Christmas Traditions

Christmas Candy Canes History

Everyone drools at the view of the delicious Candy Canes. It is so delicious that many, especially at Christmas, will rush for it. Candy canes are nothing but a stick candy, which has the shape of a cane and is mainly found around Christmas season. Discovered in Germany, this traditional sweet traditionally has its own flavor of peppermint along with red stripes over a white body. Although in modern times Christmas Candy Canes can be found in almost any flavour, including Bacon. Who Invented Candy Canes? The legend begins in 1670 where a Choir Master used strait, stick (unflavoured) candies…

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Christmas Traditions of Argentina

Celebrating Christmas in Argentina includes a convergence of European, American and Hispanic conventions. It is a season for religious celebrations as well as to enjoy gatherings with family and friends. From Europe and America, the to the traditions of Christmas in Argentina include the Christmas Tree, red and white flowers, and the boots of Father Christmas. People even go to the extent of putting cotton on and around Xmas trees and the manger to simulate snow. The decorations on the Christmas tree are meant to produce a spectacular effect through candles or electric lights and other ornaments. Gifts surround the foot of the…

Christmas Traditions

Origin and History of Christmas Trees

Discover the History of Christmas Trees, the meaning and origin of this tradition, from Martin Luther to Rockefeller Plaza. This icon of Christmas brings joy and the spirit to nearly each and every of the millions and millions of homes that celebrate Christmas each year. The History of Christmas Trees as a decoration tradition may have begun as far back as the 7th century when it is said that a monk named Devonshire spent time in a part of Germany we now regard as the birthplace of many modern Christmas traditions (such as Christmas Markets). He used it as a…

Christmas Traditions

History of Mistletoe Decoration and Tradition

Mistletoe is one of the many classic symbols of Christmas. Find out more about it's history and the origin of the Kissing tradition in this article. From Druid priests to Justin Bieber, we've revered this winter evergreen plant for hundreds of years. But how did it come to mean good luck, fortune and happiness for those who kiss beneath it? (Christmas Decoration via Etsy Shop PaperTreeUK) Historical uses of Mistletoe Mistletoe was used by Druid priests 200 years before the birth of Christ in their winter celebrations. They revered the plant since it had no roots yet remained green during…