See part one of The 1920s Woman Although the Flapper didn’t truly come into her own in the United States until well into the Roaring ’20s, the term ‘flapper’ has roots in post-World War I Great Britain. Originally, it referred to “a young girl, still somewhat awkward in movement and who had not yet entered [...]
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 [...]
Two-hundred years ago, in 1818, Mary Shelley first published Frankenstein; or the Modern Prometheus. Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin Shelley was the daughter of the feminist author, Mary Wollstonecraft, and the philosopher, William Godwin. At fifteen, she fell in love with the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, who was married and had two children at the time. [...]
Thank you to all of our wonderful customers who entered the Halloween 2018 Photo Contest. You are the best! And the winner is... The Grand Prize Winner of $250 to spend on our website is #17 Joan M., Auburn, CA. The panel of judges thought her photo best embodied the spirit of Halloween. Runners-up ($50 [...]
Mother's Day is one of our favorite holidays. It is the day we honor our moms and everyone who has been like a mom to us. We thank everyone who took the time to share their stories and photos with us. Please take the time to read about these amazing women! Grand Prize: Glory Grace [...]
Congratulations, Lynn A! She is the winner of our Valentine Romance Photo Contest. Thank you to everyone who participated by submitting a photo or by voting. We'll have another contest soon!