The Belles’ Holiday Wassailing Tour: Course #5

Vanessa here, Welcome to this 5th stop on the Wassailing Tour.  If you’ve missed some of the others, please don’t hesitate visiting. Here are links to all of the Belles’ holiday wassailing stops, with different Regency era Christmas carols, dinner…

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Matchmaking Pudding ~ A short story by Laurie Alice Eakes

Merry Christmas from Regency Reflections! Our gift to you is this charming short story written by Laurie Alice Eakes. This is a revised edition of a story previously published in an American Christian Romance Writers (Now American Christian Fiction Writers) newsletter. …

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Gerard’s red and black scarf

Caught all the Episodes of The Bargain   ||Buy at Amazon Camy/Camille here! As I write this blog post, I’m working on finishing “The Spinster’s Christmas,” a new Regency romance short novel that will be included in the upcoming Inspy…

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Christmas Regency fiction – Is there any? by Susan Karsten

Hi, all! Caught all the Episodes of The Bargain   ||Buy at Amazon When the topic of Christmas and other holidays in regency genre books came up, I merely opened the hutch of my escritoire (regency for desk) and pulled out…

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And You Think Your Street Needs Repairs

And You Think Your Street Needs Repairs To go on holiday, or even to market from farm or country house, the Regency traveler needed to make that journey on what were called roads, yet usually resembled nothing more than rutted…

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Similarities Found Between Modern-day Vacations & Regency Vacations ~ by Susan Karsten

In researching what Regency folk did on their trips to vacation towns, I was surprised how well I could relate to what they did. Some of it reminded me of trips to places like Minocqua, Wisconsin. Because when you’re there,…

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Portraits of Our Mothers

The Washington Post headline read: “Survey: Half of women say they don’t have enough free time”. I confess that I laughed when I saw it on my Smartphone screen. No kidding? Half of us have enough hours in the day while…

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Purification or Poison?

“Mince-pie..is as essential to Christmas, as..tansy to Easter.” Caught all the Episodes of The Bargain   ||Buy at Amazon (Quoted from The Connoisseur’” Magazine in 1767, by http://www.foodsofengland.co.uk/tansy,ortansypudding.htm)* Besides the deep spiritual significance of Easter lies the cultural traditions that…

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