Hail the red, white and bluebe...

Jun 1, 2013 by

Hail the red, white and blueberry. A simple summer dessert that’s frozen fantastic. Hurray for the magic of Eagle Brand!...

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The new fashion in glasses (19...

Jan 17, 2013 by

Here’s what new under the sun by Lillian The old adage about lasses, glasses, and passes may be the truth this spring. The lads...

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Sparking sequined crafts (1972...

Dec 10, 2012 by

Elegant jeweled fruit craft Make these ornaments in minutes for dazzling centerpieces or decorations. It’s so easy! You simply...

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A bit of living room magic in ...

Oct 8, 2012 by

A bit of magic in 3 acts Setting for a lovely resort at home “Because the new, young pattern is to go skiing or snorkeling in...

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How to take care of your eyes ...

Sep 19, 2012 by

For girls only! How to take care of your eyes in summertime by Madame Millefleurs “Blast my eyes,” used to be the...

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Gimme shelter: Striped outdoor...

Sep 17, 2012 by

Take cover If you’re lucky enough to have a pool, this portable dressing room can ease the traffic through the house, and also...

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How to host a garden party (18...

Jul 25, 2012 by

Garden parties Outdoor functions popular in August — how to manage them No entertainments are more popular in summer than...

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The new parasols (1898)

Jul 22, 2012 by

The new parasols Dreams of beauty in lace, chiffon, fishnet, satin ribbon, and of every hue From the New York Sun Women don’t...

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Cherries at last! Summer cherr...

Jul 12, 2012 by

“Cherries and spice and everything nice, that’s what little girls are made out of.” Cherries at last! by Caroline...

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Pretty arms are essential (194...

Jul 9, 2012 by

Pretty arms are essential by Alicia Hart Short sleeves are everywhere — a prophetic number of them appeared at the Belmont Park...

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24 tasty summer drinks (1912)

Jun 28, 2012 by

Beverages for summer by Miss M L Prosser Delicious junket Take two quarts of new milk, warm it on the stove to about blood heat, pour...

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New toys for a world of watery...

Jun 27, 2012 by

A gay new world of watery fun This summer it isn’t enough just to go down to the water, jump in and swim. With a whole flotilla...

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Washington DC having a heat wa...

Jun 26, 2012 by

These photos don’t have a specific year mentioned (they say “between 1920 and 1932”) but our own research showed...

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To avoid heat strokes (1901)

Jun 26, 2012 by

Just a note: The advice in the last paragraph about treating heat stroke with hot tea has been proven wrong and could, in fact, be...

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The future of home cooling (19...

Jun 26, 2012 by

Freezing air for hot homes Cooling by electric power from ordinary electric-light wires looks like the real hope. Yet another of the...

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Frozen passion: Soda pop ice c...

Jun 21, 2012 by

Freeze your favorite soda pop into this crazy, new dessert Gone on Grape? Crazy for Cola? Batty about Birch? Whatever your soda pop...

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Get the vacation spirit (1918)

May 29, 2012 by

The person who toils for years without any “time off” is is foolish indeed. All work and no play is a mighty poor rule to go by, and people who think along those lines will, when it is too late, have to admit that theirs was a positively wrong view to entertain.

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Linen skirts for the summertim...

May 26, 2012 by

Linen skirts for general wear Linen skirts — short skirts, too, in spite of everything that has been said and done against them...

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Timely tips for summer travel ...

Mar 13, 2012 by

Timely tips for summer travel Many Americans who have been looking forward to a trip to Europe to see the battlefields “before...

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How to make frog lemonade (191...

Feb 17, 2012 by

Frog lemonade recipe Mother has just brought me a glass of frog lemonade. You never heard of it? Probably not — it’s a...

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Scarf with summer gowns (1913)

Feb 8, 2012 by

Scarf with summer gowns The most delightfully fascinating scarf I have seen for some time was one a young woman was making to wear...

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How to make toy pinwheels (191...

Feb 6, 2012 by

Toy windmills Paper pinwheel The simplest windmill to make, and one of the best whirlers ever devised, is the common paper pinwheel...

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10 summer sandwich recipes (19...

Jan 29, 2012 by

Summer sandwiches There is literally no end to the fillings that are possible for sandwiches, provided one knows how to prepare them...

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6 ways to preserve raspberries...

Jan 16, 2012 by

6 different ways to preserve fresh raspberries Raspberries are such a perishable fruit that they should be preserved as soon as...

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Prevent and relieve tan, sunbu...

Jan 14, 2012 by

How to prevent and relieve tan, sunburn and freckles It is only after Old Sol has gotten in his fine work and the souvenirs of his...

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2 sweet, summery raspberry des...

Jan 10, 2012 by

Steamed raspberry pudding Ingredients: One egg, one-half cupful of milk, two tablespoonfuls sugar, one tablespoonful butter, one-half...

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9 cooling non-alcoholic summer...

Dec 26, 2011 by

Prohibition meant coming up with clever and creative new concotions that would appeal to everyone’s taste buds… but...

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How to decorate the new ice cr...

Dec 16, 2011 by

How to decorate the new ice creams Oolong frappé a la chrysanthemum Lemon ice is colored and additionally flavored with a strong...

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Cafe frappe & chocolate f...

Dec 16, 2011 by

I like to think of these two frappé recipes as precursors to Starbucks’ Frappuccino. You can even combine the two and make an...

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Four fruit frappes (1913)

Dec 15, 2011 by

Apple frappé Cook dark red apples with the skins on. Strain juice, and add a few drops of cochineal. One pound sugar to one...

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