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Vaile Mansion

Passport To Christmas at the Vaile Mansion

A rare jewel of Second-Empire architecture, the circa-1881 Vaile Mansion sparkles brightest during Yuletide. The beloved Independence, Missouri, landmark closes its doors to guests...
How to Decorate Your Exteriors for the Holidays

How to Decorate Your Exteriors for Christmas

Whether ambitiously extravagant or spare and refined, fresh garlands and wreaths have always been classic hallmarks of Christmas. Perhaps it is winter’s dormancy that...
Friday Five: Season's Greetings

Friday Five: Season’s Greetings

One of the treasured delights of Yuletide is exchanging correspondence with loved ones near and far. Perhaps the only bliss greater than sitting fireside...
Thanksgiving table

Happy Thanksgiving from Victoria magazine!

Happy Thanksgiving to our wonderfully gracious readers. As we take time today to celebrate an abundance of gifts, we extend our deepest gratitude to...
Tea Pleasures 2015

Special Tea Issue from Victoria magazine

The gracious art of tea is a sacred tradition enjoyed by many all over the world. We celebrate this wonderful ritual in our newest...
Eagle and Child pub

Letters from Victoria: An Evening with Mr. Lewis

As a child, my parents read to me constantly. Little House on the Prairie, Heidi, Black Beauty, The Secret Garden, Little Women, The Wind...