Author Archives: Melanie Schertz

Which is better, value or cost?

Which is better, value or cost?

First, i want to apologize for being late posting this.  This week has been a difficult one for our family, as my daughter’s 18 year old cat has been going downhill, her kidneys shutting down, and dementia, arthritis, and had gone blind. I have spent much of my time with our animals and away from… more goodness …

Darcy vs Beast

Darcy vs Beast

Tonight, I am watching the newest version of Beauty and the Beast, with my nearly 27-year-old daughter. It was always her favorite when she was growing up. While watching, it struck me how many similarities the story has with the story of Pride and Prejudice. If you think of it, Mr Darcy is much like… more goodness …

Fresh hot pies for sale! Or shopping in Regency era London…

Fresh hot pies for sale! Or shopping in Regency era London…

It is interesting to do research. I love learning, making one’s mind expand is wonderful.  Recently I did some research about the different sort of shops that were along some of the well-known streets in London. Here are some of the places one might have shopped during the early 1800’s. On New Bond Street, there were… more goodness …