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Estelle T. Barada
A modern day Victorian
A modern day Victorian

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Re-living the Untold Story of Great Women of the Past.
 I am a Living History Reenactor. You may have heard of women in history, like Sarah Forbes Bonetta, Elizabeth Keckley, Sissieretta Joans, Duchess Quamino or Phillis the slave cook of the Hazard family. These women are from as early as the 1700's to the Po...

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Fashion Week Rhode Island 2017
Queen Victoria of England set the Victorian fashion trend back in 1830s to 1900s. The Industrial Revolution bridged Europe and America with regards to travel and fashion .    In order to research fashions of the Victorian era in relationship to
today's fas...

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Re-enactment featuring Phillis
Opening the Oyster:  A night to experience the finest African-American
Cuisine in Rhode Island   A full course dinner and re-enactment featuring Phillis, a 19th century South County Rhode island Cook of Extraordinary Talent. Ahh, good to see you folk.  Th...

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Enjoy baking for my tea loving guest
I don't cook any more because all six of my children are out of the home and on their own. They are raising their children and doing well, Thanks to the Lord! I still enjoy baking though. I send many days here in my new tea salon, baking treats for my teas ...

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Good Health in 2017
I am wishing all my friends and family good health in 2017.

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2016 was a glorious year
 Today is New Years Eve. I would like to take this time and say "Good Bye" 2016 was a glorious year for me. It was my first year of retirement. I have accomplished much and I am very pleased with my accomplishments   Along the way, I have met many new frien...

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This is a delightful treat that is fast,inexpensive,and can be served at your next tea party. Baked Apple and Mincemeat Cut the top off an apple, scoop out the middle and full with mincemeat. Cover with the apple top, sprinkle with brown sugar and bake in o...

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Back To Work After Christmas Celebrations
Good day ladies and gentlemen. On this wet and dreary Tuesday, I
wish you strength to endure this first day back to work from the Christmas holiday celebrations. I totally
remember, as if it was yesterday, how it feels. Even though I have been retired for...
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