Category: Old West

Breeching: Clothing… Not Birth

Breeching: Clothing… Not..

Posted February 3, 2019 by Reina in Blog Posts, Old West, Research / 0 Comments

I like the little things… no, we’re not talking about ‘sweating’ the small stuff… but there are so many things that were different in the past that seem almost alien to people in the modern world. I think the most important thing is to keep learning and that, for me, means to keep reading books […]

Where Are We?

Where Are We?

When I was writing short form Steampunk, Paranormal, etc. I had a map on my website of where my stories were set… So, why not have one here? SERIES 1 St. Raphael, CA – Contemporary Romance with Heat 2 Ellingsford, MT – Sweet Historical Western 3 Orsino Security – Paranormal Bear Shifters 4 Three Rivers […]

Thanksgiving Receipts – Peterson’s Magazine 1868

Thanksgiving Receipts – ..

Posted November 5, 2018 by Reina in Blog Posts, Bower Colorado, Historical, Old West, Sweet / 0 Comments

Being the month of Thanksgiving, I thought I’d share two receipts from Peterson’s Magazine 1868 (now remember, I haven’t tested these receipts/recipes… so be careful) Mashed Potatoes. – Mashed potatoes form a very common dish at English tables. This dish is generally, however, a kind of substitute, for the vegetable is seldom mashed unless it […]