I found these old remedies in a pioneer cookbook and thought I’d share. Some of them are quite humorous. Toothpaste: Take pulverized chalk and twice as much charcoal and make it fine. Add castile soap suds and spirits of camphor to make a thick paste. Apply with the finger and brush. (I can imagine bubbles…Read more »
I thought I’d share some unusual signs I saw hanging in my community center. One is from the old Valley drive-in located in Auburn, WA. The others I found amusing.
My husband came across some harsh advice from the suffragette period of time and I thought I would share it. Do not marry at all Must avoid the flirts, beauty men, tailor’s dummies, football enthusiasts, and bounders Look for strong, tame men, fire-lighters, coal-getters, window cleaners, and yard swiller Don’t expect too much. Most men…Read more »
Christmas is my favorite holiday. I just love to decorate for it.
I love to make wreathes every year around this time. I decided on a sweet theme this year based off the gingerbread boy.
I have an experiment for you readers, based on a class I’m taking. Here is an image. In your point of view what do you see that is important and can you catalog 6 different aspects?
Wow, I have never seen lightening strikes this often in the Seattle-Auburn region! The news quoted 1200 strikes last night. It seemed endless and lit up the whole sky over and over. It was the best entertainment.
My pumpkins in the garden are already ripe. I have about 7 so far.
I went to Bonny Lake’s midsummer Renaissance faire today and had a good time. The theme today was pirates. They were skits, songs, and merriment.
I found this inside one of my antique cookbooks and thought I’d share it. It starts out about making a cake, but it is really about this woman’s day with her kids. To make a cake, light the oven. Get out utensils and ingredients. Remove blocks and toy autos from table. Grease pan. Crack nuts.…Read more »