The New Year has started and we’ve all eaten our fill of all things we usually wouldn’t and are trying to bounce back. Well, maybe I can help. Because where we celebrate our festivities of the season with sweet potatoes and sugar crusted cookies, people of long ago had a more interesting palate. Caution: you […]

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Happy New Year! Yeah, you read that right. Because really, that’s how Halloween all began. The Celts new year was not January 1st, but November 1st. October 31st symbolized the end of light and harvest and November 1st marked the start of the shorter, darker days of winter. Makes sense when you think about it. […]

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The pursuit of beauty through the centuries has been ongoing and, more times than not, treacherous. The use of make-up was first recorded over 5,000 years ago and not by women. Yup, you read that right – men were the ones who started the cosmetic trend with ground gemstones sparkling at their lips and on […]

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Any less than bosom-blessed woman out there has had her go with a wonder bra. Chances are likely, she’s probably still using it. But that’s her little secret… Men had a similar tool (no pun intended) they implemented during the 15th and 16th centuries – the cod piece. Its origins didn’t start out with the […]

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