Windows 8 and Christmas

    And then there was Windows 8… my head hurts. Why talk about a geeky operating system on a Christmas website?  Many…

    Christmas villages create your own tiny world of wonder.

    With a little help from Wikipedia, let’s start with the history of Christmas villages: The tradition of decorative Christmas villages…

    About those Christmas stockings. Does anyone really wear them?

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    What’s so special about the North Pole and why would anyone live there?

    We got some help from as well as Santa for this page First, the official definition The Earth’s axis…

    What’s up with the pickle ornament and all the history behind it?

    we got some help from and  It’s a lovely story. Except for some small details: St. Nicholas traditionally comes…

    Where did Santa and the legend really come from?

    We got a little help from on good old Santa The legend of Santa Claus can be traced back…

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    Until Christmas

    (the most magical day of the year)

    Until the Reveal

    (typically just after Thanksgiving)

    Now this is a light show!


    What an Outdoor Display!

    Silent Monks Singing