Tag: winter solstice

All Natural Yule Wreath

Today I’m making a big wreath to hang on the front of our house for Yule. First of all, I want to complain a little about my husband B teasing me for often saying “reef” because my Arizona drawl comes out now and then.… Continue Reading “All Natural Yule Wreath”

Yule Fruit Garlands

For Yule, I’m decorating my house in garlands of cranberries, dried orange slices, cinnamon sticks, and star anise, and making a wreath that I will post on next. There is also a pine cone garland, I’ll talk about that briefly at the end. This… Continue Reading “Yule Fruit Garlands”

The History of Yule and the Wild Hunt

Written by Lori Evans December 2017, updated December 2019. A number of events are connected to the Yuletide season and the Jul/Yule Feast: the Winter Solstice (the longest night of the year, referred to as the “Tekufat Tevet” in the Talmud, and in the… Continue Reading “The History of Yule and the Wild Hunt”