Wearing nature was never a problem for the Victorians. Here the humble little apple seed was turned into a sweet Victorian comb from 1868.

Pink and Black, Electric Blue, Maize with Brown and Golds, Myrtle Green & Terra Cotta sounds like a beautiful bouquet of colors which were featured here in this May fashions from 1888.

Spring is soon to come and that has us getting the itch to pack away the coats, scarves & mittens until next Autumn. This article is how one source suggested in managing this task. In careful preparation it was hoped you may not discover your garments moth eaten and ready for the rag bag when you next pulled them out.

Just an interesting little article written by “A Lover of Coffee” which discusses the sentiments of good coffee and even a preference of certain coffee substitutes, chicory being one of them. To round out the article they included a dozen tips on all things coffee. [P.S. Be sure to check back on the 1st of February for a coffee themed freebie!]

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