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14 Lessons We Learned From Our Grandmothers

Wisdom comes with age, and grandmas have both. We've all learned our fair share from our grandmothers, but the most important lesson? Keep it simple. Just like Kozy Shack® Pudding does with their simple, wholesome ingredients.

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1. Be honest, even if people don't like what they're hearing.

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Kristo-Gothard Hunor

2. Don't let the haters get you down.

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JPC-PROD

OK, maybe grandma worded that a little differently.

3. Polka dots will always be awesome.

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CREATISTA

4. Always carry a handkerchief.

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Catalin Petolea

5. Look after your body — you'll thank yourself later.

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Brian Eichhorn

6. Never buy sugar.

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Ammentorp Photography

Just take the packets from coffee shops and make your granddaughter empty them into your sugar bowl.

7. A.B.C. = Always Be Cooking.

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Joshua Resnick

8. Eating your bread crust turns your hair curly.

9. Raise smart kids so they can do the hard work for you.

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Monkey Business Images

10. Become a master of your craft.

11. Exercise machines are out to get you — go outside!

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12. Always keep a spare roast in the garage freezer.

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Brian Eichhorn

You never know how many hungry mouths might show up.

13. Worry about living, not making a living.

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14. And when in doubt, wear black.

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Robert Mandel