SparkPeople Victoriana Team Messageboard Somewhere, deep inside, we all yearn for a more peaceful, simpler time. A time of innocence and values. A time which seems to exude elegance, charm and romance, Queen Victoria's reign, 1837-1901. 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We live at a lake. and everyone Has a gathering. It is quite lively here. I don't mine because it is the sounds of people having fun. Sat, 4 Jul 2015 01:23:53 EST 2015 What are your plans for the new year? I'm going to try to eat healthier. I hope the weight will start to come off. Sun, 4 Jan 2015 11:28:33 EST Steampunk Is anybody into steampunk? Sat, 18 Jan 2014 11:50:30 EST Halloween What do you do on Halloween? Mon, 21 Oct 2013 05:47:43 EST Change of season It's starting to feel like fall What is your favorite season? Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:48:33 EST Gardening Does you have a garden? what is planted. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 13:48:39 EST Question of the day- Sunday July 14, 2013 Would you rather read a Victorian "Whodunnit" mystery or a Victorian collection of poetry? Sun, 14 Jul 2013 12:01:20 EST 4th of July This 4th of July we're going to the neighbors pig roast and the neighbors have invited us to spend time with them I hope we can stretch that far we always start the day with breakfast at the firehouse does your town or neighborhood do anything special on the 4th Mon, 24 Jun 2013 06:26:00 EST Gym Has anyone stopped going to the gym because they felt out of place Mon, 3 Jun 2013 21:46:08 EST Memorial day What are your plans for Memorial Day Mon, 27 May 2013 07:16:07 EST Plans What are your plans for today? Tue, 7 May 2013 05:42:00 EST Games What are your favorite games computer or other and what are they? I like Mahjong Sun, 28 Apr 2013 06:16:20 EST rocks What is your favorite gemstone or any kind of stone I like almost any color quartz I have a rock tumbler and I have some pretty stones but i'm not very good at making jewelry I keep trying though Sun, 10 Mar 2013 16:36:23 EST place to be If you you could go anywhere in th world where would you go Fri, 1 Mar 2013 03:17:24 EST spring I am getting spring fever already I cant wait to get into my flower bed it's just about 5x3 area because that's all I can handle but I have strawberries and mint established and usually plant blooming flowers in front. How many of you are getting spring fever and what are you looking forward to. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 13:20:08 EST Victorian Times We have come a long way since then but some things don't change for instance our vehicles are still used used to show ststus and some just get us where we are going and to save gas and money could you imagine riding in these especially in the cold weather now days it would be fun for a day but I wonder if we could do it every day <link>resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.<BR>uk/homework/victorians/carriages.html </link> Sun, 27 Jan 2013 07:21:53 EST Welcome Welcome peajay50 I love all things Victorian also I know you'll enjoy this team Sat, 26 Jan 2013 09:53:51 EST Do you eat the same thing everyday I eat the same thing everyday because I can't think of different ideas mostly for lunch I usually just wolf it down but if I could change it up It wouldn't feel like a diet Sun, 20 Jan 2013 15:28:33 EST What do you like best about the Victorian Era I like so many things I don't know where to start/ my favorite might be the decor. There's also the houses with huge front porches. Tell us your favorite Tue, 15 Jan 2013 21:08:48 EST keep your hands busy Does anybody have a hobby I like to sew and crochet it keeps my mind off eating Fri, 11 Jan 2013 07:28:46 EST Great Day I'm having a great day because I feel great Fri, 11 Jan 2013 07:12:32 EST WELCOME SPOOKY_GIRL13 Hello, and <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team, please enjoy yourself as you visit the threads and step back into a more gentler and graceful era. Looking forward to getting to know you better. <em>214</em> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 11:22:49 EST WELCOME REGILIEH Hello, and <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team, please enjoy yourself as you visit the threads and step back into a more gentler and graceful era. Looking forward to getting to know you better. <em>214</em> Sun, 23 Sep 2012 16:20:33 EST WELCOME CALICOSASHA <em>235</em> Tue, 8 May 2012 23:20:48 EST Ever read the magazine called, "Victoria"? If you can locate the recent issue, there is a keepsake edition called, Victoria Classics. Look for TEATIME BLISS to be on display until May 28th. <BR> <BR> On the cover, it says, "Celebrating Scones, Sweets and Savories" and "Tea Menus for Every Season". Fri, 9 Mar 2012 23:32:10 EST ROLYNHITZ Hi Roberta, This was a really nice team but now is very inactive, If you wish you can make yourself a leader, Just clink on link above, The [erson listed as leader can be a leader still if she comes back to spark and you two can share, I know her, I used to be a leader here but stopped when I started having health issues, there is a sister team to this that does have some activity and it is the tea parlour, I will send you that link to that team on a private message, This is the team that hur... Wed, 7 Mar 2012 17:18:07 EST