www.knittedbliss.com My Favourite Articles and Links This Week These gigantic crocheted urchins are so beautiful!! I wish I could see them in person. Knitting as espionage during World War I and II. 1

Pin Ups and Link Love: My Favourite Things This Week (Knitted Bliss)

These light and fluffy Orange Creamsicle Cup cakes are filled with a marshmallowy creme filling and topped with a sweet orange vanilla cream cheese frosting! It’s like eating an Orange Creamsicle in cupcake form!

Myrna Loy presidential campaign interview :: Muncie and Delaware County Films and Videos

Myrna Loy presidential campaign interview :: Muncie and Delaware County Films and Videos

WWI British and German soldiers exchange cigarettes, gifts, and addresses during Christmas Truce, 1914

WWI British and German soldiers exchange cigarettes, gifts, and addresses during Christmas Truce, 1914 [361x400]

German soldier giving a cigarette to an English soldier, Christmas Eve, 1914 (The Christmas Truce)

An amazing photo to have all Four British kings .  From left to right: Prince George (later George V), Prince Edward (later Edward VIII), Prince Albert (later George VI) and King Edward VII....

Historical British Monarchs Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

Four British kings. From left to right: Prince George (later George V), Prince Edward (later Edward VIII), Prince Albert (later George VI) and King Edward VII. Prince Albert (later George VI) is father to the present Queen Elizabeth.

Washable Sanitary Pads used in the days before World War I, when the disposables were invented from cotton medical bandages left over after the war.

Cloth pad tutorial (I pinned this one for the way it is folded up, figured it would be a good way to transport the used pad until it is able to be washed) a topic thats often overlooked when it comes to prepping - homemade_sanitary_pads

German soldiers take a moment to decorate the trenches in celebration of Christmas during World War I.

21 Photos Of People Being Wonderful Throughout History

"German soldiers take a moment to decorate the trenches in celebration of Christmas during World War I." _____________________________The soldiers utilize the landscape to instill a sense of holiday celebratory spirit, despite the atmosphere of war.

Over ninety years ago during World War I, British and German soldiers put down their weapons, walked out into the desolation of No-Man’s Land and shook hands. This was the Christmas cease fire of 1914.        In a moment unique to the First World War, troops were given a moment of respite from the horrors of the war when soldiers exchanged gifts, looked at each others’ family photographs and played friendly games of football with the enemy.

During the Christmas Truce of German and British soldiers play a game of soccer in the “no man’s land” between trenches. Not an actual photo from the event, but you get the picture.

British soldiers in a trench in France make merry with paper hats from Christmas crackers while a sentry uses a mirror to keep watch on no man’s land, 1916.

The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

The Most Powerful Images Of World War I British soldiers in a trench in France make merry with paper hats from Christmas crackers while a sentry uses a mirror to keep watch on no man’s land, 1916

Original Salvation Army ...World War 1 Donut #recipe | Justapinch.com

Original Salvation Army ...World War 1 Donut

This WWI-themed Christmas ad is blowing up the Internet | Rare   This really happened. Why can't we all just get along?

This WWI-themed Christmas ad is blowing up the Internet

The Sainsbury Christmas commercial makes me cry no matter how many times I watch it.

New York Times bestselling author Hazel Gaynor has joined with Heather Webb to create this unforgettably romantic novel of the Great War. August 1914. England is at war. As Evie Elliott watches her brother, Will, and his best friend, Thomas Harding, depart for the front, she believes--as everyone does--that it will be over by Christmas, when the trio plan to celebrate the holiday among the romantic cafes of Paris. But as history tells us, it all happened so differently... Evie and Thomas…

Historical Fiction World War I Fiction. Last Christmas in Paris: A Novel of World War I by Hazel Gaynor & Heather Webb.

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