In awe of the Christmas Tree, the spiders circled round the adorned evergreen boughs to take in all they could see. When the Christmas Fairy saw the cobwebs the next morn, she. . .
You know Dasher & Dancer & Prancer & Vixen. But do you know where these yuletide traditions originated?
The Yule Log, or Bûche de Noël, is a French Christmas cake, the history of which stretches back before the medieval era. As families gathered to welcome the winter solstice, logs decorated with holly or ivy were burned to cleanse the air of the previous year’s events. The Yule log lived on, but because burning... Continue Reading →