The girl of today cannot only make and alter her own dresses, but her underclothing as well. AL1887

Thursday, March 11th, 2010

If one of your maids is a little cross, it is best to keep away from her until she is in a better mood. NY1897

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

To improve a common platter paint upon it purple asters, a green grasshopper swinging on a grass spry, and brown sparrows fluttering.PA1887

“To improve a common platter, paint upon it purple asters, a green grasshopper swinging on a grass spry, and brown sparrows fluttering.” Pennsylvania, 1887

Sunday, February 28th, 2010