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5 Best History Posts of 2018

5 Best History Posts of 2018

2018 has been a very difficult year for me, and it doesn’t look like 2019 is going to be much easier. However, other than getting my puppy Agnes in February, the biggest thing I’ve done for myself is moving to more of a historical focus on […]

The 5 Best Book Posts of 2018

The 5 Best Book Posts of 2018

One constant in my life, no matter what I am going through, is reading. You will never find me without a book on hand for a spare moment, and I’m one of those people who reads three books at once. Although book posts can be […]

Ornaments of the Day 7, Blogmas

Ornaments of the Day 7, Blogmas

This will be my last ornament post of 2018, and I’m a little bit sad about that! Ornaments are one of my favourite things in this world, and I have truly enjoyed writing and sharing these posts. However, because it is the last ornament post, […]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas, dear readers! Today’s post is not long at all, but I wanted to wish a Merry Christmas, a Happy Christmas, a day off, a great Tuesday, and anything else you are wishing for! I am so grateful for all of my wonderful readers, […]

Mary, Queen of Scots: An Inconvenient Queen?

Mary, Queen of Scots: An Inconvenient Queen?

Mary, Queen of Scots is my favourite historical figure. A monarch from my favourite house (Stuart), although her life was marred by tragedy she always strove to do the best by her people. Periodically she becomes popular in the media again, and we have the […]

Christmas Eve Reading Plans

Christmas Eve Reading Plans

I think that all of us have seen those Pinterest and Facebook posts about how in Iceland you exchange books on Christmas Eve and then spend the evening reading them. (Although, I’ve seen a lot of pushback from people living in Iceland on whether or […]

6 Books to Give to Anyone, Blogmas

6 Books to Give to Anyone, Blogmas

Now that we are close to Christmas, some people will be searching last minute for that perfect gift that they just couldn’t find. And I think that a book is always the perfect gift, and most of us do live close enough to a bookstore […]

After-Christmas Shopping Hacks, Style File Friday

After-Christmas Shopping Hacks, Style File Friday

In the past year, I’ve been able to add some fantastic handbags to my collection. I am very particular when it comes to handbags and what I am looking for, and I tend to have a very strict budget to work within. I have had […]

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s The Nutcracker

The Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s The Nutcracker

I think I that I am pretty vocal about my love of The Nutcracker. I love that is the first ballet that many people are able to see, and is often the ballet that gets kids interested in ballet to begin with. I love that there […]

Ornament of the Day 6, Blogmas

Ornament of the Day 6, Blogmas

In case you don’t know, travel is a pretty big part of my life. I love exploring new places, and especially diving into it’s history! I do love collecting ornaments when I travel, but I find depending on the time of year, it can be […]