Victoran Crime <link><BR>096423/Britains-serial-killer-Mary-Ann<BR>-Cotton-She-poisoned-21-people-includi<BR>ng-MOTHER-CHILDREN-HUSBANDS.html </link> <BR> <BR> I hope this link works as I have been having problems, this woman killed many people Sun, 5 Feb 2012 01:03:56 EST QotD 2/4/2012 <BR> I thought I might try to bring these back--anyone still around??? <BR> <BR> Here's the question of the day: <BR> <BR> Are you watching the Super Bowl game tomorrow, and if so, who are you rooting for? <BR> <BR> <em>281</em> Sat, 4 Feb 2012 13:24:56 EST QOTD- 11/28/11 Have you ever tried doing housework to the beat of music? Mon, 28 Nov 2011 12:51:38 EST Interesting Info Sarah Josepha Hale, the influential magazine editor who waged a tireless campaign to make Thanksgiving a national holiday in the mid-19th century, was also the author of the classic nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb." <BR> Mon, 7 Nov 2011 10:50:22 EST Queen Victoria's Bloomers Here is ifo on her bloomers being sold at Auction, Personally I think she would have been shocked and why would anyone have her bloomers anyway? <BR> <BR> What is your opinion? <BR> <BR> <link>://<BR>s/today-today_people/t/bloomin-bounty-<BR>queen-victorias-underwear-sold/ </link> Tue, 1 Nov 2011 22:54:30 EST An interesting website! <BR> <link><BR>l </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> This has all kinds of links to Victorian information from a historic food timeline to Old Bailey proceedings and lots more! Sun, 2 Oct 2011 20:43:51 EST New to the team Hello, my name is Kim and I have been here at sparks for almost 10 months. I look forward to getting to know as many of you here as I can. <BR> <BR> Love, peace, and happiness to you all as you are on your journey. Wed, 28 Sep 2011 21:37:19 EST QOTD- 8/11 What do you think of the news out of England & the looters? Thu, 11 Aug 2011 10:09:33 EST THANK YOU FROM KAREN Ladies-- you are the best!!! Thank you for the lovely greetings and warm wishes. I've blown out the candles for another year. I'm moving forward for another healthy year. <BR> <BR> Blessings to each of you! Karen Tue, 14 Jun 2011 21:29:23 EST QOTD 5-30 Do you use your spell check when sparking? Sun, 29 May 2011 21:46:20 EST QOTD 5-25 Have you been watching the last 2 days of Oprah? Where all the celebrities were honoring her? <BR> <BR> Tue, 24 May 2011 21:01:23 EST QOTD 5-24 Do you like facial hair on men? <BR> Mon, 23 May 2011 21:56:06 EST QOTD 5-23 — The much-mocked hat worn by Princess Beatrice to Britain's royal wedding last month -- widely described as looking like a toilet seat — sold for $131,000 on eBay, charities which will benefit from the sale said. <BR> <BR> What would you auction off for charity? Mon, 23 May 2011 13:27:46 EST QOTD 5-21 You are going to a gentle ladies funeral, What will you be wearing? Sun, 22 May 2011 00:32:20 EST QOTD 5-20 Is there an antique furniture you have or want that you love or would like to get? Thu, 19 May 2011 20:13:12 EST QOTD 5-19 What do you have the most color of in your closet? Wed, 18 May 2011 21:37:17 EST QOTD 5-18 Have you ever had a wardrobe malfunction? Tue, 17 May 2011 23:10:20 EST QOTD 5-17 What is your favorite spark feature? Tue, 17 May 2011 12:05:06 EST QOTD- May 15 Are you into costumes? Sun, 15 May 2011 12:22:07 EST QOTD 5-10 Have you ever rescued an animal? Tue, 10 May 2011 12:49:30 EST QOTD 5-6 Do you drink your tea plain or sweet? Fri, 6 May 2011 14:19:47 EST QOTD 5-4 Do you have any windchimes? <BR> <BR> Thu, 5 May 2011 14:15:26 EST QOTD 5-4 How many wastebaskets are in your house? Tue, 3 May 2011 18:44:59 EST QOTD 5-3 When you visit a page, Do you check out comments from other people left on the page? Tue, 3 May 2011 18:11:58 EST QOTD- April 28, 2011 Can you guess how long the train will be on Kate's wedding dress? The bookies in England are playing the odds on this! <BR> <BR> Any guesses? Thu, 28 Apr 2011 10:49:27 EST British Royal Weddings <link><BR>story/ig/Royal-Weddings/ </link> Wed, 27 Apr 2011 16:17:53 EST QOTD 4-21 Have you ever broken or fractured a bone? Wed, 20 Apr 2011 14:07:44 EST QOTD 4-20 Whom do you prefer more? <BR> <BR> Diana or Kate? Wed, 20 Apr 2011 14:06:11 EST QOTD 4-18 Have you done anything clumsy lately? Mon, 18 Apr 2011 15:24:17 EST QOTD 4-13 Would you put nail polish on a boy? <BR> <BR> <BR> I also want everyone to know that I will be gone Friday-Sunday Wed, 13 Apr 2011 16:06:51 EST QOTD 4-12 If you had an invitation to the wedding, would you go? Tue, 12 Apr 2011 14:14:54 EST Tiara's Through The Years These are pictures of Queen Elizabeth, and Princess Diana and others with their beautiful tiaras <BR> <BR> <link><BR>oday-today/displaymode/1247/?beginSlide=1 </link> <BR> <BR> Just click on the numbers at the top of page Mon, 11 Apr 2011 16:21:47 EST QotD- April 10, 2011 Do you buy shoes because of style, comfort or price? Mon, 11 Apr 2011 11:09:05 EST Welcome IRISHFAERIE16 <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team Sun, 10 Apr 2011 18:05:39 EST Qotd3-3 Do you think you wear the clothes that you dream to wear? Do you dress yo and put on your nice stuff and jewelry? <BR> <BR> Or do you go out in jeans and a tshirt even though you have lovely things at home, Just waiting to be worn out somewhere/ <BR> <BR> Got a lot to think about huh! Thu, 3 Mar 2011 00:34:51 EST QOTD 