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FiF – Fix it Friday: Household hints from the past – these are still helpful

Household hints from the past – These are still good!

household chores

“When lining dresser drawers or cupboard shelves, cut 3 layers of paper. Place all at once. When the top one is soiled, slip off the top one and there’s a clean one ready.”

“It’s easy to remember anniversaries and special days with a greeting if you select all your cards at one time. Address the envelopes and and index them according to the date they should be mailed.”

“Onions will not make the eyes water if scalding water is poured over them before they are peeled.”


ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Pioneers: A Collection of Lost & Forgotten Stories  They felt the lure of the frontier and struck out for unknown territory that would become Alabama, bringing with them only very few implements to survive. From Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and many other states they came to settle in the newly opened Mississippi Territory. Alabama Footprints Pioneers continues the series with lost and forgotten stories of the earliest Alabama pioneers.

ALABAMA FOOTPRINTS Pioneers includes the following stories  

  • The Yazoo land fraud 
  • Daily life as an Alabama pioneer
  • The capture and arrest of Vice-president Aaron Burr
  • The early life of William Barrett Travis, hero of the Alamo
  • Description of Native Americans of early Alabama including the visit by Tecumseh
  • Treaties and building the first roads in Alabama.

Eight days in New-Orleans in February

Features: Eight Days in New Orleans in February
By (author): Albert James Pickett
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About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and
All her books can be purchased at and Barnes & Noble.
She has authored numerous genealogy books.
RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE)
is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2)
is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series)
Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1)
is the continuation of the story. .
For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey


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