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.

Ever wonder how much sugar those in the 1800’s would use? Have you ever heard of Sugar Cones? Well this article is a little history about sugar cones and how they were wrapped in the 19th century. Complete with a couple memoirs, some recycling advice for the wrappers and even learn a little about a common brand from the grocery store!

I run across a lot of these sort of lists for remedies but there are many on this particular list I had never run across before. I thought this was quite an interesting read. These were extracted from a book in 1838.

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.

In 1888 a description of these dolls was given in the St.Nicholas magazine for children. They belonged to a Mrs. L. D. Bradish and had been a gift from her big brother in 1827!