How Does Santa Come in Without a Chimney? — Christmas Traditions and Where They Came From

This holiday season, millions of American families will be partaking in their annual Christmas traditions. These traditions are passed down from generation to generation and their symbolism and purpose is often lost as the years pass. Here are three of the most common and ancient Christmas traditions that are hardly ever thought twice about. Continue reading “How Does Santa Come in Without a Chimney? — Christmas Traditions and Where They Came From”

The Ancient Origins of Halloween and Pumpkin Carving

Halloween is likely one of the most popular holidays in the United States. According to holidaysights.com, it is estimated that nearly 90% of children wear costumes and participate in Halloween traditions each year. In terms of nation-wide spending, Halloween is second only to Christmas. Continue reading “The Ancient Origins of Halloween and Pumpkin Carving”