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Love Letters to Home

Our summer focus for the Victoria Classics Book Club, Beatrix Potter, found inspiration in England’s Lake District, where she lived for thirty years. “I...
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Make Soothing Lavender Goat’s Milk Soap

Appreciated for its nourishing properties and rich lather, goat’s milk soap offers calming comfort to skin, and especially when a sprinkle of fragrant lavender...

Letters from Victoria: A Father’s Greatest Legacy

“Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance,” says Ruth E. Renkel. Remembering relationships characterized by abiding love, where life lessons were...
A French Cottage 2020 Preview

A French Cottage 2020 Preview

In this edition of French Cottage—a perennial favorite Victoria Classics issue—Gallic homeowners invite us to explore sanctuaries where self-expression flourishes. One innkeeper and artist’s...
Caring for Roses

10 Tips on Caring for Roses

Growing roses is easier than you might imagine. The key to healthy, fuss-free blooms comes with a little forethought before planting and a focus on prevention...

Five Crafts to Inspire Joy

“To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.” —Kurt Vonnegut There is an...