3-2 Do you eat the same in public as you do in private? I mean quanity. <BR> <BR> Wed, 2 Mar 2011 16:48:49 EST Welcome 140LBSAPR2012 Hello, and <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team, please enjoy yourself as you visit the threads and step back into a more gentler and graceful era. Looking forward to getting to know you better. <em>214</em> <BR> Tue, 1 Mar 2011 13:57:25 EST QOTD 2-25 How do you combat dry skin? Thu, 24 Feb 2011 20:00:15 EST QOTD 2-22 What do you add to your tea? Mon, 21 Feb 2011 23:33:34 EST QOTD 2-16 How are you doing in your progress so far this year, on weight and health? Tue, 15 Feb 2011 21:03:42 EST QOTD 2-7 Have you had to cancel anything due to recent related weather issues? <BR> Sun, 6 Feb 2011 20:06:19 EST QOTD 2-3 What was your favorite subject in school? <BR> <BR> What was your least favorite subject in school? Wed, 2 Feb 2011 22:17:11 EST QOTD 1-28 Who is your favorite dramatic actress, past or present? Thu, 27 Jan 2011 21:37:46 EST QOTD 1-27 Who is your favorite comedy actress? <BR> Wed, 26 Jan 2011 19:50:41 EST QOTD 1-26 Do you sleep with pets? Tue, 25 Jan 2011 21:08:50 EST 1-25 QOTD HAVE YOU EVER DONE A SEARCH ONLINE TO FIND FRIENDS OR RELATIVES/' Mon, 24 Jan 2011 22:48:07 EST This sounds like an old remedy Victorians might have used this remedy, Has anyone tried this? <BR> <BR> ONIONS -- Who Would've Thunk itIn 1919 when the flu killed 40 million people, there was a Doctor who visitedmany farmers to see if he could help them combat the flu. Many of the farmersand their family had contracted it, and many died.The doctor came upon one farmer, and to his surprise, everyone in thehousehold was very healthy. When the doctor asked what the farmer was doingthat was different, the wife replied that sh... Mon, 24 Jan 2011 22:46:13 EST QOTD 1-23 Name 3 things in your purse besides your wallet and keys? Sat, 22 Jan 2011 20:17:41 EST QOTD 1-22 What is your favorite cusine? Fri, 21 Jan 2011 20:47:09 EST QOTD 1-17 Do you know your body age, on those tests that you do that tell you your real body age? Sun, 16 Jan 2011 22:07:13 EST QOTD 1-16 Do you color your hair? If so, do you do it yourself or have it done professionally? <BR> Sat, 15 Jan 2011 20:40:41 EST QOTD 1-15 Do you wear rings? If so how many? Fri, 14 Jan 2011 20:39:08 EST QOTD 1-14 Do you use sugar subsitutes/ If so what? <BR> <BR> Thu, 13 Jan 2011 22:08:23 EST QOTD 1-13 Who is your favorite comedian? Wed, 12 Jan 2011 23:34:41 EST QOTD 1-11-11 take the last two digits of your birth year and the age you will turn this year and post the number you get here, LOL! <BR> <BR> Tue, 11 Jan 2011 21:06:50 EST QOTD 1-10-11 Do you think pit bull dogs get a bad rap? Sun, 9 Jan 2011 20:02:42 EST QOTD 1-9-11 About how many times a week do you shop at grocery store? Sat, 8 Jan 2011 20:32:52 EST 1-7-11 Would you like to go in Space and see the moon or be in the stars? Thu, 6 Jan 2011 21:36:40 EST QOTD 1-6-11 About what time do you get up in the morning? <BR> Wed, 5 Jan 2011 21:02:43 EST QOTD 1-5-11 Do you know how to snow ski? Tue, 4 Jan 2011 20:10:25 EST QOTD 1-04 I am not getting spark notifications so I am having a hard time in sparking right now <BR> <BR> Have you ever had a problem with getting spark mail? Tue, 4 Jan 2011 12:57:39 EST QOTD `1-3-11 Do you get embarrassed easily? Sun, 2 Jan 2011 22:36:56 EST QOTD 01-02 What would you do first if you came into alot of money like the lottery or inheritance? Sat, 1 Jan 2011 21:38:09 EST QOTD 1-1-11 Have you ever or do you do so now, Do you ever skip meals to help with weight loss? <BR> Fri, 31 Dec 2010 20:13:40 EST QOTD 12-31 3) What do you think is the biggest stumbling block to your weight loss? <BR> Thu, 30 Dec 2010 20:53:20 EST QOTD 12-28 So today for some reason all over my spark visiting or getting my spark articles read I am seeing ads for trojan vibrators, in fact these ads were showing even in reading spark articles , I know we need these ads to keep spark free, but this is so stupid, My spark articles were about reviewing family books, and they are showing this ad? <BR> <BR> Do you ever see any inappropriate ads while sparking? <BR> Wed, 29 Dec 2010 17:44:50 EST QOTD 12-28 Have you ever been a caregiver? Mon, 27 Dec 2010 20:49:31 EST QOTD 12-27 Do you have a nickname? <BR> Sun, 26 Dec 2010 19:14:31 EST QOTD 12-25 Do you think there will ever be peace on earth? Fri, 24 Dec 2010 20:47:45 EST QOTD 12-24 Would you want to live to be 100? Thu, 23 Dec 2010 22:10:17 EST QOTD 12-23 Do you wear real fur? Wed, 22 Dec 2010 19:49:30 EST QOTD 12-22 Do you know a scrooge? Tue, 21 Dec 2010 20:27:27 EST QOTD 12-21 Do you put up an indoor nativity set? <BR> Mon, 20 Dec 2010 21:11:44 EST QOTD 12-20 Which tv chef would you like to have make dinner for you? <BR> Sun, 19 Dec 2010 19:33:40 EST QOTD 12-19 Do you put icicles on your tree? Sat, 18 Dec 2010 23:53:58 EST QOTD 12-18 What is your favorite thing to wear when doing exercise? <BR> Fri, 17 Dec 2010 22:24:37 EST QOTD 12-17 What is on your mousepad? Fri, 17 Dec 2010 14:23:56 EST QOTD 12-15 Do you speak any other languages? Tue, 14 Dec 2010 20:51:50 EST QOTD 12-13 I am asking this question cause I have not heard about Karens table in awhile, <BR> <BR> Have you ever built anything? Sun, 12 Dec 2010 22:11:02 EST QOTD 12-12 Are the gifts you bought wrapped yet? Sat, 11 Dec 2010 