Holiday Traditions

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

Dionysus at Yuletide

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…]

Things I Hate About the Holidays

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

Taking Back Pagan Things: A Yule Ritual

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

The Krampus

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…]

(More) Pagan Things Made by Pagans For Pagans

The (not quite) perfect holiday gift guide featuring Pagan things made by Pagans for Pagans! Perfect for the coven, grove, or circle that enjoys playing Secret Krampus! [Read more…]

Finding Pagan Space . . . In January

January can be a difficult time of year. Yuletide has ended but Imbolc is still weeks away. How does one find their Pagan center during Winter’s longest month? [Read more…]

Celebrating Yule

I’ve always thought of Yuletide as the “most Pagan” of all holiday seasons. So many cherished holiday customs have survived from pagan antiquity into the present day and Midwinter is full of Pagan and secular stuff that makes for great rituals and celebrations. [Read more…]

A Pagan Celebrating Christmas

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…]

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

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…]