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Have a safe, socially distanced, Victoria Day!
Do you and/or your kids think Meghan Markle is going to become the first ‘black royal’ when she marries Prince Harry? Not so. http://www.blackhistorymonth.org.uk/article/section/real-stories/the-african-princess-sarah-forbes-bonetta/ http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5161773/amp/The-remarkable-story-Queen-Victorias-adopted-princess.html And Sarah wasn’t the first one, either. https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/secret/famous/royalfamily.html
Since this is Queen Victoria’s birth month (May 24th, 1819), a Victorian birthday party might find favour with kids born in this month. (Or even ones who just like Victorian Times.) COSTUMES For costume ideas, visit: http://www.ehow.com/list_6303335_ideas-homemade-victorian-costumes.html DECORATIONS & OTHER PARTY ITEMS Having small children grub up real linen tablecloths and napkins might not appeal, […]
England’s Queen Victoria was born on May 24th, 1819. In 1845, Canada (then a British colony) became the first country in the Empire to give official recognition to her birthday and is the only one that still officially celebrates it, although nowadays it is more often viewed as simply the May Long Weekend. Victoria Day […]
Happy Thanksgiving, Canada, and a Happy & Joyous Eid to all those celebrating the Festival of Sacrifice. It was in 1957 that the second Monday of October officially became Thanksgiving Day in Canada, but feasts and celebrations were held in abundance before that, and not just after the harvest. There were also thanksgiving celebrations for […]