Oh the mysteries of sealing wax! This article explores how it was made, how it was used and even the secret message of the different colors used. Included are 2 old recipes of hiow they made sealing wax.

June and Strawberries Half a dozen people, more or less, have been credited with the saying, “Doubtless, God could have made a better berry, but doubtless God never did;” and the declaration regarding this most delicious and wholesome of all berries, goes without questioning, no matter by whom it wasContinue Reading

More ideas on pot holders… “A Good cook is not likely to use her apron for a holder, but it is often a temptation to do so, unless she has a good supply of holders. Not only should there be enough for present use but some in the pantry drawersContinue Reading

It is quite common now to have cards printed in tiny form, announcing the birth of infants, and giving thereon the name of the new arrival, and weight and day of birth. We have recently received cards from a mother having “two of ’em,” and the cards of each areContinue Reading