We’re not exactly at war… And so there haven’t been rules about food intake per household, like the last time there were rations. While mainstream
Biting your quivering lip through a holiday prayer… excusing yourself to the bathroom during a tradition a loved one used to enjoy… banishing the mention of certain names during family gatherings…
Does that sound familiar?
Because the holidays are such a special time for most people.
Almost every family has a set of traditions, across the aisle and from the very religious to the totally secular.
If you were living in harmony with the world, you’d know it. The truth is, people living 200, or 500, or 1000 years ago weren’t
While many of us may not give much thought to when we go to bed or wake up, the truth is that our sleep cycles play a crucial role in our overall health and wellbeing.
Many people experience fatigue, especially when they lead busy lives or are under a lot of stress.
If it wasn’t for the availability of the chimney, solid, multi-functional, well-made, generational furniture would’ve never caught on.
You see, before the chimney, most homes in Medieval Europe had one room: the hall. Everyone lived, ate, and slept in the hall. In the center of the room was effectively a twenty-four-hour bonfire, and roofs had a little hole in the center where smoke could escape.