18:58:08 EST QOTD 12-11 Do you like egg nog? Fri, 10 Dec 2010 22:59:18 EST QOTD 12-10 Do you have a talent? Thu, 9 Dec 2010 21:05:06 EST QOTD 12-09 When it is night and you drive by houses with lights on and no coverings on the windows, Do you look in? <BR> Wed, 8 Dec 2010 20:48:47 EST QOTD 12-08 What is your main phone for your house, a landline or cellphone? <BR> Tue, 7 Dec 2010 21:29:27 EST QOTD 12-07 How do you feel about having your picture taken? Mon, 6 Dec 2010 22:54:52 EST QOTD 12-06 Do you believe in Santa? Sun, 5 Dec 2010 19:27:56 EST QOTD 12-05 Do you have a fireplace? Sat, 4 Dec 2010 20:12:34 EST QOTD 12-04 Do you like fruitcake? Fri, 3 Dec 2010 20:13:09 EST QOTD 12-03 Do you like candles? Do you light them around the house? Thu, 2 Dec 2010 22:54:46 EST QOTD 12-01 Can you ice skate? Tue, 30 Nov 2010 20:46:39 EST QOTD 11-30 Does it <em>425</em> where you live? Mon, 29 Nov 2010 21:30:02 EST QOTD 11-29 Do you cut or clip your nails? Sun, 28 Nov 2010 19:54:54 EST QOTD 11-27 Do you wear glasses? Fri, 26 Nov 2010 22:51:09 EST QOTD 11-26 have you ever had an illness that you had never heard of before you were dx with it? Thu, 25 Nov 2010 21:23:39 EST QOTD 11-25 When do you start decorating for Christmas? Wed, 24 Nov 2010 21:25:08 EST QOTD 11-24 Do you ever go out dancing? Tue, 23 Nov 2010 20:44:58 EST QOTD 11-23 What color is your house? Mon, 22 Nov 2010 20:52:38 EST QOTD 11-22 Are you the only one in your house that knows how to put a new roll of toilet paper on the roll? Sun, 21 Nov 2010 22:10:24 EST QOTD 11-21 Do you have any family recipes that belonged to a family member and passed down? Sat, 20 Nov 2010 19:11:13 EST QOTD 11-20 What snack food do you consider the most unhealthy? Fri, 19 Nov 2010 21:20:20 EST QOTD 11-19 Sorry everyone for not posting QOTD's for a couple of days, I have been sick. <BR> <BR> The question today is: <BR> <BR> When you are at home and your feet are cold, do you wear socks <BR> shoes <BR> or slippers? Fri, 19 Nov 2010 13:27:29 EST QOTD 11-17 Do you have exercise equipment just sitting around the house not being used? Tue, 16 Nov 2010 23:26:14 EST QOTD 11-16 What is one thing about yourself that you would like to change? <BR> <BR> Mon, 15 Nov 2010 23:47:36 EST QOTD 11-15 Have you had a flu shot? <BR> <BR> If not are you planning on getting one? <BR> Sun, 14 Nov 2010 22:10:28 EST QOTD 11-14 Toilet Paper Over or Under? Sat, 13 Nov 2010 20:35:39 EST QOTD 11-13 Do you wear hats? Fri, 12 Nov 2010 20:29:26 EST QOTD 11-12 Would you consider your house lived in <BR> immaculate <BR> OR <BR> Oh No somebody is at the door? Thu, 11 Nov 2010 23:02:20 EST QOTD 11-11 Do you try clothes on at the store, or do you buy them and then take them home to see if they fit? <BR> <BR> Wed, 10 Nov 2010 18:35:52 EST Famous Victorian Women Queen Victoria <BR> <BR> Victoria was born in 1819 in Kensington Palace in London. Her name was Alexandrina Victoria. <BR> When Princess Victoria was 18 years old her uncle King William died and she became queen. She was crowned at Westminster Abbey in 1838. <BR> Victoria married her handsome cousin Albert a young prince from Germany. (She had proposed to him). Albert didn't speak English very well and lots of people didn't like him Tue, 9 Nov 2010 23:22:00 EST Victorian Beauty Secrets For Hair Toilette Recipes from Decorum, 1880 <BR> <BR> The hair should be brushed for at least twenty minutes in the morning, for ten minutes when it is dressed in the middle of the day, and for a like period at night. In brushing or combing it begin at extreme points, and in combing hold the portion of hair just above that through which the comb is passing firmly between the first and second fingers, so that if entangled it may drag from that point, and not from the roots. <BR> <BR> The finest hea... Tue, 9 Nov 2010 23:12:09 EST QOTD 11-10 Do you eat from your families plate if they don't finish their food? Tue, 9 Nov 2010 22:24:47 EST QOTD 11-09 Have you had any special food cravings lately? Mon, 8 Nov 2010 20:36:29 EST QOTD 11-08 Do you use conditioner in your hair? Sun, 7 Nov 2010 18:21:52 EST QOTD 11-07 Do you own a cell phone? Sat, 6 Nov 2010 22:11:14 EST QOTD 11-06 If you had a choice would you choose a Lifestyle coach to help you with issues regarding your weight or a personal trainer to help you with a workout plan? <BR> Fri, 5 Nov 2010 20:40:46 EST QOTD 11-05 Which do you prefer? <BR> <BR> <em>311</em> OR <em>315</em> Thu, 4 Nov 2010 19:58:28 EST QOTD 11-04 Do you like to do crafts? Wed, 3 Nov 2010 22:08:38 EST QOTD 11-03 Do you washe dishes by hand? Or do you use a dishwasher? Tue, 2 Nov 2010 23:22:44 EST Welcome HYPNOTEUSE Hello, and <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team, please enjoy yourself as you visit the threads and step back into a more gentler and graceful era. Looking forward to getting to know you better. <em>214</em> <BR> <BR> Tue, 2 Nov 2010 23:21:10 EST QOTD 11-02 What did you do that was healthy today? Mon, 1 Nov 2010 20:23:47 EST QOTD 11-01 What are your goals or plans for November? Sun, 31 Oct 2010 19:41:28 EST QOTD 10-31 have you ever bobbed for apples or been on a hayride? Sat, 30 Oct 2010 19:44:50 EST QOTD 10-30 Sorry I am so late, I am having a busy week-end. <BR> <BR> What are you afraid of? Sat, 30 Oct 2010 16:40:29 EST QOTD 10-29 What do you still need to do tonight