Tuesday, November 30, 2010
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Sunday, November 28, 2010
I do have a green pickle Christmas ornament...I knew parts of the story...I was researching it and found this article on line...I thought it is interesting and I wanted to share it with you...make sure you get a green pickle :)
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Friday, November 26, 2010
Thursday, November 25, 2010
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Tuesday, November 23, 2010
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Thursday, November 18, 2010
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
I found this explanation online...this is how I remember the Belsnickel (Knecht Ruprecht)...he was a mean looking guy!!!
I remember, I was 6 years old and I was petrified of him, especially as he came to my house...I will NEVER forget this incident! My Parents booked St. Nikolaus and his Knecht Ruprecht...they come on the 6th of December of each year...I remember as they came to my house I was hiding behind a small sofa and hoped he would not call my name LOL BUT he did...so I was standing in front of St. Nikolaus and Knecht Ruprecht (German for Belsnickel) and he told me all the good and bad things I did over the year...OMG I was so scared...I almost cried and I was so relieved as they left...I told my Parents I would be good ALWAYS he he
It is so amazing how each country celebrates Christmas differently...as an example, in Germany we put our boots out on the 6th of December and St. Nikolaus will put nuts, candies and oranges in the boots...in the evening of December 24 the Christkind is coming...I attached some pics I found online...it is of the Nuernberger Christkindle Market...very famous! I had been to this place many times...it is about 1 hour away from my hometown.
On the 2nd picture you can see the *Christkind* she brings the kids the gifts...awww I want to be a kid again...oh and in Germany we are celebrating Christmas for 3 days and most people put their Christmas tree up 1 or 2 days before or on Christmas eve...
Hopefully you liked my little story :)
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Tuesday, November 16, 2010
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