Jane Austen received a letter today from the Prince Regent, the future King George the IV. Considering its royal stamp, she probably opened it right away.
I was lousy at keeping my station of three booths and a corner of the counter content. The women taught me, I learned as fast as possible and, by the middle of my second week I was pretty good.
Susan Anthony often picked rotten eggs out of her bonnet and suffered some of the worse food imaginable during one of the worse periods in American cooking.
Eleanor Barnett is a Cambridge educated food historian which makes her smarter than me but it also means she knows her stuff.
100-dollar-cake is about the only cake I’m assured will come out decently.
On International Day of Women and Girls in Science I’d like to single out several Black women who saw a problem and applied technology to fix it.
Amee Vanderpool’s smart cheekiness will get us through today.
This takes me to 3:42 a.m. It’s not that I can not sleep, it’s that I can not stay asleep.
There are presents to wrap, blessings to add to the family’s current list. The first of many warm holiday winter drinks wait to be brewed.
Lisa bakes cookies between making gifts and decorations and preparing for multiple family feasts. She bakes at night after working eight hours. Once she brought in a box the size of a small dog carrier that overflowed with what seemed hundreds of different kinds of cookies. She was also seven months pregnant.