A statue of Saint Nicholas in Myra, Turkey.
December 5 is Saint Nicholas’ Day. He was the original Father Christmas whom we call Santa Claus today. 336 more words
One of the most recognizable Dutch cookies is speculoos – and we are definitely fans of these cinnamon and nutmeg spiced cookies. Speculoos are particularly… 134 more words
By Karen Jurgens
Joyeux Noël! Having always been a French teacher, I can’t help but mix in a little of France with my Christmas traditions. I enjoyed creating aspects of Christmas in France every year for my students, from the traditional carols we sang to the midnight Christmas feast and even the stocking and candy game we played as a gift exchange. 552 more words