before you go to bed OR If you are reading this tomorrow what do you still need to do today? <BR> Thu, 28 Oct 2010 20:41:35 EST QOTD 10-28 When was the last time you went out to eat? <BR> <BR> And what did you eat? <BR> <BR> Wed, 27 Oct 2010 23:17:59 EST QOTD 10-27 Do you have any dolls from when you were a child or perhaps a collection of special dolls? <BR> <BR> Tue, 26 Oct 2010 20:43:06 EST QOTD 10-26 Do you have a piggy bank? Mon, 25 Oct 2010 20:52:51 EST QOTD 10-25 Have you ever owned a charm bracelet? Sun, 24 Oct 2010 20:19:22 EST QOTD 10-24 Are the leaves falling where you live? Sat, 23 Oct 2010 20:50:10 EST QOTD 10-23 Do have a song that you would like played at your memorial service? Hope this is not to morbid Fri, 22 Oct 2010 21:26:26 EST QOTD 10-22 What time of day is your favorite time to spark? <BR> Thu, 21 Oct 2010 19:24:22 EST QOTD 10-21 Have you had to do any home repairs lately? Wed, 20 Oct 2010 22:09:55 EST QOTD 10-20 Do you take any vitamins or Supplements? Wed, 20 Oct 2010 14:44:44 EST QOTD 10-19 Can you think of a tip from the victorian era that would still work in todays time? Mon, 18 Oct 2010 19:43:57 EST Victorian Laundry Tips Oh my! Do not think I would use these but they may work. <BR> <BR> Worn Sheets <BR> When sheets are beginning to wear in the middle, sew the selvage sides together and rip open the old seam, or tear in two and hem the sides. <BR> <BR> Remove Bad Smells <BR> Articles of clothing, or of any other character, which have become impregnated with bad-smelling substances, will be freed from them by burying for a day or two in the ground. Wrap up lightly before burying. <BR> <BR> To Remove Grass St... Mon, 18 Oct 2010 15:39:26 EST QOTD 10-17 What has made you laugh lately? Sun, 17 Oct 2010 22:17:28 EST QOTD 10-17 Who would be your favorite victorian character? Sat, 16 Oct 2010 19:27:36 EST QOTD 10-15 Where did you go on last vacation? <BR> Did you stay home or go away? <BR> <BR> I also will not be doing a QOTD Friday night as I am going away, LOL! Thu, 14 Oct 2010 19:45:24 EST QOTD 10-14 What is the oldest item you own? Wed, 13 Oct 2010 19:07:14 EST QOTD 10-13 What were your favorite games to play as a child? Tue, 12 Oct 2010 21:03:57 EST QOTD 10-12 Have you ever fainted? Mon, 11 Oct 2010 21:31:55 EST QOTD 10-11 Do you enjoy going to estate sales and auctions? Sun, 10 Oct 2010 20:16:37 EST QOTD 10-10 What is your favorite breakfast? Sat, 9 Oct 2010 20:27:13 EST QOTD 10-09 Do you know what your name means? If so, what does it mean? Fri, 8 Oct 2010 20:52:06 EST QOTD 10-08 Who do you think is a powerful woman? Thu, 7 Oct 2010 21:16:36 EST QOTD 10-07 As we all know October is Breast Cancer awareness month. <BR> <BR> Have you ever had a mammogram, and if so how long has it been? Wed, 6 Oct 2010 20:26:28 EST QOTD 10-06 Have you messed up on something lately, especially food wise? Tue, 5 Oct 2010 21:05:33 EST QOTD 10-05 Confession time! <BR> <BR> Have you had any halloween candy yet? Mon, 4 Oct 2010 21:00:15 EST QOTD 10-04 Have you ever been camping? Sun, 3 Oct 2010 21:33:26 EST Young Victoria Many of you might not know this except for Karen, but I ordered the movie Young Victoria when it became available some time ago, Well I never watched it, and for that I am foolish. <BR> <BR> It was such a beautiful movie, beautiful costumes, beautiful story and oh my gosh I even cried, so if you have not seen it I so highly recomend it. Sat, 2 Oct 2010 21:57:17 EST QOTD 10-3 Do you have a bumpersticker on your car? Sat, 2 Oct 2010 21:55:01 EST QOTD 10-02 Do you use a slow cooker/crockpot? <BR> Fri, 1 Oct 2010 21:15:31 EST Victorian Bathing Home Decoration, September 15, 1888 <BR> Dr. Mary Taylor Bissell <BR> <BR> The benison of mankind upon the man who first invented bathing! Luxury, however, has so overlaid his simple idea of a cool plunge in a neighboring stream that he would scarcely recognize his invention in the intricacies and elegant details of a modern Turkish or Roman bath. Civilization is not an unmixed evil, and many of these luxurious details are useful and hygienic as well as elegant. <BR> <BR> Bathing, like oth... Thu, 30 Sep 2010 22:56:01 EST QOTD 10-01 What is your favorite fairy tale? Thu, 30 Sep 2010 21:04:55 EST QOTD 9-30 Have you ever had a house or car broken into? Wed, 29 Sep 2010 21:44:35 EST QOTD 9-29-10 What is your earliest memory? Tue, 28 Sep 2010 19:29:25 EST Welcome GAYLE49ISH <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team, please enjoy checking out the threads and stepping back in time to a gentler way of life. <em>214</em> Tue, 28 Sep 2010 14:40:47 EST QOTD 9-28 Can you whistle? Mon, 27 Sep 2010 22:28:34 EST QOTD 9-27 What are you a good example of? Sun, 26 Sep 2010 22:26:27 EST QOTD 9-26 Would your partner be embarrassed to buy feminine products for you? Sat, 25 Sep 2010 19:53:41 EST QOTD 9-25 Can you ride a bike? Fri, 24 Sep 2010 22:12:59 EST New CoLeader We have added a new coleader to the Victoriana team, Please give Karen/GOSPELCLOWN a great big welcome Fri, 24 Sep 2010 13:16:04 EST QOTD 9-24 Would you tell someone if they had something on their teeth? Thu, 23 Sep 2010 20:41:37 EST QOTD 9-23 Do you have to shampoo your hair everyday? Thu, 23 Sep 2010 13:55:04 EST QOTD 9-22-10 Would you wear real fur? Wed, 22 Sep 2010 12:35:29 EST GAME: Trivia Questions I will start with a trivia question & whoever can answer it will, and then post their trivia question. <BR> It can be Victorian, historical, nutritional or 'way out there'. Don't be shy about googling for the answer. