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#MyrtleMondays: Let’s Go Shopping!

InĀ Cold-Blooded Myrtle (October 5), some of the main action takes place at the local village shop. Shopping was hardly a new concept in the 19th century, but the Victorians took it to levels never before seen, turning a necessity into an enthusiastic pastime. Let’s take a look at the origins of modern shopping.

#MyrtleMondays: Stirring-Up Sunday!

This weekend marked the unofficial beginning of the Yuletide season—both here in the US, with Friday’s kickoff of holiday shopping, and across the pond, with yesterday’s (or today’s, as I’m writing this) Stirring-Up Sunday: the day when English families traditionally make their Christmas puddings. And thus it marks the beginning of an annual tradition here… Read more »

#MyrtleMondays from Page to Seam: Myrtle’s Scottish Highland Dress!

With a brand-new Myrtle Hardcastle Mystery just out, and Hallowe’en right around the corner, what better time to share the Big Costume I’ve been working on this fall? Straight off the cover of Myrtle, Means, and Opportunity, I bring you Myrtle’s Scottish Highland Dress ensemble!