Where Did The Word “Possets” Come From?

A posset is a drink made from cream and strong alcohol (such as a bumper of sack) or highly flavored liquid like treacle, with the addition of spices, which is often curdled on purpose. It was said to be an aid in sleeping and it is mentioned in Shakespere’s...

Brewing

I am in the Possetorium putting the telling touches on my Halloween line. I have been working with some very unusual (if not downright strange) elements for my perfume and if they don’t add that “wonderful and undefinable” element to the blend, out...

Pens! Inks! Action!

If you have any interest in fountain pens, take a look at this site! It’s a whole world out there that you might not have thought existed. Trust me, there are mighty and fulminating sets of feelings at work here. It just might sweep you up in a tidal wave of...

Things I Have Learned About Waterline Eyeliner-The Unvarnished Truth

Here are several infallable things I have learned from my experiences with waterline eyeliner: Put on waterline eyeliner with the thinnest possible applicator. Thick sticks just distribute lots of powder under your eye. Don’t put too much powder on your...

Bringing Old Fountain Pens Back To Life

Many years ago my husband gave me a Parker fountain pen as a nice gift and I used it often. It had an old fashioned filler which allowed me to fill it from a bottle of ink. For reasons I have forgotten I switched to ballpoints or rollerballs and left the fountain pen...

Possets’ Dark Matter Ch. 22 Released!

What is going to happen to Stewart and Isabella? Their marriage is less than a week away and Stewart is acting odd, to say the least. Read it here, and don’t miss the latest Cambienne called “Save Me From Myself”. Darkest musk, ambergris and bright...

bigg’s Getting Restocked

I am going to bigg’s Remkes in Hyde Park today to restock the shelves. I was unable to get there while Retour was going on and now I am remedying that oversight. Please stop by if you are in Hyde Park Cincinnati and take a look at my display and the rest of...

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