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Christmas Traditions

Have you ever wondered where some of your favorite holiday traditions come from? From Santa Claus to the Christmas tree, we’re here to help you find the answers you’re looking for.
Decorated Christmas Tree With Ornaments & Ribbon
Why Do We Decorate Pine Trees at Christmas?
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Christmas Nativity Scene
What is the History of the Nativity Scene?
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Santa Claus & Little Child
Who is Santa Claus and Where did He Come From?
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Stockings on Mantel in Family Room
Why Do We Hang Stockings at Christmas?
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Christmas Themed Train Advent Calendar
What is an Advent Calendar and How Do We Use it for Christmas?
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Christmas Nutcracker
How Did Nutcrackers Become a Christmas Tradition?
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Bird's Nest in Pine Tree
What’s the Significance of a Bird’s Nest at Christmas?
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Candy Canes Shaped Into A Heart
Why Do We Eat Candy Canes at Christmas?
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Christmas Card
Who Invented the Christmas Card?
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Christmas Themed Statues
Why Do We Sing Carols at Christmas?
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Christmas Elf with Gifts
Why are Elves Associated with Christmas?
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Christmas Gifts Wrapped with Ribbon
Why Do We Exchange Gifts at Christmas?
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Gold Star Christmas Tree Topper
What’s the Significance of the Christmas Star?
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Lumps of Coal
What Does it Mean to Get a Lump of Coal in your Stocking?
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Eggnog & Christmas Themed Desserts
What is Eggnog? How did it Originate?
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Elf on the Shelf
What is Elf on the Shelf?
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Christmas Themed Fruitcake
Why Do We Give Fruitcake During the Holidays?
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Christmas Mistletoe
Why Do We Kiss Under the Mistletoe at Christmas?
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Outdoor Light Decorated With Christmas Ribbon & Garland
What’s the Story of the North Pole?
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Christmas Pickles
What’s the Story Behind the Christmas Pickle?
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Gold Reindeer Decoration
How Did Reindeer Become a Symbol of Christmas?
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