“Use it up,
wear it out,
make it do,
or do without.”
–New England proverb

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Mrs. Richards

Another beautiful photo. Keep ’em coming please! I so enjoy your blog.


This was the way my grandparents taught me to live… I love this quote!
I’ve just found your blog, and love everything I’ve found here!


I enjoy these quotes so much and your photos are beyond beautiful. Thank you for such an informative, inspiring blog. This is how I want to live.


This old New England saying fit my gram and pap to a T. They were content and happy and lived well into their 90s working around the farm almost until their last days. I didn’t know it then but their life was one to envy. I’m striving now to achieve something similar.