History of the Original Sun-Maid Girl

current 2009 sun-maid raisin girl loo

We’ve all seen the Logo on the boxes of raisins from the sun-maid raisin company. The adorable logo with the painting of a lovely brunette on it is both colorful, and catchy. But did you know how the logo was…

Fermented Brussel Sprout Veggie Kimchi

fermented-brussel-sprout-veggie-kimchi-fermentation-jar

NOTE   Date the Fermented Brussel Sprouts Veggie Kimchi was started 7-18-17. updated 7-26-17 UPDATE….I tested my veggie kimchi today and surprisingly, it was not as hot as I expected. Since I like a bit of heat in my food, I…

Wyoming History Fun Facts

WYOMING HISTORY FUN FACTS By no means does this cover all the interesting information about my beloved state, but there are a few quirky fun things to read about here.  We never traveled much when we were kids, (too many of us…

Silver Cleaning

Silver Cleaning

SIlver Cleaning (DIY Part 1 Clean Your Silver and Sterling Silver Jewelry the Easy Way) Silver Cleaning….   Soooo not on my top 10 to do list….Yet don’t you just hate it when your beautiful silver jewelry turns black? And don’t…

Did You Know? 7 Fun Bonnet Facts

DID YOU KNOW…? 7 Fun Facts About Sun Bonnets 1.       DID YOU KNOW?…That little girls often wore an adult sized bonnet rather than a bonnet that was of a better fit. For prairie women, material was at a premium. So flour…

Women’s Prairie Bonnet History

Ladies womens gathered sunbonnet, turquoise blue with tiny dots

A General History of Women's Prairie Bonnet A Womens Prairie Bonnet was most often used by prairie women to protect themselves from the wind and the sun. ‘Proper’ women did not allow their facial skin to tan. A hardworking woman or girl always wore them…