Posts Tagged ‘Christmas traditions’

How Did the Fruitcake Become so Popular For Holidays?

Who hasn’t tasted a fruitcake? If you have browsed through a holiday gift display in your local department store, you have most certainly seen a fruitcake or two in the offering. A fruitcake is almost always included on a holiday dessert menu and can usually be found tucked away in a corner at a holiday [...]

How Christmas Is Celebrated Around The World

Christmas as we know it today is a Victorian invention of the 1860s. Probably the most celebrated holiday in the world, our modern Christmas is a product of hundreds of years of both secular and religious traditions from around the globe.
‘God Jul!’
Most people in Scandinavian countries honor St. Lucia (also known as St. Lucy) each year [...]

The History of Christmas

Do you know the history of Christmas?  There are very few people in the world today who do not know what the Christmas holiday is all about.  Christmas, as we know it today, is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, which happened over 2000 years ago.  The word “Christmas” translates to “Mass Of Christ”.   [...]