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World Turn'd Upside Down · 1W ago

On Dying

I am sorry that this is so long. This is something I don't like to talk about but I've had...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 3W ago

WWII Era Tomato Soup Cake (You Read that Right) Recipe

This was one of those recipes I came across that sounded so weird I just had to try it for myself. The recipe is called "Soup to Nuts Cake" but has gone by many names including "Tomato Soup Cake" and "Mystery Cake." The recipe first made an appearanc...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 3M ago

Easy 1940s Dress: Butterick B5209

I made this dress what feels like forever ago and am only now getting to review the pattern. A few months ago I had the chance to see some old friends that would be coming out my way for the WWII Weekend at Valley Forge (formerly Graeme Park.) I thou...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 6M ago

Civil War Era Game: The Little Fortune Teller

I came across this fun little amusement in search for some Civil War Era games. This game ...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 7M ago

Civil War Era Bubble and Squeak

Bubble and Squeak was a popular, economic meal using up leftovers. The name comes from the...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 8M ago

The Citizen's Forum of the 1860s Conference!

Did you know there is an amazing Civil War Civilian Conference coming up? What's that? A change to hang out with some awesome people and discuss important topics like interpretation and learn new historical skills! This year there will be workshops o...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 8M ago

18th Century Castile Soap: For Shaving, Laundry and Weight Loss

I've finally gotten around to making the soap I've been researching for the last few month...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 9M ago

The Pesky Colonial "New Year"

William Hogarth, 1755There's something funny about Colonial dates. You'll see someone in a...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 10M ago

18th Century Syringe Biscuits

This is a great recipe to break your mom's ancient syringe cookie maker from the cabinet! ...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 10M ago

Tans'ur's Tune: An 18th Century Hymn

I'm starting this off with the disclaimer that I am NOT musical and this particular song did not fit the musical principals of the present day as my limited musical ability understands them....