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Before Valentines could be purchased at a local store, lovers were forced to make their own special cards.
How did people amuse themselves during a cold winter a hundred years ago?
I heard the bells on Christmas Day
Their old familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet
The words repeat
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!
Wondering how to celebrate the holidays or ring out the old and ring in the New Year? Plan your parties featuring lots of good food and drink.
Not all Victorians were tea-sipping poetry readers. Have fun this holiday season with punch recipes from 1862. … these drinks will knock your socks off!
An attractive Christmas gift is a basket or box filled with homemade cakes and candies. Explore our holiday cake and Christmas hamper ideas.
Vintage designs for a tea and dessert set with colorful hummingbirds and flowers.
Today’s Christmas crackers are stuffed with contemporary extravagant gifts.