|Family Saying Grace, by Anthonius Claeissins|
Old & Interesting is a not very old website, but it is rather interesting.
It bills itself as a site about the "history of domestic paraphernalia". It is all about how people have kept house through the ages, using everyday items that we now think of as antiques, if we think of them at all.
If you want to build a mental picture of how your ancestors cooked, cleaned themselves, cleaned their clothes, cleaned their homes, made the beds, kept warm, and stored food then this is the site for you.
There's a whole page on the History of Ironing Boards!
And if you're interested in historical oddities, like cooking without fire or 14th century baby walkers, then you'll also find Old & Interesting an informative and entertaining site.
Even if it's just to explore some of the wonderful images and uncluttered prose, this site is well-worth a good explore.
Don't forget to also check for your family history at Ancestry.com and NewspaperArchive. These are subscription databases, but they are among the most powerful research tools available for looking into family roots.