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- The Street Games of Children (The Strand, 1891)
- Tipcat, Bucks and Gobs, Hard Buttons, Poor Jenny, Bobby Bingo... these are just a few of the entertainments enjoyed by the children of Victorian London!
- Study of a Cat-Bird (Atlantic Monthly, 1883)
- Observations of a cat-bird that made itself at home in the author's house!
- An Aboriginal Pilgrimage (Century, 1882)
- A fascinating account of a Zuni pilgrimage from the Southwest to the Sea.
- Rings Lost and Found (The Girl's Own Paper, 1899)
- Some remarkable tales of rings that have been lost and recovered years later, including the signet ring of Mary, Queen of Scots.
- The Science of Fools (Cassell's Family Magazine, 1885)
- A short history of heraldry, "the science of fools with long memories."
- Tea-Table Delicacies for the Summer Season (Cassell's Family Magazine, 1889)
- More tempting recipes, including Blancmange, Biscottines, and Sponge Cake.
- American River Steamers (Cassell's Illustrated Family Paper, 1860)
- A look at America's "floating palaces."
- Pyrography, or Poker Work (The Girl's Own Paper, 1893)
- Poker work is similar to wood-burning, though it can be done on other surfaces as well.
- Pyrography Upon Glass: A New Art (Cassell's Family Magazine, 1893)
- Hot poker etching on glass.
- Apples as Food (Demorest, 1882)
- Apples for breakfast, apples for dinner... Apple Sauce, Apple Custard, Apple Pudding, Apple Snow, Apple Tart... these are just a few of the tantalizing offerings for apple-lovers!
- Concerning Covent Garden (Cassell's Family Magazine, 1877)
- A look at "busy, crowded, jostling, dirty Covent Garden," London's primary market-place for fruit, vegetables and flowers.
- A Strange Trade (Cassell's Family Magazine, 1889)
- This article gives new meaning to the term, "Ant Farm." (Or maybe "old meaning"?)
- Manners: Talks With My Daughter (Demorest, 1873)
- A lovely piece on the value of manners (vs. simply "etiquette").
- Petty Cheating (Leisure Hour, 1868)
- On the many ways one could get rooked in the London markets, particularly through the adulteration of foods.
- Home Management, Month by Month (The Girl's Own Paper, 1901)
- Household management tips for the month.
- Recipes for September (The Girl's Own Paper, 1897)
- Recipes for the month.
- Summer Beverages (Godey's, 1868)