How to Run Your Home Like Your Grandparents Did (and Live Well!) – A Guest Post!

Some of you may shirk from the title of this post a bit, for a variety of reasons. Perhaps you’re quite thankful for the modern world we live in, and would rather not do ANYTHING like your grandparents did. Perhaps you didn’t have a good relationship with your grandparents, or you never knew them, or you know them now and would much rather do things your own way. 

Senior couple

I was thinking about this yesterday as I was unloading the dishwasher. You randomly think of your grandparents while you unload the dishwasher, you might ask? Why yes, I would respond; doesn’t everyone? Most likely not…but I do. Mainly because most of my dishes used to belong to my grandmother! And last night, as I placed a barely-gray with blue-painted flowers soup bowl back in the cabinet, I remembered where she kept that dish in HER kitchen. And I stopped for a moment to think about whether or not she would be comfortable in MY kitchen. Then I wondered whether or not she would be comfortable in my home…you get the idea! (In fact, I thought about it so much that I even shared a link on my Facebook page yesterday that might take you back to your own grandparent’s home! CLICK HERE TO SEE IT!)

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