Fun Fact Friday

According to Stephen Nissenbaum, author of Pulitzer Prize finalist, “The Battle for Christmas” (Vintage, 1997) the following was true. In England, under Oliver Cromwell, Christmas and other saints’ days were banned, and in New England it was illegal to celebrate … Continue reading

Fun Fact Friday

In the 1500’s (clearly one of my favorite historical time periods) most people got married in June because they took their yearly (yes Yearly) bath in May. ¬†They usually still smelled pretty good by June. However, since they were starting … Continue reading