History of Christmas
A photo gallery about the origin and history of the Christmas colors, red, green and gold.
The Legend of the Christmas spider. How to make.
The history and origins of Christmas is neither plain nor clear, but much can be found with patience. One researchers conclusions.
Many of our Christmas traditions began with the Celtic culture and traditions.
This is a brief video introduction to my collection of vintage Christmas trees and decorations, which span the decades between 1920 and 1960. It's accompanied by "Oh Christmas Tree" played on an 1848 Regina...
Let's take a look at the history and beauty of the Poinsettia, the Holly, and the Mistletoe. Some of these Christmas plants' roots (no pun intended) may surprise and delight you this holiday season.
Looking back at the Christmas holiday traditions, we are reminded not only of the birthday of Jesus, but of all the other iconic symbols and practices spanning the centuries that have also become associated with the...
Why do we bring evergreens like holly and ivy into our homes at Christmas? Travel back into our past to see why holly and ivy are such Christmas favourites!
Crackers were invented in 1847 by London confectionary Tom Smith. Inspired by the French sweet 'Bon Bon' Tom went on to create one of the most popular Christmas traditions in English history.
It was only through my fascination of mythology and horror that I stumbled across the story of Krampus. Before I go on, I would like you to know that this tradition has been resurrected in Austria recently. The Catholic...
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