Everyone knows of Santa, his elves, and his reindeer, but what about the Christmas witches? Learn about Berchta, La Befana, and the Baker's Dozen Witch and their Christmas stories.
The Legend of the Christmas spider. How to make.
Have you ever wondered where the first Christmas card came from? Many Christmas traditions originate from the Victorian era. Henry Cole was too busy to sit and write
Let's take a look at the history and beauty of the Poinsettia, the Holly, and the Mistletoe. Some of these Christmas plants' roots may surprise and delight you this holiday season.
Heirloom recipes with pure ingredients are sometimes the most delicious. They are also fun to rediscover and introduce to your guests. The hint of apple cider vinegar in our Vinegar Pie is wonderful as it mixes with other flavors. Or how about Kentucky “Transparent Pie”?
A brief introduction to St. Nicholas and his associations with Christmas
In the Christian bible, there are many times that spirit beings named angels are referred to, and are part of the overall narrative that emerged through the story, which was told over thousands of years. Even so, only two angels are ever mentioned...
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 Church had a very definite opinion of Krampus and had done their very best to...
Though Christmas is designed to honor the birth of Christ, much of the winter holiday is heavily rooted in the pagan customs of Europe.
People hear about Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer, but they don't know as much about the other reindeer pulling Santa's sleigh.