What are some traditions in Italy?

Although some children receive gifts from Babbo Natale, Father Christmas, on Christmas Eve or morning, most still eagerly await the visit from La Befana. Arriving on January 6, legend has it that La Befana is a witch who heard of the good news of Jesus' birth from the Wise Men. Either unable or u...

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What are some funny things you can put in a Christmas card?

have a wolfing Christmas to you and your family

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When did Americans start celebrating Columbus Day?

The first Columbus Day celebration was held in 1792. New York City celebrated the 300th anniversary of Columbus landing in the New World. In 1892, President Harrison called on the people of the United States to celebrate Columbus Day on the 400th anniversary of the event. Since then we have been ...

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How has the Fourth of July changed throughout the years?

it really didn't change but maybe its because people just celebrate but not think about what the holiday is really about.some think it is only about firecracker...

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What are some traditions and customs associated with Christmas?

Christmas dinner family gets together gift giving

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How did the coal tradition start?

The tradition of teaching children that they would receive a lump of coal in their stockings if they were bad, began in Norway. In Norway, Sinterklaas (St. Nicholas) is a Catholic Bishop accompanied by an enslaved blackamoor named "Zwarte Piet" (Black Peter in English). Complete with black woolly...

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