Category Archive: History a’la Carte

Fascinating history articles.

Feb 14 2017

Valentine’s Day History A’la Carte 2017 edition

    How much do you know about Valentine’s Day history? Test your knowledge against these articles!     Vinegar Valentines: for the one you love to hate? Whether received from an embittered ex or a cruel practical joker, it would have been a nasty surprise to open any of these cards, dating from the …

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Jan 21 2017

History A’la Carte Jan 2017

It can’t possibly be a surprise that I read tons of history articles each week. I just can’t help myself–I’ve got to share some of the fascinating things I’ve come across. Here are a few of my recent favorites:  Odd Jobs: Clowns, Jesters, and Fools in Medieval and Tudor England  Even in medieval times, people …

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Dec 25 2016

A Little Christmas History

Merry Christmas and Many Blessings to you and yours!    I hope you are enjoying a wonderful time with those you love this holiday season. Grab a cup of cocoa, put your feet up and enjoy a little bit of the season’s history.            *~*~*~*~*~* Christmas History*~*~*~*~*~* History of Christmas  History of …

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Dec 19 2016

History A’la Carte~December 2016

It can’t possibly be a surprise that I read tons of history articles each week. I just can’t help myself–I’ve got to share some of the fascinating things I’ve come across. Here are a few of my recent favorites:  Extreme Bagpiping Situations, From Antarctica to the Beaches of D-Day Apparently they show up in the …

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