Monthly Archives: February 2016

HSM: Fresco Dress

This month’s Historical Sew Monthly challenge was Tucks & Pleats.  I figured this was a great time to put together a rough draft of a dress I’ve been wanting to make for a long time.  Why a rough draft dress?  … Continue reading

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The Kiddo Cooks: HFF – Cookies!

The kiddo has determined that he likes making cookies.  And he keeps asking us if he can make them.  Since the fourth Historical Food Fortnightly challenge was “Sweets for the Sweet,” I thought I would kill two birds with one stone. … Continue reading

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HFF: Pork Steak, Gravy, & Beans

The theme for the third Historical Food Fortnightly challenge was “History Detective.”  The goal of the challenge was to piece together a recipe through clues or to work with a recipe without a lot of details.  Given that I am … Continue reading

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