Sugar and spice and everything nice, that's what little girls are made of. Couldn't help myself, had to add that little rhyme when in fact it really has nothing to do with the two new articles I just posted. A Brief History Of The Acquisition Of Spices and Herbs and Spices and Herbs. The first article has some interesting facts on how we have acquired our myriad of spices and the other one has lots of clip art of spices and herbs. Thought they would be handy now that we are full into the holiday season.