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SATURDAY SECRETS: Candles last longer if ….

Some great household tips from our ancestors. . . Candles last longer if placed in the refrigerator for a few days before using. They hold…

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Vinegar of the Four Thieves – Recipes & curious tips from the past is now in paperback

Our ancestors had to be resilient when they faced obstacles in daily life, from dealing with pests, medical emergencies, caring for clothing and cleaning…

Days Gone By - stories from the past

SATURDAY SECRET: Have you ever tried to remove wall-paper from an old house? This is the paste that may have been used

Wall paper was the rage in the 1890s and this is the way our ancestors made the paste to hang the wallpaper from wheat…