Kristin Holt

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USA Today Bestselling Author

I recall the winter of my first grade year, basking in the heat from our fireplace in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Dad read aloud Madeline L'Engle's A WRINKLE IN TIME and Mom peeled orange segments for us to enjoy. That was the definitive moment I fell in love with fiction.

I write frequent articles about the nineteenth century American West–every subject of possible interest to readers, amateur historians, authors… as all of these tidbits surfaced while researching for my books. I also blog monthly here, at Sweet Americana Sweethearts.

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USA Today Bestselling Author Kristin Holt: Sweet Americana Sweethearts Contributing Author

To see my articles posted here, on Sweet Americana Sweethearts, click on the images below:

Kristin Holt | Christmas Puppies in Victorian America
Kristin Holt | Mincemeat: Victorian America
Kristin Holt | Marvelous Changes Wrought in the Nineteenth Century
Kristin Holt | Victorian-America's Crabapple Jelly and Preserves
Kristin Holt | Victorian Housekeeping: Washing Blankets

Kristin Holt | Victorian America's Ice Cream Saloons
Kristin Holt | Victorian America's Boot Jacks
Kristin Holt | Victorian America's Strawberries

Kristin Holt | Economical Victorian Housekeeping
Kristin Holt | Surprising Victorian Multiple Births
Kristin Holt | Victorian Courtship Advice (1883)
Kristin Holt | Victorian New Year's Resolutions
Kristin Holt | Victorian-Americans Cure Baldness and fight gray hair
Kristin Holt | Victorian Ladies Ride Tricycles
Kristin Holt | Marry Me Again (American Victroain-era)
Kristin Holt | Sources of Victorian-era FALSE HAIR
Kristin Holt | Late Victorian-Era Beauty Secrets
Kristin Holt | Beauty Penalized (Victorian United States)
Kristin Holt | Keep Your Victorian Moustache Nice
Kristin Holt | The Victorian-American Mother-in-Law
Kristin Holt | Victorian Hair Receiver

 Kristin Holt | Victorian-American Wedding Anniversary Parties

Kristin holt | Madam, is that a Duck on your hat? (Victorian Hats 1880s, decorated with feathers)

 Kristin Holt | How to Make Vinegar Like a Victorian by Kristin Holt

 Kristin Holt | Victorian-American Christmas Figgy (or Plum) Pudding

Kristin Holt | Victorian Witches 

Kristin Holt | Housekeeping: Women's Work

Kristin Holt | Lemon Cookies Recipe from The Boston Globe on Dec. 15, 1895. Demonstrated by Author Kristin Holt.

  Kristin Holt | Keep Her From Crying Off (1880), Victorian-era Courtship, Engagement, and Marriage

 Kristin Holt | Marry for True Love or Riches, 1886

Kristin Holt | Courtship: A Glimpse Into Paradise

 Nutmeg and Victorian Baking by USA Today Bestselling Author Kristin Holt

Kristin Holt | Victorian Rice Pudding Recipes
Kristin Holt | Brief Victorian Engagements

  Kristin Holt | Courtship After Marriage, 1886

  Kristin Holt | Economic Victorian Dining: Croquettes

  Kristin Holt | Curing Colds: 1881 to 1901

  Kristin Holt | Thanksgiving Dishes in Victorian America

  Kristin Holt | Books in Thanksgiving Books & Blessings Collection, True to 1887

 Kristin Holt | Victorian Era Personals... no privacy!

Kristin Holt | Victorian Folding Chairs

 Kristin Holt | Introducing Dr. Henry Merritt & Dr. Isabella Pattison, Leading Characters in Isabella's Calico Groom

 Kristin Holt | Calico Ball Invitations: Printed on Calico?

Kristin Holt | May Day Oddities in the Victorian United States

 Kristin Holt | Victorian Watermelon Cake: Everything Old is New Again

Kristin Holt | How to Get a Husband

 Kristin Holt | Victorian Fare: Corn Cake, Corn Bread, & Johnny Cake

Kristin Holt | Old West Employment: Well Beyond Sheriff, Livery Owner, Saloon Keeper, Cowboy and Rancher

Kristin Holt | Victorian Bad Hair Day, a.k.a. Turkey Gravy Mistaken for Hair Oil
Kristin Holt | A Victorian American Halloween (The Witching Eve)

Kristin Holt | How Emigrants Live on their way across the Continent ~ 1877

Kristin Holt | Victorian Americans and Vulgar Language
Kristin Holt | Victorian Courtship: Love in Pa's Hat, 1880
Kristin Holt | Rapid Wooing: Courted and Married All Inside of Twenty-four Hours, 1891

Kristin Holt | Modern Lovers Have New Ways 1902

Kristin Holt | Wild, Wild West, An Example

Kristin Holt | Victorian America and Easter Eggs

Kristin Holt | Spring Cleaning, Victorian Style... the wallpaper?
Kristin Holt | Victorian Lady Lawyers

Kristin Holt | Release Day: Pleasance's First Love

Kristin Holt | Cowboy Quilts: Sugans

Kristin Holt | Pioneer Quilting Bees

Kristin Holt | Victorian Mourning Etiquette

Kristin Holt | Street Car Etiquette, 1889

Kristin Holt | Matrimonial Offer, Latest New York Style, 1851

Kristin Holt | Speaking Trumpet, the bullhorn of the 19th century

Kristin Holt | Victorian America's Sense of Humor

Kristin Holt | Matrimonial Fool and His Money

Kristin Holt | Leap Into Love the Victorian Way

Kristin Holt | Victorian America Observes Mother's Day

Kristin Holt | Victorian America & April Fool's Day

Kristin Holt | Creating Twin Book Covers

Kristin Holt | WANTED: Midwife Bride

Kristin Holt | Victorian New Year Celebrations

Kristin Holt | Boss of the Plains, by Stetson

Kristin Holt | Just How Romantic Can a Sweet Romance Be?

Kristin Holt | Yeast, Bread, and Bakeries: Old West Style

Kristin Holt | America's Victorian Era Love Letters

Kristin Holt | Five Things I Learned From Writing The Menace Takes a Bride

I've written and posted many more articles about the American Old West. Here's the link to my own site's cache of historical articles for readers of Western Historical Romances and for amateur historians alike.
Kristin Holt | Historical Articles by USA Today Bestselling Author Kristin Holt

Updated November 2020
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