History of Christmas Traditions Continued

History of Christmas Traditions Continued

This week is the final countdown to the nation’s most celebrated (and most decorated) holiday of the year. By this time, nearly all adornments have been completed, adding cheer and festive enhancements to homes throughout Wisconsin. Last week’s blog examined the history behind the tradition of evergreens at Christmas time, ...

Christmas and Winter Holiday Traditions around the World: Part 1

Christmas and Winter Holiday Traditions around the World: Part 1

Christmas time brings with it so many familiar customs and traditions, many of which were handed down within our families. Wreaths, Christmas trees, caroling, yuletide logs, mistletoe, baking cookies, stockings and so many more traditional decorations and activities associated with Christmas are still commonly enjoyed today. How they became popular ...

Colby Construction, Delafield Lake Home Builders, holiday inspiration

Lighting up the Holidays with Candlelight

It seems each year there are attempts to extend the Christmas season, fueled no doubt by the retail industry and their reliance on holiday shopping. There are definitely plenty of props, decorations and reminders already in evidence before Thanksgiving arrives. While it is great fun to get in the spirit ...