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 16:53:27 EST Welcome REINEMARGOT Hello, and <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team, please please feel free to talk about any victorian topic, LOL! <BR> This is someone some of you already know, at least I know you know her Karen. Sat, 18 Sep 2010 16:26:26 EST Welcome CRADLEDBYJESUS Hello, and <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team, please enjoy yourself as you visit the threads and step back into a more gentler and graceful era. Looking forward to getting to know you better. <em>214</em> Tue, 14 Sep 2010 10:19:38 EST Favorite Victorian Films There are so many wonderful period films. I was making a list of ones I'd like to view and found myself stumped, forgetting many, and knowing there are many more out there I'm not familiar with. I'm including BBC movies in this, because they do such an excellent job. <BR> <BR> I thought it would be interesting to post favorite films and what makes them noteworthy. <BR> <BR> I'd go so far as to suggest a movie challenge be set up, to watch a period film a week. Wed, 1 Sep 2010 06:16:49 EST I am new to this team Thanks for the warm and wonderful wecome. I am looking forward to getting to know everyone. I will be a little slow posting because I am looking after my mom who is not well. I will be reading and keeping up with everyone the best I can. Have a great week!!!!!! <BR> <BR> LOL, <BR> <BR> Janet Sat, 21 Aug 2010 20:18:51 EST Welcome WISTERIALODGE <em>214</em> <em>235</em> <em>214</em> Sat, 21 Aug 2010 12:35:25 EST Welcome JANDREWS031 <em>214</em> <em>235</em> <em>214</em> Thu, 19 Aug 2010 23:11:15 EST Welcome ALEXAALEXA <em>235</em> <em>214</em> Thu, 5 Aug 2010 13:52:08 EST Welcome KOKOPELLI_FAN <em>235</em> <em>214</em> <em>235</em> Sun, 1 Aug 2010 16:59:51 EST Welcome BUTTRFLI26 <em>235</em> <em>235</em> <em>235</em> <em>235</em> <em>235</em> Sun, 1 Aug 2010 11:26:20 EST Welcome HISTORYANDWOMEN <em>235</em> to the Victoriana Team, Please make yourself at home, Check out some of the threads, and feel free to start any new victorian threads Sat, 31 Jul 2010 20:53:17 EST Welcome to GOLDIES1 <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team, please enjoy yourself, and feel free to start any new topics, Looking forward to getting to know you better. Mon, 19 Jul 2010 21:10:39 EST Welcome MIWAK085 <link><BR>WAKO85 </link> <BR> <BR> <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team, Please make yourself at home, and feel free to start any new Victoriana topics Mon, 19 Jul 2010 11:27:10 EST Welcome GARLANDOFROSES <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team Thu, 15 Jul 2010 21:14:02 EST Welcome NIDEHARA <em>235</em> to our little Victoriana team, Please feel free to start any new Victoriana threads and get to know us better. <em>214</em> Sat, 10 Jul 2010 17:47:15 EST Welcome LILLIANIDOL <em>235</em> to our little Victoriana team Hope you enjoy it here, as we step back into a more gentler era. Please feel free to start any Victorian topics you wish to discuss, Looking forward to getting to know you better Thu, 24 Jun 2010 12:26:56 EST Welcome NORCALKITTEN <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team, we are a little slow right now, so if you have any suggestions, or want to start any kind of victorian thread, please feel free to do so, Looking forward to getting to know you better. Mon, 14 Jun 2010 14:40:15 EST Welcome KINEMORTOPHOBIC Hello and <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team. Sat, 12 Jun 2010 19:45:50 EST Welcome MIYAVIMIYABI <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team Wed, 2 Jun 2010 09:58:58 EST Welcome ATTERODOMINATUS <em>235</em> to the Victoriana Team <em>214</em> Tue, 1 Jun 2010 14:16:52 EST Welcome TUESDAY19 <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team we are pleased to meet you. Fri, 21 May 2010 22:11:09 EST 5-16 Quiz of the day <link><BR>cc40.html </link> <BR> <BR> 8/20 Sun, 16 May 2010 19:54:02 EST Going on vacation Hello, Just wanted to let you know I am going away for a few days, I won't be back till Wednesday or Thursday, playing it by ear on that. <BR> <BR> Would you all do me a favor? If someone new joins would you all please welcome the newbies. <BR> <BR> I am going to meet Pixie who is on this team, and I am very excited. Fri, 14 May 2010 15:45:47 EST 5-11 Quiz of the day <link><BR>86efa8.html </link> Tue, 11 May 2010 11:07:35 EST 5-7 Quiz of the day <link><BR>518.html </link> <BR> <BR> 3 right for me. Fri, 7 May 2010 23:06:04 EST 5-5 Quiz of the day <link><BR>20328.html </link> Wed, 5 May 2010 15:56:38 EST 5-3 Quiz of the Day I am sorry I am late in posting this. Here it is: <BR> <BR> <link><BR>a5ecc8.html </link> Mon, 3 May 2010 22:50:03 EST Welcome JENNYHOLLYWOOD <em>235</em> to the Victoriana Team. <em>214</em> Sun, 2 May 2010 12:35:16 EST 5-1 QOTD <link><BR>01b92968.html </link> <BR> <BR> 4 out of 10. first and seventh question I am sure everyone will get. Just assuming though. Sat, 1 May 2010 14:51:48 EST History in Focus: The Victorian Era The Crimean War <BR> Winfried Baumgart <BR> <BR> The Crimean War extended into the Baltic, the White Sea, and even the Pacific. Baumgart argues that if the war had continued after 1856, the First World War would have taken place 60 years earlier. Not only were the five great European powers directly or indirectly involved; but all the smaller European states that had remained neutral sooner or later confronted the question of whether to join the fray or to stay outside. Ultimately the fight... Fri, 30 Apr 2010 07:34:15 EST 4-30 QOTD <link><BR>524eb690.html </link> Fri, 30 Apr 2010 07:28:46 EST 4-29 QOTD Literature. I hope you gals know some about Bram Stokers Dracula. Here it comes. