Domina Livia’s Saturnalia Hints for Young Matrons III

A wise matron’s advice and guidance on how to survive the five day season of Saturnalia with domestic joy and harmony…

Saturnalia Guests

Have a reliable member of the household count your guests in. And count them out.

You really do want them to have all gone home. 

If one or two seem to be missing, have the servants hunt the house from top to bottom. Evicting whatever they may find.

The one thing you really don’t want is to wake up in the early hours of the morning three days hence to find an elderly gent in a disordered toga staring down at you from bloodshot eyes 

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