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The Suitcase Murder: Abortion, Mystery and Murder in 20th Century America - DIG

On September 21, 1905, a suitcase floated to the water’s surface in Winthrop Harbor, a shallow six-foot deep man-made channel, about three miles …

Crime

Selling Sex: 19th Century New York City Prostitution and Brothels - DIG

In 19th century New York City, sex was for sale and it wasn’t hard to find it. Commodified sex was everywhere and available for any price. The years …

Celia, A Slave: The True Crime Case that Rocked the American Slave Power - DIG

Today, we’re talking about a very real murder that was committed by a very real woman who lived in Missouri in the 1850s. But while this murder had …

Black History

Elizabeth Brownrigg: Child Abuse, Murder and Execution in Georgian London - DIG

Most societies are fascinated by women murderers. On September 14, 1767, a massive crowd gathered round the road to Tyburn, thronging around the …

Crime

A Changeling or His Wife? The Brutal Murder of Bridget Cleary in 1895 Ireland - DIG

After Michael Cleary murdered his wife Bridget Cleary, he wandered the Tipperary countryside in his best suit, telling everyone he met that he was …

Abortion and Birth Control before Roe v. Wade - DIG

At the Women’s Marches across the U.S. on January 21st, 2017, there were hundreds–maybe thousands–of women in their 60s, 70s, and 80s who held up …

Early American Family Limitation: Contraception and Abortion - DIG

Birth control and abortion are constant flash points in contemporary politics, and they’re often described as signs of a rapidly changing society. …

Abortion and Birth Control in America: Jane Roe & The Pill - DIG

In the third episode in our series on women’s reproductive rights in America, Jane Roe & the Pill, we finally get to two of the most important …

An Incredibly Simple Planner For Hitting Your Goals

If you’ve spent any time at all on this blog, you’ll know that I’m all about writing things down in order to hit goals. I’ve found a new planner that …

A Ghost for Christmas? Charles Dickens and Scary Winter Stories - DIG

<b>Listen, download, watch on YouTube, or scroll down for the transcript.</b><p>Transcript of: A Ghost for Christmas? Charles Dickens, Pudding, and Spooky …

A Ghost for Christmas? Charles Dickens and Scary Winter Stories - DIG

We are discussing the old tradition of telling spooky tales on Christmas night. On first blush, it may seem strange to tell ghost stories at …

Great Lakes Storms: The Great White Hurricane of 1913 - DIG

During the hey-day of Great Lakes shipping, when ships crossed these huge lakes loaded down with cargo, a fall storm could be – and often was – …

How I Make Thousands of Dollars From My Blog Every Month

I’m going to explain how I make money from my blog every month.<p>Basically, I make money blogging by using affiliate links on my blog.<p>This is a simple …

Get Lit: Heating and Illuminating Homes in Victorian Britain - DIG

Victorian Britons were obsessed with their homes. This was a period characterized by rapid industrialization, expansion of the availability of …

The Little Ice Age: Weird Weather, Witchcraft, Famine and Fashion - DIG

Today we are discussing the ways the theoretical Little Ice Age impacted the people who lived through it. The study of past climates is highly …

Email Marketing 101 : Why You Need an Email List as a Blogger

If you are a blogger or business owner it is crucial that you create an email list. Why? Because email marketing is the only way that you can …

12 Books to Read in 2018 To Have Your Best Year Ever

12 Books for Your Best Year Ever<p>I’m so happy to share this list with you guys! The goal is to read one book each month this year. I’m going to start …

Bullet Journal with Erin Condren

Bullet journals are a big deal right now. They are excellent creative outlets, help you stay organized, and are a great way to achieve goals.<p>*this …

Markit

The Best Podcasts to Listen to This Thanksgiving - Nikki's Podcasts

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays as I love to cook. And I love to eat even more. However I have found there to be a lot of down time …

How I Use My Daily Planner to Plan for the Week Ahead

Wouldn’t it be awesome to begin your week feeling fully prepared and ready to tackle anything? Yes, that may be a stretch for a lot of us- but we …

Thanksgiving: Part II - DIG

Last year we came to you with a bit of the history of the first American Thanksgiving. This year, we’re casting our net a bit wider. Join Averill and …

George Washington

The Best Last-Minute Christmas Savings Plan: Have a Debt-Free Holdiay

If you’re anything like me, holidays tend to sneak up on us. I love holidays. I love the <i>thought</i> of planning them out, but implementing those plans …

How To Save Money On Black Friday and Cyber Monday

AFFILIATE LINKS MAY BE USED IN THIS POST<p>Gone are the days where you had to camp outside of your favorite store just to be one of the first people in …

Do a Brain Dump for Productivity and Organization

A Brain Dump is a great organizing tool that can help you increase productivity, reduce stress, and be more organized. Basically it’s a brainstorming …

Productivity

Huron-Wendat Feast of the Dead: Death, Religion, and Euro-Native Encounters - DIG

Today we’re going to talk about one very specific encounter around death and death ways that took place in the mid 1600s in what is now Ontario, …

Archaeology

How To Protect Yourself From Cyberbullying

*Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links Please read my disclaimer for more information.*<p>How To Protect Yourself From Cyberbullying, What …

Internet Safety

The Simple Planning Tool You Need to Try

It’s getting to be that CRAZY time of year!<p>I’ve been busy with teaching, writing, podcasting, and momming. I’m ready for a break, how about …

Productivity

The Cock Lane Ghost: A Haunting Hoax in 18th Century London - DIG

There wasn’t a soul in London, much less the neighborhood of Smithfield market, who hadn’t heard of the Cock Lane ghost. In 1762, the narrow London …

Artists

"It's all just a big joke": Halloween, Samhain, and Moral Panics in the 1980s - DIG

In 1978, John Carpenter created a horror film that would arguably change the genre, certainly led the way in slasher films, and all on a $325,000 …

Dungeons and Dragons

Great Home Based Business Ideas For Work at Home Moms

Figuring out how you are going to make an income while also spending quality time with your children is a dilemma that many mothers face. Believe me, …

Small Business