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Munich Airport's Christmas Market

Susan Fogwell | Posted 02.02.2013 | Travel
Susan Fogwell

When sampling the mulled wine, try the Bavarian gluhwein or Swedish glogg.

Booze Your Way To Christmas With This Whisky Advent Calendar

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.10.2012 | Food

Remember Advent calendars? You know, the calendars used to count down the days remaining until Christmas, which often have chocolate goodies tucked aw...

An Unexpected Advent Calendar

The Huffington Post | Kaitlyn Davis | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Flickr Photo by AForestFrolic Alright, we admit it - we're a little behind on our holiday crafts. December came way too quickly this year, and fo...

PHOTOS: See How DIY Renegade Recreates Her Mom's Advent Calendar

Jennie Taylor | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Jennie Taylor

When I was little, my mom made an advent calendar for me and my sister. Hers was similar to this one expect the tree was made out of felt, she cross...

8 Beautiful Online Advent Calendars (ADD YOUR OWN)

Posted 11.26.2011 | Religion

An Advent calendar is a special calendar that counts and celebrates the days of Advent in anticipation of Christmas. Some calendars are strictly relig...

Craft Of The Day: Advent Calendar

The Huffington Post | Kaitlyn Davis | Posted 10.08.2012 | HuffPost Home

Photo: Flickr, Ali Edwards What better way to start off the Christmas season than to create an advent calendar? To make this one, you'll need 25 ...

Waiting for Sounds of Silence This Advent Season

Sheldon C. Good | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sheldon C. Good

In the midst of overscheduled lives, do we create space for God's surprises? Mary and Joseph pleaded with the innkeeper to make room for Jesus. Do we?

Tyler Green's Tumblr Advent (And Hanukkah) Calendar

Menachem Wecker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Menachem Wecker

"I remember being a wee child and having an Advent calendar in my bedroom," says Tyler Green, editor of ARTINFO's Modern Art Notes, Modern Painters columnist and author of a Tumbl'd Advent calendar for art lovers.

Marijuana Christmas Tree Seized In Germany

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Perhaps they should call it a case of "Merry-Juana." A German man is now facing drug possession charges after local police discovered a six-foot-tall ...

Bearing God: Advent from the Eyes of a Pregnant Pastor

Carol Howard Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carol Howard Merritt

There was that morning I will never forget, when I stood in the sweet sanctuary. I was at the table before the bread and the wine, saying those ancient Words of Institution, when my belly began shifting around with those smooth oceanic movements.

St. Nick Is Coming ... Maybe Sooner Than We Think

Shane Claiborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shane Claiborne

Even though we don't expect Santa for another few weeks, December 6th is the day when we remember the original "Old St. Nick."

Waiting For Love in a Tea Party World

Lisa Sharon Harper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lisa Sharon Harper

I'm heartbroken right now. The Tea-Party movement rose in this country on a wave fear. It is a fear-based movement. It is NOT based on love.

Christmas Holiday Cheer For Those With A Sense Of Irony

Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rita Nakashima Brock, Ph. D.

An artist friend of mine creates personal Christmas cards that capture some of the ironies of the season. I always look forward to seeing what is in those envelopes from Houston every December.

9 Beautiful Online Advent Calendars Offer Spiritual Opportunity at the Computer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The tradition of the Advent calendar is known to have existed in some form since the middle of the 19th century. For Christians all over the world, i...