Boxing Day is the day after Christmas. It may feel like Christmas is over, but historically or traditionally, it was the second day of twelve of Christmastide.
The history of this day, and what it has become, is unclear.Read More
The burning of a Yule log was part of the Christmas traditions wherever you needed heat and light this time of year – the northern hemisphere.Read More
Christmas Countdown - Day 23 - Christmas Elves – a little thing tucked into of our Christmas traditions.
There seems to have always been littles elves around - these little creatures, male and female, with some magical powers. They were immortal. They lived in forests and mountains, or maybe down the well. They guarded our homes.Read More
December 21st is the day of winter solstice this year. Some years it can be the 20th or 22nd, generally will occur about 6 hours later each year, with a jump of a day (backwards) on leap years.Read More
Snow is certainly part of the image of Christmas.
Baby Jesus didn’t see snow but he may have sometime in his life since snow is found in the mountains in Israel.Read More
Today’s the day – it’s Ugly Christmas Sweater Day – the third Friday in December.Read More