Category Archives: Victorian England

Victorian Christmas Traditions – Stir Up Sunday

Christmas in Victorian England would not be complete without the making of the Christmas Pudding. This became such an important part of the Christmas celebration, it earned a distinction of its own on the Church calendar.  The last Sunday of the … Continue reading

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Victorian Christmas Traditions – Christmas Cards

One of the first signs of Christmas was the arrival of the Christmas card in the post. In 1843 Henry Cole commissioned an artist to design a card for Christmas. The illustration showed a group of people around a dinner … Continue reading

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Victorian Christmas Traditions – History

The Christmas holiday is my favorite time of year. Though the days are usually long and hectic, at night our home becomes a haven of comfort against the crowds. Soft scented candles and twinkling lights decorate our living and family … Continue reading

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Journey of Dreams

I’ve now announced to the world that I plan to launch my British Victorian Romance series, Lost Causes, as an Indie author. An Indie author. Wow, it feels spooky just saying those words. But, it’s the path I’ve chosen after consulting … Continue reading

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