Thursday Reading Links #39

I hope you had a merry day yesterday. It’s bittersweet that another year is coming to a close and 2020 is on the horizon. Oh, in case you didn’t know, 2020 is a leap year!

Last year on the blog: The Fortnum’s Cook Book.

Image via Fortnum and Mason.

How cute is this fish and chips chocolate set?

On this day in 1805, Napoleon signed the Treaty of Pressburg.

Review of Stalin and the Fate of Europe by Norman M. Naimark.

Nine Translated French-to-English Books All About French Society.

Why Royal Guests Have Always Been a Royal Pain. This backs up what I said about aristocrats going broke after hosting Edward VII.

Now that we’ve watched every Christmas movie on Hallmark and Netflix, we can read about the real setting of Netflix’s Christmas Prince.

Speaking of A Christmas Prince, now you can read a comprehensive breakdown of the latest installment.

l’m going to make this recipe for Banana Bread but I plan to add chocolate chips.

How adorable is the Sussex e-Christmas Card?

And just a programming note, the blog will be back in early January.

Happy New Year!!

xoxo, Jane

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3 thoughts on “Thursday Reading Links #39”

  1. I love all your photos on Instagram! You have a lovely collection of tea cups!
    I’ve been binge-watching Hallmark Christmas movies.🎄

    Wishing you a wonderful Christmas season and health and happiness for 2020!

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    1. Thank you so much for this sweet comment. Happy New Year! I hope you haven’t had your fill of Hallmark Christmas movies because there is a fun January line-up of Hallmark winter movies. 🙂

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