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!]

WITH the spread of Anglo-mania, smooth, bare floors, in early English style, have grown more and more popular, and wealthy men pay more dollars per square foot than I care to specify, for rosewood, mahogany, West India cherry, and antique oak floors, solid, not veneered. And yet, with all thisContinue Reading

AMONG the mineral productions the usefulness of which has for centuries remained unknown, and only recently has become to be appreciated, is undoubtedly soapstone, by mineralogists called steatite, and by chemists hydrated silicate of magnesia. The pure material is white, translucent, and looks like soap, while all the varieties haveContinue Reading

The principles of the proper use of color in house interiors are not difficult to master. It is unthinking, unreflective action which makes so many un-restful interiors of homes. The creator of a home should consider, in the first place, that it is matter as important as climate, and asContinue Reading