Valentine’s Tea with my Valentine
The Fella and I are very into afternoon tea. It’s kind of a tradition for us, now. When we goRead more.
This Long Weekend was Brought to You by Pour Overs….
The Fella is a coffee snob. Once upon a time he roasted coffee for a living, when he was aRead more.
Week One on the Kitchen Front
I wrapped up the first week by cleaning out the refrigerator. I used our remaining margarine, meat, and bacon toRead more.
Meat Pudding and Midweek Report
Dinner last night consisted of Dutch Meat Pudding, Brussels sprouts with bacon, and “National Loaf.” That’s right, it’s like theRead more.
Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive
“Do you want me to build you a nest,” is a common refrain in the Modage. In all honesty, thatRead more.
Day One-Lessons Learned
We started off the ration diet on the date we did because we knew the last throes of the Holiday seasonRead more.
Taking It to the Next Level
The Fella and I devised a handy random event chart that subjects us to a bit of uncertainty with ourRead more.
Let’s Talk About the Numbers
Rationing fluctuated through out the war; what was rationed, how much you received, etc. For the purposes of this exercise,Read more.
January 8, 1940
The battle cry that resonates through the Modage on a fairly regular basis is “FOR SCIENCE!” The Fella and IRead more.
The Joy of Jello
This Jell-o-centric booklet was a birthday gift from a friend. Flipping through it, the Fella became fixated on a pictureRead more.