Tag Archives: Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions with Nana’s Nugget

Jack Frost and Susie Snowflake here need to win an award for the energy they put into their characters.  As you can see the little guy was transfixed (or perhaps totally stunned, notice the grip on his stroller tray) by … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions Past

For Throwback Thursday I decided to pull out some images from Christmas Traditions in St. Charles, Missouri past.   And my favorite “Santa” Julenisse and his goat Yuley.  This year’s Julenisse is a ginger with a full red real beard.

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Even the bicycles get into the Christmas Traditions

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Hey lady! Do you know there are candles on your head?

Our whole gang – three adults, one teenager, one pre-teen and the sweet little nugget – went to the St. Charles, Missouri Christmas Traditions event one afternoon.  My son was a bit nonchalant about the whole thing while the rest … Continue reading

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One of these things is not like the others…

And happened to be hawking roasted chestnuts that were being sold right across the lane; awfully good balancing act going on too!  

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Pere Noel

Père Noël (French pronunciation: [pɛʁ nɔ.ɛl]), “Father Christmas”, sometimes called Papa Noël (“Daddy Christmas”), is a legendary gift-bringer at Christmas in France and other French-speaking areas, identified with the Father Christmas and/or Santa Claus of English-speaking territories. Though they were traditionally … Continue reading

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Buy a flower?

Can’t put my finger on what character she was portraying in the realm of the Christmas Traditions but I know it has something to do with Dickens.  

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