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The Plant: Grow Pizza in the Garden
Gather up the kids to plant a little pie.
The Plant: Grow Pizza in the Garden
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Prep School: Make a Non-Stick Pan
Top chefs make this tool their one and only.
Prep School: Make a Non-Stick Pan
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How to Build a Failproof Fire
Master the art of the teepee, the only indoor fire making method you’ll ever need to know.
How to Build a Failproof Fire
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Mouth Off: Tasty Homemade Toothpaste
Road-tested DIY toothpaste that actually tastes good — we promise.
 Mouth Off: Tasty Homemade Toothpaste

Build a Fire, Tie a Tie, Bake a Pie.
Learn all the Back to Basics skills your grandparents knew but never taught you – from limoncello to light bulbs, sewing bees to buzzing ones.

At Old School we like to grow things, make things, and fix things, then share them with you – all with a nod to what’s realistically doable in your everyday life.

Stop pinning. Start doing.

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The Cut: DIY Papel Picado
Craft colorful paper decor for Dia de Los Muertos.
The Cut: DIY Papel Picado
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A Timeout for Time: Craft a Garden Sundial
Take time to tell the time the old school way and lose the cell phone for a few hours.
A Timeout for Time: Craft a Garden Sundial
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Spring Things: Make Jorts (Jean Shorts)
Snip away at your old denim for a seasonal makeover.
Spring Things: Make Jorts (Jean Shorts)
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Prep School: Make a Non-Stick Pan
Top chefs make this tool their one and only.
Prep School: Make a Non-Stick Pan
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Use Up Those Eggs: Make a Sauce Gribiche
Use up those hardboiled eggs by making a simple, no-cook sauce.
Use Up Those Eggs: Make a Sauce Gribiche
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Make Baby Food
Whip up your own delicious and nutritious baby nosh and just say no to store-bought jars forever more.
Make Baby Food