If you have ever visited a Cracker Barrel restaurant in America you are quite familiar with the little triangular Peg game. My kids sure love that game!  Well interestingly it isn’t a new type of game and actually has quite a bit of history to it. I found a similarContinue Reading

Bubble Parties became quite the fashion in the late Victorian years. You could do this indoors during the colder months for a little “summery” fun or make a warm summer day fun! Bubbles are always fun! In England at the present time Bubble Parties is one of the favorite amusements. TheContinue Reading

An article by Milton Bradley, the now widely known game manufacturer, published in 1894 by Good Housekeeping. Few realize that Milton Bradley was a publisher, manufacturer of games, an author, and even developed a system for teaching color in schools known as the Bradley system. This article specifically deals withContinue Reading

These marbles were found on the grounds of my 1830's era house. photo property of a Victorian Passage.

The chief place of the manufacture of “marbles,” those little round pieces of stone which contribute so largely to the enjoyment of “Young America,” is at Oberstein, on the Nahe, in Germany, where there are large agate-mills and quarries, the refuse of which is carefully turned to good paying accountContinue Reading