The Yule Blog
Twas The Night Before: Why Do We Celebrate Christmas Eve?
December 20, 2023
Explore the enchanting origins and timeless traditions that make Christmas Eve a cherished and magical prelude to the joyous celebration of Christmas Day.Read More
Wrapping Paper Tradition: Why Do We Wrap Christmas Gifts?
Unwrap the intriguing history of Christmas gift wrapping, delving into its festive origins, evolution, and the psychological joy of surprise.
December 18, 2023
Fruitcake: A Dense History from Mocked to Masterpiece
Explore the rich & often misunderstood history of fruitcakes and their association with the Christmas holiday season.
December 15, 2023
Elf Squad Kitchen: A Fruitcake Recipe You'll Love, Actually
Just because it's Christmas and at Christmas you bake, here's an easy fruitcake recipe that will have you saying to yourself "to me, you are perfect"
December 15, 2023
How Christmas Cards Became A Hallmark Of The Holidays
From Victorian origins and early commercialization to contemporary significance and modern trends, we put our stamp on the rich history and evolution of Christmas cards.
December 13, 2023
Merry Everything! How To Add More Inclusive Holiday Decor To Your Business
Discover how businesses can foster inclusivity during the holiday season by incorporating secular colors & representing diverse traditions to create a welcoming display.
December 9, 2023
Christmas Tree Toppers: A Holiday History From The Top Down
What's on top of your Tree? Discover the festive history of Christmas tree toppers, from traditional stars and angels to modern floral pick arrangements.
December 8, 2023
Illuminating Traditions: Celebrating Hanukkah Holiday Decor
Explore the evolution of Hanukkah decor, from its symbolic origins to modern innovations, including oversized LED menorahs in commercial settings.
December 6, 2023
Krampusnacht: Celebrating Santa's Dark Counterpart
Uncover the mysterious origins and contemporary significance of Krampus, the dark companion to St. Nicholas, and the tradition of December 5th Krampusnacht celebrations.
December 4, 2023
Countdown To Christmas: Who Made The First Advent Calendar?
Countdown the history and global impact of advent calendars, from Gerhard Lang's 19th-century invention to modern-day Christmas traditions.
November 29, 2023