Posts Tagged ‘st. nicholas’

Jolly ‘ol St. Nick & the Three Gifts

I figure if I’m yapping about St. Nicholas, then I might as well share how we give gifts around here, too. At our house, we believe. If you want to know how I made peace with Santa, go for it. Here’s the most important thing to know about Santa/St. Nicholas. However you choose to celebrate him…

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Advent: Feast of St. Nicholas

This has been a family favorite for a long time.  December 6 is the Feast of St. Nicholas.  On the eve of his feast day (the evening of December 5), the kids put out their shoes and carrots for St. Nick’s horses.  When they awake, they find a candy cane and their Christmas pajamas.  This year,…

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{Advent} Feast of St. Nick

Long before the Santa Claus as we know him appeared on the scene, there was the original.  St. Nicholas.  I have friends who celebrate one or the other, both and neither.  We fall somewhere in the middle.  You might want to re-read this recent post I did about making peace with the man in red.…

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