Tag: decoration

How The Royals Helped Starting a Christmas Tradition Picture from Pixabay
History, Miscellaneous

How The Royals Helped Starting a Christmas Tradition

During the Christmas time many people enjoy having a Christmas tree (in German: Weihnachtsbaum) – either a real or an artificial one – in the house, me included. It is strange to imagine a house at Christmas time without a tree full of the most beautiful ornaments. But where does this tradition come from and […]

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It’s royal Christmas market time
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It’s royal Christmas market time

When you want to have royal decoration for Christmas you don’t have to look far. Last weekend I visited the Christmas show at a local garden centre and I did see lots and lots of decoration with crowns. Frogs, birds, mice, even the carriage of Cinderella. I already have far too much decoration, so I […]

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The autumnal wedding theme of Eugenie and Jack
Marriages, News

The autumnal wedding theme of Eugenie and Jack

The mainly white wedding bouquet of Princess Eugenie of York consisted of Lily of the Valley, Stephanotis pips, hints of baby blue thistles, white spray roses and trailing ivy. And of course there were sprigs of myrtle from Osbourne House included, a royal tradition that has been kept for more than 150 years. The first […]

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How Do I Celebrate the Royal Wedding?
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How Do I Celebrate the Royal Wedding?

Mmm, I can’t say that the nearest supermarkets had that much British inspired food on sale. Unfortunately I had no time to go into the city or bake anything, already having been busy with the wedding of Prince Harry of Wales and Meghan Markle for days. I did see a sticky toffee cake baking box […]

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King’s Day – Shop Window Competition in Groningen Greving & Greving Optiek
Bits & Pieces, News

King’s Day – Shop Window Competition in Groningen

In the past years I almost had to search for some King’s Day related shop windows. This year, not unexpectedly, the city of Groningen has already turned into festive mood. Of course King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima and their family are coming to celebrate the day in Groningen. The business association Groningen City Club holds […]

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Flower Decoration for a Royal Wedding Carlos & Annemarie, Brussels, Belgium, November 2010.
Marriages, News

Flower Decoration for a Royal Wedding

Nobles and royals who are getting married do have the same problem as any other couple that gets married. The wedding venue is often the easiest part, at least if the family still occupies a family castle. But otherwise also they have to find themselves one. And of course there is the flower decoration. How […]

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