Poor Mrs. Patmore. In S1E5, it was evident that her deteriotating eyesight was beginning to seriously impact her ability to perform the duties required of such a large household. If she told anyone she may lose her position and then where would she be? … [Read more...] about The Apple Charlotte That Should Have Been
Always time for tea, biscuits and offering thanks, particularly to those who have had an influence on this blog, and to those who have taken the time to share a comment or their favorite time in history which Downton Abbey shares (1912-1920s). Thank you for keeping me company … [Read more...] about More Apple Charlotte With Thanks to Fellow Fans
The moment that so many PBS viewers have been waiting for is coming this Sunday: the Christmas Episode. If you still haven't taken down your Christmas decorations, this is your one last chance (seriously, take them down) to be in fashion.I was in my kitchen yesterday working on … [Read more...] about Hosting a Downton Abbey Viewing Party? What About the (Eton) Mess?
Welcome Downton Abbey fans. Christmas is only thirteen sleeps away, that time of year when we frantically try to cram as much merriment as we can into a few weeks. Why not start a new tradition and invite your friends for a relaxing afternoon tea to help calm the nerves? I … [Read more...] about Enjoy Simple Mincemeat Cake for the Holidays
From blogging in my home office to appearing on National TV, never underestimate the power of Downton. Downton's fan base extends from teenagers to gushing celebrities. I have always said that food brings people together. When fans include TV hosts, things happen. I … [Read more...] about My Downton Tea Party on National TV