Traditions of Christmas: The Date of Christmas

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We know that Jesus was not born on December 25th, so why do we celebrate his birthday on this date? The exact birthday of Jesus is unknown. Scholars believe that he may have been born sometime in either spring or … Continued

History of Christmas Recipes: Gingerbread Cookies

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Making gingerbread, whether it is cookies or houses, has become a popular Christmas past time for many families. According to Rhonda Massingham Hart’s Making Gingerbread Houses, the first known recipe for gingerbread came from Greece in 2400 BC. An Armenian … Continued