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16 Vintage skills you should master

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I find that we tend to think of ourselves, living in our modern, digital world, as so much better than the people that came before us. We think we are so “advanced” but in reality, most of us are hardly equipped to actually fend for ourselves. We rely on the internet, grocery stores, electric companies, etc for our daily survival. There are so many vintage skills that have been “lost” that were the keys to being self-sufficient and sustainable. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. These are things that our grandparents and great-grandparents would have considered common sense. There is something to be said about knowing you can handle your sh*t if the power goes out or there is some other type of emergency. There is a sense of pride in it as well, which is great for your sense of self-worth. Sewing I put this one at the top of my list as it is the first one that I learned. My mum taught me to sew when I was very young and it is something…

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