Expensive gifts will not make the best Christmas. Good memories will last longer and mean so much more.
So, it is almost Christmas again, and time for the mad panic that it always causes as we rush around for cards and presents. That means it’s also time for my first Christmas blog, all about the origins of the special day. The word ‘Christmas’ comes from the Old English term ‘Cristes Mæsse’, meaning the ‘Mass of Christ’. The story of Christmas, as we all know, begins with the birth of a baby in Bethlehem. Many believe that Christ was born on the 25th, although the exact month is unknown. December could well have been chosen so the Catholic Church…
With Christmas rushing towards us now, are you wondering what’s happening at 420 High School? We rejoin the wonderfully laid-back staff of 420 High, home of the Tokers, at the start of the Wrestling season. The holidays are upon us. What could go wrong? Gary Winstead’s tongue-in-cheek comic book series illustrated by Inetta Paola continues the story as the staff prepare to engage in a winter wrestling competition, aided by the ever-present Doobie. Buy here on Amazon!
Time to begin to celebrate Christmas with Garson the Dragon! We have coloring pages based on each of our books free to download from a link on the Freebies page of our website. Check them out here Here is a Christmas one to start you off!
Christmas is coming, and so is The Sled by J Craig and Christine B Williams! Can you solve the wordsearch puzzle about this charming Christmas book? We have wordsearch puzzles based on each of our books free to download from a link on the Freebies page of our website. Check them out here Here is The Sled to start you off!
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It will be here in no time at all. Click here to check out all our books! They make the perfect presents.
We have coloring pages based on each of our books free to download from a link on the Freebies page of our website. Check them out here Here is one of them to start you off!
There are several theories as to the origin of Boxing Day, but in general the tradition has long included the wealthy giving money and other gifts to the poor. The European tradition dates to the Middle Ages, but some claim it dates back even farther to the late Roman/early Christian era when metal boxes were placed outside churches to collect special offerings connected to the Feast of Saint Stephen. A reference to Boxing Day’s origins appears in the Christmas Carol, “Good King Wenceslas.” Wenceslas, who was Duke of Bohemia in the early 10th century, saw a poor man gathering wood…
The team at Crimson Cloak Publishing led by Carly McCracken and all our authors would like to wish everyone a wonderful Christmas! We want to thank you for all your interest and support throughout the year, and to hope you will maintain this for the coming year. We love to hear from you, so please let us know if there is anything you would specifically like to see in our future blogs! Thank you one and all, and Merry Christmas!