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 [...]

Valentine’s Day 2017 Crossword Game Clues Day Three

By | February 11th, 2017|Fashion Eras, Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|

Welcome to day three 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. [...]

Valentine’s Day 2017 Crossword Game Clues Day 2

By | February 10th, 2017|Uncategorized, Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|

Welcome to day two 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. [...]

Valentine’s Day 2017 Crossword Game

By | February 8th, 2017|Uncategorized, Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|

Welcome to day one of 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. Hyphens [...]

2017 Conversation Hearts Candy Counting Contest

By | February 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Who loves a good candy counting game? Well, most of you do! We had so much fun with our holiday candies counting contest in December that we're bringing it back for Valentine's Day. We're running the contest from Saturday, February 4 through Wednesday night, February 8 at midnight. Winners will be notified by email on [...]

Mitchell’s Romance

By | January 29th, 2017|Uncategorized, Victorian Era|

Valentine’s day is only a couple of weeks away, so why not get a jump on February and the promise of romance the lovers’ holiday holds. Kylemore Abbey is so much more than a great place to visit. Its history is built on the romance between Mitchell Henry and his wife, Margaret. Mitchell Henry was [...]

11 Interesting Facts about Annette Kellerman, Edwardian Swimming Star

By | January 26th, 2017|Edwardian Era, Uncategorized, Victorian Era|

1. She took up swimming to strengthen her legs. Annette Kellerman (sometimes spelled Kellermann) was born in Sydney, Australia, on 6 July 1886. Her legs were very weakened by rickets as a young child so she wore painful steel braces to help strengthen them. At age six, her parents enrolled in swimming classes to further [...]

Victorian Clothing Crossword Game Winners

By | January 16th, 2017|Uncategorized, Victorian Era|

We want to thank everyone who participated in our new game! We had such fun with the Victorian Clothing crossword game that we are going to do it again very soon. One thing we learned is that you all belong on Wheel of Fortune. Another is that there are quite a few of you who [...]

New Crossword Contest – Victorian Clothing Day One

By | January 15th, 2017|Uncategorized, Victorian Era|

Welcome to day one of our new contest. We're trying something different this time. It's a crossword without clues. Instead, we are giving you three letters to start you off. Each day we'll add three more letters until someone submits all of the correct words. Think of it like one of the games they play [...]