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Category: Christmas

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, […]

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 […]

History Bite: Windsor Christmas Traditions

History Bite: Windsor Christmas Traditions

Currently the Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex tend to steal the royal spotlight when it comes to Christmas. Who is wearing what, who is staying where, and whose family is supposedly coming are all asked. However, the Windsor dynasty does have many strong Christmas traditions […]

Ornament of the Day 5, Blogmas

Ornament of the Day 5, Blogmas

Ornaments are wonderful gifts- I love giving them, but I especially love receiving them. I usually put them on my Christmas list because they aren’t expensive, don’t take up a ton of room, and are pretty easy to find. (My goal is to usually be […]

Christmas Tree Hunting with a Puppy

Christmas Tree Hunting with a Puppy

Hunting for our Christmas tree is one of my favourite holiday traditions. Maybe it is a Canadian thing, but being able to find the tree that you want to bring home and decorate makes looking at your tree so much more special. To me, the […]

Chocolate Christmas Trees

Chocolate Christmas Trees

I’m going to be 100% honest and admit that I spend far too much time on Pinterest and Instagram looking at Christmas-themed appetisers and desserts. (If you are going to go for a theme, you may as well entirely embrace it, right?) One of my […]

Ornament of the Day 4, Blogmas

Ornament of the Day 4, Blogmas

Thursday is here, and along with that, another ornament of the day! Writing these posts has really made me realise that I should display my ornaments during the year… Today’s ornament is part of a larger collection of ornaments, that I and other people have […]

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 […]