Tag: ration project

Lent

Each year, my family has been partaking in a Medieval Style Lent – no meat (chicken, pork, beef) and no dairy (butter/cheese) Monday through Saturday. On Sundays, you’re supposed to celebrate the sabbath, so there shall be meat and cheese…

The Oslo Lunch and Week Three

The Oslo Lunch was served to British Schoolchildren as an experiment during World War II to improve their health. It was cheap and took advantage of any vegetables that could have been grown in a small household garden. The makeup…

Week 2

Here are the figures from last week – We managed to overspend by 23 points for the week, which means that we’re down to 73 points for the month. This is entirely due to purchasing apples and leafy greens, which…

Week One

This has been the easiest week of rationing as the house is still full of food since before rationing began. I am calculating our points from our shopping trip today as we ended up buying some additional goods at a…

The Ration Project

Over the last few years, I have been thinking a lot about how rationing effected the American family during WWII. What was the effect that rationing had on the American family. I’m not alone, there have already been a number…