Tinsel, Tumbleweeds, and Star-Spangled Celebrations: Holidays on the Frontier from New Years to Christmas
Holidays on the frontier were a time for celebration, stopping work and chores, and honoring their purpose. The book includes stories of all the biggest celebrations, including traditions, food, songs, games, and other fun tidbits. Fifty food and drink recipes and the rules for typical parlor games of the time are included along with sidebars on common gifts of the time. First-hand accounts, newspaper articles, journals, photos, and Victorian memorabilia complete the package.