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>4bed878.html </link> <BR> <BR> 6/15 <BR> <BR> So much for reading books. I can't remember anything hehe. Wed, 28 Apr 2010 13:46:32 EST QOTD 4-27 <link><BR>12f48.html </link> Tue, 27 Apr 2010 07:27:46 EST Goodies hello everyone, Just wanted to let you all know that I have not forgotten about your goodies for huddeling, I will send them out later tonight, I have been ill this week end and trying to play spark catch up now and work on this house some. Sun, 25 Apr 2010 12:32:43 EST QOTD 4-25 Todays question is this: <BR> <BR> <link><BR>514eb1f0.html </link> Sun, 25 Apr 2010 09:09:24 EST QOTD 4-23 Literature <BR> The Legend of Sleepy Hallow by Washington Irving <BR> <BR> <link><BR>719243c0.html </link> <BR> <BR> oi. I got to find easier quizzes 3/10 Sat, 24 Apr 2010 21:18:38 EST QOTD 4-23 <link><BR>314f3440.html </link> Fri, 23 Apr 2010 07:55:58 EST QOTD 4-22 I hope you like this one. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>02370748.html </link> Thu, 22 Apr 2010 21:27:59 EST QOTD 4-21 This quiz isn't about movies its about the life of the Victorian Era. Its fascinating. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>81c1a2c8.html </link> <BR> <BR> I scored 8/10 Wed, 21 Apr 2010 12:21:55 EST Welcome KLEONIKI <em>235</em> to the Victoriana Team, Please enjoy yourself as you step back in time to a more gentle era, and please feel free to start any topics related to that era. <em>214</em> Mon, 19 Apr 2010 16:21:52 EST QOTD 4*49 Gosh you gals are so smart. You all got yesterdays question right. Mnay golden stars are given out to you gals. <BR> <BR> Today's question: In the movies is the catagory. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>l/quiz.html </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> I took the quiz. I got 10 out of 19. I thought I knew this movie. Mon, 19 Apr 2010 10:56:40 EST QOTD 4-18 New Zealand is the right answer. Gosh you people are so smart. <BR> <BR> Todays question: An anaesthetic was invented by James Young Simpson. What was it? Sun, 18 Apr 2010 10:59:14 EST QOTD 4-17 Answer to yesturdays answer: Lori got that right. Way to go. <BR> <BR> Today's question: <BR> In 1840, this country become part of the British colony through the treaty of Waitangi. What is the name of the country? Sat, 17 Apr 2010 10:29:55 EST QOTD 4-16 You guys were so good and so right about the last question, of course it was Jack the Ripper. <BR> <BR> In 1857 the United Kingdom declared war on Russia, what was the name of the war? Fri, 16 Apr 2010 13:15:13 EST QOTD 4-15 Answer to yesturdays question is the Georgian Period. <BR> <BR> Today's guestion: In 1888 a serial killer mutilated and murdered five or more prostitutes in the streets of London. What was his name? Thu, 15 Apr 2010 07:37:37 EST QOTD 4-14 You are so so right. It is Oliver Twist. A fantastic book. <BR> <BR> Todays question: <BR> <BR> What were the Victorian era preceded by? Wed, 14 Apr 2010 07:24:27 EST Welcome MARYSPHOENIX <em>235</em> to our Victoriana team Mary, Ladies I have been on another team with mary and I invited her to this team to help out to get the team going again, and we also still have our other coleaders Ann, and of course myself, nancy is taking a spark break I believe. <BR> Let us try to get this team going again, The topics about Victoriana are certainly here, and of course you are more then welcome to start your own also. Tue, 13 Apr 2010 00:13:37 EST QOTD 4-12-10 Charles Dickens wrote this story in 1838. It was his second story. Its about a gang of pickpockets in London. What is the name of the book? Tue, 13 Apr 2010 00:06:45 EST Victorian Movies 04/07/10 - 04/13/10 So there are all kinds of Victorian movies out there. Ones that have been released not too long ago include; Sherlock Holmes, Alice in Wonderland...and there was one about Queen Victoria, but I can't remember the exact name. <BR> <BR> What is your favorite Victorian movie and why? Did you love the outfits? Was it strictly period correct? What make you stand up and take notice of that movie? Wed, 7 Apr 2010 12:32:15 EST Louisa May Alcott Please let me know what you think, I would like to read this possibly. <BR> <BR> <link><BR>spx?news=491105&affid=100055& </link> Thu, 1 Apr 2010 12:31:51 EST Victorian Shoes Discussion 3-22-10 to 3-28-10 The 19th Century Shoes were lace-up styles and became popular in the late 1800's and continued into the early decades of the 20th century. The lace-up shoes or boots are higher than the button-up shoes. The reason could have been that laces could be drawn tighter, giving more support for the high top. <BR> <BR> An interesting point regarding Victorian Morality (Victorian Era 1837-1901) is