Interesting Factoid #3

In the late 1700’s, many houses consisted of a large room with only one chair. Commonly, a long wide board folded down from the wall, and was used for dining. The ‘head of the household’ always sat in the chair

Interesting Factoid #2

As incredible as it sounds, men and women took baths only twice a year (May and October). Women kept their hair covered, while men shaved their heads (because of lice and bugs) and wore wigs. Wealthy men could afford good

Interesting Factoid #1

In George Washington’s days, there were no cameras. One’s image was either sculpted or painted. Some paintings of George Washington showed him standing behind a desk with one arm behind his back while others showed both legs and both arms.

Women and Cosmetics

Famous women of history used unusual concoctions to maintain their “beauty” — Cleopatra bathed in donkey’s milk, Mary Queen of Scots bathed in wine, and Isabeau of France rubbed her skin with crocodile glands.  In addition, for thousands of years