5 Fun facts about A Christmas Carol

By | October 29th, 2020|Categories: Christmas|Tags: , , , |

Do you have a copy of A Christmas Carol at home? Or is there a film adaptation that you enjoy watching each year? The Charles Dickens’ tale is such an ingrained part of our holiday celebrations in the Western world that it is something that we might not think much of as it begins to [...]

History of Christmas Trees

By | December 15th, 2018|Categories: Christmas, Holidays, Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|Tags: , , , , |

Evergreen trees decorated with lights, garland, and ornaments have become a staple in most households that celebrate Christmas, however,  these trees haven’t always been a symbol of the upcoming holiday. Since evergreen trees stayed green throughout the cold months, they have long been revered. Ancient Egyptians worshipped the god Ra and believed that Ra grew [...]

Decorating Steampunk for the Holidays

By | December 4th, 2015|Categories: Steampunk, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

by Donna Klein   Now that Thanksgiving and the initial shopping frenzy is done, it's decorating time at my house. Are you decorating Steampunk this year? Maybe you already have, but if you haven't or want to do more, here are some ideas to spark your imagination.   DIY Holiday Decorating     Do you [...]