that women's ankles were to be covered to protect them from men's prying eyes. Ironically though, the i... Mon, 22 Mar 2010 18:32:31 EST Victoriana Hair Fashions 3-14-3-20 I have decided to try something new for awhile, in place of the QOTD's that do not seem to be very active. <BR> <BR> I would like to start a new victorian topic, that we can discuss weekly, We can post what we think, or post a link to articles, but I am hoping we can get some discussions going. <BR> <BR> Our first topic for the week of 3-14-10 to 3-20-10 will be the discussion of victorian Hair and hair styles. <BR> <BR> I am thinking of this topic as I have very thin and fine hair, and I ... Sun, 14 Mar 2010 22:55:05 EST QOTD 3-14-10 How many televisions do you have in your home? Sat, 13 Mar 2010 23:22:30 EST QOTD 3-12-10 About how many spark teams do you belong to? Fri, 12 Mar 2010 13:43:32 EST Why did you join this group? What do you like about the Victorian Era? Does the clothing fascinate you? The architecture? Just the ideal of gentility or what? What is within you that Sparks when you think of the Victorian age??? Fri, 12 Mar 2010 10:19:28 EST QOTD 3-11-10 Do you watch soap operas? <BR> If so which ones do you watch? Wed, 10 Mar 2010 21:19:14 EST QOTD 3-10-10 How do you feel about the Toyota situation? Tue, 9 Mar 2010 21:02:35 EST QOTD 3-09-10 Is there a song you used to NOT like cause maybe you were a teenager and you thought it was an old fogie song, (LOL) and now you like it? Mon, 8 Mar 2010 21:24:04 EST Give a goodie I will give a nice team goodie today, for the first 3 ladies who post on the victorian team, on 3 different posts, 3 different victorian subjects. <BR> What do you say? Do we have a challenge? Mon, 8 Mar 2010 00:13:09 EST QOTD 3-08-10 Do you have a favorite quote? If so post it today Sun, 7 Mar 2010 23:32:50 EST Welcome FAIRYCELTIC Hello, and <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team, please enjoy yourself as you visit the threads and step back into a more gentler and graceful era. Looking forward to getting to know you better. <em>214</em> Sun, 7 Mar 2010 20:11:36 EST Welcome MICHELLEEJK <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team, Please feel free to jump in on any threads or start some of your own, Looking forward to getting to know you better Sun, 7 Mar 2010 00:56:45 EST QOTD 3-07-10 How long have you been on spark? Sat, 6 Mar 2010 23:49:05 EST QOTD 3-06-10 Do you prefer carpet or wood floors? Fri, 5 Mar 2010 21:34:21 EST QOTD 3-04-10 Today I am asking this question to go along with what I answered on the tea parlour team question. <BR> <BR> Have you ever seen the movie Rocky Horror? Wed, 3 Mar 2010 20:55:33 EST QOTD 3-03-10 How old were you when you left the nest? Tue, 2 Mar 2010 23:32:52 EST QOTD 3-02-10 What is your favorite spark goodie? <BR> <BR> Sorry if I have asked this before Tue, 2 Mar 2010 15:23:53 EST QOTD3-1-10 What is your favorite part of the day? Sun, 28 Feb 2010 22:26:02 EST QOTD 2-28-10 Do you delete the comments from your spark page after awhile? Sat, 27 Feb 2010 22:15:16 EST QOTD 2-27-10 Do you like to shop? Sat, 27 Feb 2010 14:50:13 EST QOTD 2-26-10 How many clocks do you have in your house? Thu, 25 Feb 2010 20:22:27 EST QOTD 2-25-10 What room of the house do you spark in? Wed, 24 Feb 2010 23:17:47 EST QOTD 2-24-10 Do you subscribe to any magazines? <BR> If so what magazine? Wed, 24 Feb 2010 00:41:28 EST QOTD 2-23-2010 How do you feel about child beauty pageants? Tue, 23 Feb 2010 13:59:49 EST QOTD 2-22-10 Was your life made different by a mentor? Sun, 21 Feb 2010 22:53:33 EST QOTD 2-21-10 Do you think you look like your parents, in between, or another family member? Sat, 20 Feb 2010 20:26:06 EST QOTD 2-17-2010 What is a favorite scent for you? Can be anything? Wed, 17 Feb 2010 00:47:20 EST QOTD 2-16-2010 How do you spend an unexpected day off? Mon, 15 Feb 2010 23:51:03 EST QOTD 2-11-10 Who or what most embodied the late '60s and early '70s or 80's for you? Wed, 10 Feb 2010 21:12:58 EST QOTD 2-09-10 What is your favorite boardgame? Tue, 9 Feb 2010 17:36:35 EST QOTD 2-08-10 What is your favorite meal? Mon, 8 Feb 2010 14:48:58 EST Welcome RAVENLOCKES Hello, and <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team, please enjoy yourself as you visit the threads and step back into a more gentler and graceful era. Looking forward to getting to know you better. <em>214</em> <BR> Mon, 8 Feb 2010 12:27:00 EST QOTD 2-07-10 Have you ever tried any spark recipes? if so can you name one? Sun, 7 Feb 2010 00:06:38 EST QOTD 2-06-10 We've all considered one-hit wonders in music. What about in literature? Who is your favorite one-hit wonder author? Sat, 6 Feb 2010 01:11:11 EST Welcome RMCONWAY501 <em>235</em> to the Victoriana team <em>214</em> Thu, 4 Feb 2010 19:57:35 EST Welcome ROLYPOLYPUDDING Welcome to our little victoriana team, Hope you enjoy yourself here as we step back into a different era in time. Wed, 3 Feb 2010 20:45:42 EST QOTD 2-04-2010 Miep Gies, protector of Anne Frank and her family, died last week at age 100. How far would you go to protect another's life? Wed, 3 Feb 2010 18:30:31 EST QOTD 2-2-2010 What political figure in your lifetime do you believe has made the biggest impact on history? Mon, 1 Feb 2010 23:41:54 EST QOTD 2-01-10 Did you watch the grammys? Sun, 31 Jan 2010 22:31:09 EST