Tag: household


PATRON + SATURDAY SECRETS – Shortcut for mending a dress from the 1890s

Sewing, mending, and patching clothing was a constant chore for women in the 1890s, especially considering the size of most families. Clothes had to…


PATRON + SATURDAY SECRETS – Our ancestors knew how to recycle, even how to recycle popcorn – Have you ever tried any of these?

Here are some interesting recycling tips from the past: "Do not throw away that old popcorn. If you can't make it pop, put it…