Mansfield Monday– Frozen Fanny

I type this up as I am bundled in my thick fleece robe and socks to warm my feet. I consider the investment of fingerless gloves for writing. Are we experiencing a cold snap in Tidewater, Virginia? No. My husband has cranked up the air conditioning. Sigh. Women's winter, am I right? https://youtu.be/d2NNm8MTboA   Would … Continue reading Mansfield Monday– Frozen Fanny

Wacky Wednesday– Regency Male Costume

I've posted about female Regency era fashion a few times. Today, I want to talk about male fashions--specifically the wacky ones. You probably have something close to this in your head for male clothing of the era.                     I've gone through a lot of fashion prints … Continue reading Wacky Wednesday– Regency Male Costume

Style Saturday- Caroline Bingley’s Gowns

Be honest. Either you or someone you have known has criticized Caroline Bingley's gowns in the 2005 Pride and Prejudice adaptation. They look shocking to our modern sensibilities--even more so when paired with gowns which fit the aesthetic of the period better. But are they really so inaccurate? I'll be going over the Meryton Assembly … Continue reading Style Saturday- Caroline Bingley’s Gowns

Austen Writes Romance- Broken Hearts

Welcome to the second post in a series on Austen Writes Romance! The first post was on Austen Authors. I will be discussing plot points of Austen's works, so there will be SPOILERS. For the sake of brevity, I will assume a certain amount of knowledge of each book, so I do not need to … Continue reading Austen Writes Romance- Broken Hearts