Share Your Valentine Story and Win

By | February 11th, 2017|Categories: Holidays, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

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|Categories: Fashion, Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|Tags: , , |

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|Categories: Uncategorized, Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|Tags: , , , , |

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|Categories: Uncategorized, Victorian Era, Victorian Era Celebrations|Tags: , , , , |

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|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

New Crossword Contest – Victorian Clothing Day One

By | January 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized, Victorian Era|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Ada Lovelace; Lord Byron’s Daughter, the Mathematician

By | December 30th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized, Victorian Era, Women's History|Tags: , , , , , , |

Augusta Ada Byron was born on December 10, 1815. She is the only legitimate offspring of the poet, George, Lord Byron and his wife, Anne Isabella (“Annabella”) Milbanke, Lady Wentworth. According to 10 Things You May Not Know about Ada Lovelace, the first words her father to his infant daughter were, “Oh! What an implement [...]

Recollections is among the Best of the West for 2017

By | December 26th, 2016|Categories: Old West, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

True West Magazine is print and electronic publication that is the brainchild of Bob Boze Bell. Bob is an expert on the history of the Old West. He can currently be seen on 'Gunslingers' on the American Heroes Channel. He's written nine books on Old West characters in addition to his work on True West, [...]

Share Your Favorite Holiday Story Contest – Christmas 2016

By | December 19th, 2016|Categories: Holidays, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

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 [...]