Christmas Decorations

Victorian Christmas Decorations

Probably the most iconic era from Christmas Past, the Victorian era defined how we celebrate and decorate for Christmas. Here is our list of the best Victorian Christmas Decorations, if you're looking to recreate a Dickens-style holiday around your home. If you're looking for something more modern, but still nostalgic, check out our favourite Vintage Christmas Decoration ideas as well! While you read, have a listen to my Podcast Episode featured on Christmas Past, Christmas Around the World featuring the UK! Victorian Christmas Wreaths Not quite the same as we know them today, Victorian greenery would have been more natural,…

Christmas Jokes and Stories

eBook: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

One of, if not the most iconic Christmas Stories in the entire world is A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. The classic tale of Scrooge and the ghosts that visit him is a tradition the goes back ages. There are countless movie and television adaptations to enjoy over the holidays, but why not sit down with the original story? Fun Facts The full, proper title of the story is "A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas". What a mouthful! Dickens enjoyed performing A Christmas Carol at live readings. In 1852 he gave his first performance, and 127…