Tag: Recipes

Days Gone By - stories from the past

FiF: Fix it Friday – How to freshen up furs – tip from the 1890s

Fur was more popular in the 1890s than they are now, and they could look bad after years of wear. This is how they…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

Try something new for Christmas gifts – Give this old Alabama Fruit cake which features watermelon preserves

ALABAMA FRUIT CAKE 1924 recipe from Alabama Extension Service 1 lb. butter ¾ lb. sugar 9 eggs 1 lb. flour 2 tbsp. baking powder…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

The Great Awakening leader Jonathan Edwards’ grandson resided in Alabama and is related to Alabama Governor

On June 21, 1865 -President Andrew Johnson appointed Lewis Parsons a provisional Alabama governor.  Parsons, the grandson of Great Awakening leader Jonathan Edwards, moved…