Share Your Favorite Mother’s Day Memory

By | May 8th, 2017|Holidays, Uncategorized|

We really enjoy hearing your memories! This time we’re looking for your favorite Mother's Day story. Perhaps, it is a memory from your childhood. Perhaps, it is a memory of an experience you had as a mom. Perhaps, your dad was also your mom and you have a memory you'd like to share about your [...]

Valentine’s Day 2017 Crossword Game Winners!

By | February 15th, 2017|Holidays, Uncategorized, Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|

We have our winners! Thank you to everyone who participated in the Valentine's Day 2017 Crossword Game. We had a lot of fun interacting with the players and what players you are! The grand prize winner of a $50 gift certificate is Grace W. of MN. She was about seven minutes ahead of Anna W. of Sauk [...]

Valentine’s Day 2017 Crossword Game Clues Day Six

By | February 14th, 2017|Fashion Eras, Holidays, Uncategorized, Victorian Era|

Welcome to day six of our Valentine's Day 2017 Crossword Game. It's a crossword without clues. We started with two letters. Each day we've been adding more letters. Today we are adding four letters to the puzzle. We'll keep adding letters until someone submits all of the correct words. Think of it like one of [...]

Valentine’s Day 2017 Crossword Game Clues Day Four

By | February 12th, 2017|Holidays, Victorian Era Celebrations|

Welcome to day four of our Valentine's Day 2017 Crossword Game. It's a crossword without clues. Instead, we are giving you two letters to start you off. Each day we'll add more letters until someone submits all of the correct words. Think of it like one of the games they play on Wheel of Fortune. [...]

Share Your Valentine Story and Win

By | February 11th, 2017|Holidays, Uncategorized|

We love hearing your life stories and want to hear more! This time we are looking for your Valentine story. Please try to keep your story to no more than 500 words. Upload your story in the comments section or email them to donna@recollections.biz. The contest runs through Tuesday, February 14 at midnight. Then, we’ll pick [...]

Share Your Favorite Holiday Story Contest – Christmas 2016

By | December 19th, 2016|Holidays, Uncategorized|

We really enjoyed your Thanksgiving stories last month. So, we decided to bring it back for Christmas 2016! We're looking for your favorite holiday story (if Christmas isn't your holiday, that's okay). We're looking for stories of hope, peace, sharing, giving; you get the picture. They can be funny or poignant. Please try to keep [...]

Happy Thanksgiving – Share Your Favorite Story!

By | November 23rd, 2016|Holidays, Uncategorized|

Thanksgiving… a day filled with memories of family and friends, of hearth and home. We want to share this Thanksgiving with you. We’re looking for your favorite Thanksgiving story. Upload your story in the comments section or email them to donna@recollections.biz. Please try to keep your story to no more than 500 words. We’ll pick [...]

2016 Halloween Costume Events – Pt. 2

By | September 27th, 2016|Halloween, Holidays, Uncategorized|

Welcome to part 2 of our look at Halloween costume events for 2016. In part 1, we discovered three events that center around a chance to dress up and attend an event. Halloween costume contests shine in part 2. Coloween 2016 & the Denver Zombie Crawl The Curtis Hotel in downtown Denver, Colorado, is the [...]

8 Delicious Tidbits About Halloween

By | August 21st, 2016|Accessories, Downton Abbey, Edwardian Era, Fashion Eras, Holidays, Old West, Roaring 20s, Steampunk, Uncategorized, Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|

There still may be a bit of summer left on the calendar, but soon the leaves will be changing color and autumn will be in the air. When that happens, all of our thoughts will turn to... Halloween! Here are some interesting tidbits about one of our favorite holidays that I found at the History [...]