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Category: Blogmas

History Bite: Georgian and Victorian Christmas Traditions

History Bite: Georgian and Victorian Christmas Traditions

Although the British monarchy tends to claim a direct line back to William the Conqueror, it is quite a meandering line. It takes you through some very different dynasties, who each have their traditions. Last week we quickly looked at Tudor and Stuart Christmas traditions, […]

Ornament of the Day 3, Blogmas 2018

Ornament of the Day 3, Blogmas 2018

I’m back again today with another favourite ornament! I collect ornaments, and I tend to collect ornaments that mean something to me. It might represent one of my passions, one of my hobbies, one of my favourite people or places. All of this is to […]

The 5 Best History Books to Gift! (Blogmas 2018)

The 5 Best History Books to Gift! (Blogmas 2018)

I have already shared my gift guide for historians and history buffs, but I have had quite a few more requests specifically for history books that people can give as a gift. Although my voracious reading habit can sometimes be a pain (there is never enough […]

Reader Holiday Traditions, Blogmas 2018

Reader Holiday Traditions, Blogmas 2018

I put a call out a few weeks ago for readers to share their holiday traditions with me! It is quite funny to me when people assume that everyone plays white elephant on Christmas Eve in backwards pajamas (or whatever their tradition is) when every […]

DIY- Salted Cream Scrub, Blogmas

DIY- Salted Cream Scrub, Blogmas

Hello all! Today is my final DIY gift post of the 2016 holiday season, a salted cream scrub. This is a wonderful gift that you can throw together a few hours before you need to give it, and takes literally no skills whatsoever. I enjoy […]

Nailing Casual Holiday Party Style, Style File Friday

Nailing Casual Holiday Party Style, Style File Friday

We are now firmly in the season of holiday parties and get-togethers, and it is starting to now feel like one endless stream of “what do I wear” moments. Casual looks can be hard to decipher- what is too casual? What is too formal for […]

Ornament of the Day 2, Blogmas 2018

Ornament of the Day 2, Blogmas 2018

While a lot of people have ornament sets for their trees and like to stick within a set colour scheme or ornament type when they decorate their Christmas tree, I certainly don’t. My ornaments are a hodge podge from almost 30 years of life, and […]

History Bite: Tudor and Stuart Christmas Traditions

History Bite: Tudor and Stuart Christmas Traditions

Due to quite a few requests, I will be covering royal Christmas traditions for the month of December in my History Bites! These in no way will be in depth studies but rather a brief overview of each dynasties notable Christmas and holiday traditions. This […]

Ornament of the Day 1, Blogmas 2018

Ornament of the Day 1, Blogmas 2018

I am so excited to bring back my ornament of the day posts. I know that they are niche and possibly even silly, but they make me quite happy, and I’m trying to focus on what makes me happy! In 2018, you can find any […]

Blogmas 2018 Is Here!

Blogmas 2018 Is Here!

Okay, this post is 2 days late- I had scheduled other posts before I realised that my Blogmas intro wasn’t coming until December 3rd! Still, if I’m being honest, my holiday posts started some time ago, so theoretically, Blogmas started slowly in September/October for me. […]