Gilded Walnuts How to Make Victorian Christmas Decorations
Gilded walnuts make a very effective Christmas tree decoration and for centuries they have delighted children, because, pretty as they are, they may also be cracked open to conceal a hidden treat or fortune.
How to Have a Victorian High Tea Victoriana Magazine
Victorian High Tea. The Victorian high tea was a slightly formal and elaborate form of "five o'clock tea," or an "at home." It did not, however, call for the elaborate effects of an afternoon reception and was usually served to a larger number of guests than a luncheon, and a less number than a reception.
The Food Timeline Christmas food history
Christmas birds: peacocks, swans, geese & turkeys Food historians tell us the practice of serving large, stuffed fowl for Christmas, like many other Christian holiday food traditions, was borrowed from earlier cultural practices.
Things to Do in Bath at Christmas | Visit Bath
There really is no better place to enjoy the most wonderful time of the year than Bath! Here are all the festive events and activities taking place in Bath this Christmas.
Dickens Victorian Village Seasonal Events
Celebrating our 13th year. Enrich your senses with the sights, sounds, and activities that evoke the Dickens era! We hope you can include one or more of the exciting celebrations, performances and events listed below when you visit Cambridge, Ohio.
Victorian London Finance Banks Bank of England
WE have already, on a former occasion, looked at two of the city temples the Mansion house and the Exchange. We now return to the Capitoline mart of the city, to inspect the third of its temples the Bank of England.
8 Odd Items People Have Used to Decorate Christmas Trees ...
For centuries, fruit—in many forms—was used to decorate Christmas trees. One legend even directly connects the modern red ornament to the fruit on these old trees.
Victorian Tea Room at Falcon Rest Mansion in McMinnville ...
Whether you’re searching for a tea room in Tennessee, want a place to eat before or after a mansion tour, or are looking for a unique setting to enjoy food with friends, the Victorian Tea Room is the place for you.
Victorian Meat Plate: Pottery, Porcelain & Glass | eBay
The indigo lustre and the charming blurring of the pattern combine to make this an unmistakably genuine antique piece, which is robust enough to be used and beautiful enough to display.
The South's Charming Inns Southern Living
Beaufort, South Carolina. The late author Pat Conroy loved this place for the marsh, live oaks, and Spanish moss. He even celebrated his 70th birthday here shortly after the inn’s renovation last year.