Holiday Traditions

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A few ridiculous (and not so ridiculous) traditions celebrated at my house around the Holidays. [Read more...]

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Dionysus at Yuletide

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There are a whole host of deities that are honored in the early Winter, but in the customs and lore of Yuletide I always seem to find the face of Dionysus. [Read more...]

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Things I Hate About the Holidays

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Bah Humbug! I generally love the Holiday season, but there are always a few things about it that bother me. [Read more...]

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Taking Back Pagan Things: A Yule Ritual

"Roman Saturnalia" by John Reinhard_Weguelin (From WikiMedia)

A ritual celebrating the pagan holiday traditions loved by so many people this time of year. [Read more...]

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The Krampus

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The world seems to be undergoing a full-scale Krampus revival, but where did he come from? (Hint, it’s not the North Pole.) [Read more...]

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A Pagan Celebrating Christmas

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I’m a Pagan who celebrates Christmas, I know that bothers a few folks out there but I think my reasons for celebrating it are valid. Holidays are what we make of them, and at my house we continue to make Christmas memories. [Read more...]

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4 Things People Say At Christmas (That Are Most Likely Wrong)

The world's first commercially produced Christmas card, designed by John Callcott Horsley for Henry Cole in 1843.  From WikiMedia.

The Holidays are a popular time for misinformation, and most of it’s spread with the best of intentions. It’s fun to think that Jesus and Horus are brothers or that Santa is more mushroom trip than Saint Nicholas, but that doesn’t make it true. [Read more...]

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The Best Yuletide Cartoons

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For many of us “Christmas Cartoons” are a part of the Holiday Season. The best Yuletide specials appeal to both adults and children, and often feature “Pagan friendly” stories and messages. From Rudolph to Krampus we pick the best Holiday cartoons! [Read more...]

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Pagan Things Made By Pagans For Pagans

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Instead of hitting the big box stores this holiday season, how about supporting Pagan and Pagan-friendly artisans and entrepreneurs? From soap to jewelry to edibles we’ve got you covered this Yuletide! It’s the perfect shopping list if your coven plays Secret Befana! [Read more...]

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Midwinter: Light in the Darkness

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The Holiday Season has many reasons for celebration, but Yule is where my heart and spirit reside. The message of the Lord and Lady can be especially powerful in the darkness of Winter’s long night. [Read more...]

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