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Parlour Games

Parlour games were a common way of passing an evening with friends and relatives. They might be mentally stimulating, physically assertive or even somewhat messy (like snapdragon or bullet pudding!) The Austen family is known to have enjoyed many types … Continue reading

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A Jane Austen Christmas by Maria Grace- A Review

Award winning regency author Maria Grace has pulled out the stops this season, delivering A Jane Austen Christmas in time for holiday gift giving (and receiving!) Eager to beef up my own knowledge of Regency holiday traditions, I ordered this … Continue reading

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Create a Jane Austen Honeycomb Ornament

Amanda Lee shares her secrets for making this fabulous Ornament. Continue reading

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Create A Jane Austen Themed Christmas Bauble

Created from Upcycled pages of Pride and Prejudice. Continue reading

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Visions of Sugar Plums

The Georgian “Sugar Plum” was far different from modern imagination Continue reading

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Cloved Orange: A Regency Pomander

Enjoy the scents of Christmas with this easy pomander ornament Continue reading

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Christmas at Pemberley by Regina Jeffers

A review by Meredith Esparza Continue reading

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Isaac Watts: Author of Joy to the World

Joy to the world! the Lord is come; Let earth receive her King; Let every heart prepare him room, And heaven and nature sing, And heaven and nature sing, And heaven, and heaven, and nature sing. The words are by … Continue reading

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The Nutcracker and the Mouse King: A Classic Christmas Tale

The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (German: Nussknacker und Mausekönig) is a story written in 1816 by E. T. A. Hoffmann, a German Romantic author of fantasy and horror, composer, music critic,  and caricaturist. In the tale, young Marie Stahlbaum’s favorite … Continue reading

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Christmas with Mr. Darcy, by Victoria Connelly – A Review

Jeffery Ward gets into the holiday spirit with this review from Austenprose Continue reading

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