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
You may recall seeing trees and shrubs wrapped up in burlap as you drive through a residential area. Over the years, I’ve seen fewer of these and began to wonder why people do it and others don’t.Read More
Candy canes are so Christmas. Like so many Christmas traditions they have a nearly unfathomable history, that goes back to Germany.