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A Great and Creative Activity

Hand-dying your own yard is fun and gives you your very own shade of color. You will need: - a teaspoon - a big enamel or cast iron pot - a thermometer -...

by Michael May

This post was provided by Michael May, Executive Director of the Nantucket Preservation Trust.  See its website for more information about preserving your...
Ribbon detail on knitted fingerless gloves

By Natalie Gonzalez

Here is the first of a series of posts on the art of knitting.  Look for more tips, tricks and patterns to come! EYELET FINGERLESS MITTS YARN: 1 skein Aran...

I blew it this summer!  I warned everyone about the late blight in tomatoes, which was on its way, only to be stopped by warm temperatures.  We are lucky so...

In your Historic House

This article was written by Michael May, Executive Director of the Nantucket Preservation Trust, and appears on its website where you can download it in .pdf...

I subscribe to several cooking blogs. Normally I scan the email to see if there's merit in reading it, often deleting or saving it for later. But I happened to...

by Jack Fritsch

(See Part I here )                      When people first become curious about scrimshaw they are usually unsure of what exactly they are looking at. After all...

by Jack Fritsch

Scrimshaw has caught headlines in the last couple of years, and people coming through our shop are often bursting with questions about this old art. They have...

As spring fell away and summer approached, I told myself that I would do more food preserving this year.  I'm not as far ahead as I would like to be, but after...

by Jack Fritsch

This is the second of a series of posts by Jack Fritsch, a partner in the Antiques Depot on Easy Street, taken from his blog NantucketAntiquesDepot. Collecting...

Wine-related antiques,by Jack Fritsch

Today's post is provided to us by Jack Fritsch, partner in the Antiques Depot on Easy Street, and taken from his blog NantucketAntiquesDepot.com. In the...

Blueberry muffins have a sweet history in my husband's family. Spending his summers with extended family in the woods of Pennsylvania, he grew to appreciate...

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