Oct 182012
 
Send a Christmas Letter to Himmelpfort in Germany

Why would you want to send a letter to Himmelpfort? Well, if you know what the name means it will all make sense. Himmelpfort means “Door to Heaven” and it is the name of a city not far away from the German capital Berlin in Brandenburg. There is something special happening in Himmelpfort. Every year … read more …

Dec 022011
 
German Christmas Cookies: Nikolaus Ravioli

German Christmas Cookies for December 6th, a traditional Germany celebration and is called “Nikolaus Day”. Back in my childhood Saint Nikolaus would visit every home in our community to see if the children had been nice kids during the whole year. Sometimes he would  come with his companion, the “Knecht Ruprecht” who would carry the … read more …