Singing or chanting was part of the earliest societies. Of course, the Pagans, from whom much of the Christmas traditions can be traced, sang.Read More
The Father of the Christmas Card is regarded as Sir Henry Cole, of London, England. He was a very popular man and he needed a way to respond to all of his correspondence. He commissioned the first card by John Callcott HRead More
“I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus Underneath the Mistletoe Last Night” are words we all know. But we probably don’t know too much about the plant. It has a deep history, that sort of makes sense that it is associated witRead More
Superstitions are things we believe or things we do to make life better for us.Read More
There are really two stories here – 1) when and what are the twelve days of Christmas and 2) what’s with the silly song.
This article being sent on December 13th is hinting Christmas eve being in 12 more days.Read More
Poinsettias have been part of Christmas since the 16th century. According to legend, a poor young Mexican girl, named Maria, was told by Angels to gather poinsettia plans and place them in the church. They soon turned red.Read More
What really are these original gifts of Christmas that the Wise Men brought?
Both are from tree sap.Read More
This Christmas symbol is new to me.
I only have vague memories of ever seeing this decoration.Read More