After a day’s rubbing up against the world there is nothing more soothing than the atmosphere confined within the four walls constituting home, providing it be all that term replies. Tesselated floors, beamed ceilings, leaded windows, expensive fabrics, rare canvases, first editions, imported bronzes-none of these are necessary to thisContinue Reading

Pine Apple Cheese? What kind of cheese is that? Does it taste like pineapple? Was it made from pineapple? I had never heard of this cheese before. So I sought out, but in vain, to find a modern counterpart. I was left to go back in time and read up on this mystery cheese.

If you open any cookbook or other domestic book for house keepers you will usually find instructions on how to do laundry. Inevitably you will come upon the rinsing of clothes to be done by putting into bluing. This is what was commonly used to brighten whites. In it’s earliestContinue Reading

Margie Dean was a little girl who had been patient and good through a long illness, but now that she felt strong again it seemed hard to her that she could not run and play with the boys and girls she knew. One day she was standing at the windowContinue Reading

The above Advertisements are from 1901 and show a similar style to today’s marketing techniques. These are for Pearline Laundry Soap that was quite popular in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.