Roll Out the Ole Yule Log! You Will Have a Barrel of Fun! Burning the Yule log is one of the oldest Christmas customs. In fact, it predates Christianity in pagan rituals that eventually merged with Christian holiday traditions in the early Middle Ages.Today, few Americans still follow the Old Wor...
No Matter a Peacock or Partridge it is still in a Pear Tree No matter if you love it or hate it, the "12 Days of Christmas" song is a holiday staple. Sure, you might prefer belting out other beloved Christmas carols like "Feliz Navidad" or Mariah Carey's "All I Want For Christmas Is You," but the...
Spooky, Creepy, Morbid, Yes Christmas Cards!  Some of the Earliest Christmas Cards Were Morbid and Creepy. Santa kidnapping children and murderous mice were par for the course in the Victorian-era Christmas card tradition.In the 19th century, before festive Christmas cards became the norm, Victor...

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My blogs reflect my observations on life, real estate and my own state of the union (Elaine's world). I write my entries as a way to express myself and all the positive and negative aspects of real estate. I also use it to promote my listings and maybe even your enjoyment in reading it.