The Legend of the Christmas spider. How to make.
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...
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
A brief introduction to St. Nicholas and his associations with Christmas
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.
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”?
Christmas, the Official Birthday of Jesus celebrates the turning of the dark side of the year at the winter solstice with traditions that go back to Ancient Rome and its end of year festivals.
Not sure if Ol' Kris attended that Ivy League institution on the banks of the Charles River, but he might well have.
Linking Jesus Christ to pagan, even satanic, holy days has done a great disservice to both him, and humanity who so desperately needs him. His name is routinely used as a curse while the life he lived is ignored or mocked. Christmas contributes to the problem. I'll tell you how in this article.
Whether you just celebrate Christmas day or all twelve days, you might want to know about more about this most popular holiday.