread knife.

I could go on, but you get the point - if you dont use it; lose it!
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