Saturday, December 11, 2021

Snow Elves

Retro linens intrigue me. These child elves needed to make an appearance. 

Reseller update: Sometimes I find blasts from the past in some pattern packets. 
Here is the cutest sewing pattern of the bunch from recent eBay listings.

Recipe of the Day from the Antique American Cookbooks Home Cookery Ladies' Indispensable Companion:
Pig's Foot Jelly

Put six feet in one pail of water and boil to two quarts. Take off all the fat and add half a pint of milk or cream. Boil it a quarter of an hour to jelly. Add a little rose water; boil in cinnamon. Complete it by putting in a little lemon-juice. 

Christmas trivia: What happens to the Christmas tree, toy soldiers, and mice in The Nutcracker on Christmas eve? They grow larger.

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