Hope you can join us!

Save the date for the Fall Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt! We’ll be live Friday, 10/18 at NOON mountain time, and the hunt will go on through Sunday night, 10/20/13 (midnight, mountain). Now, I know you all are wondering about the prizes…Two runners-up will receive...

Fashion Friday…1868 wedding ensemble

12 Piece Wedding Ensemble, Louise Loomis Burrell, Little Falls, NY December 30, 1868 Dress:  Under Bodice, White Organdy Valenciennes Lace of Fitted Bodice, Pink Ribbon Trimmed Jacket, Trained Skirt and Over Skirt Accessories: Veil’s Wax Flowers, Linen Hankie,...

Andra’s obsession

While researching the founding families of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and studying their names and occupations in the 1820’s, I discovered that spinster daughters of wealthy families like the Ballantynes were often passionate about genealogy. I found this rather...

George takes a bath…

I’m back in the 18th-century right now working away on a historical novel set in Virginia just after the Revolutionary War. I feel inspired! While researching I came across this fun, informative video on giving George a bath. A couple of years I was able to see...