In Search of Krampus

Several years ago my wife Laurie (who is infinitely hipper than I), turned me on to a devil that prances about at Christmas whipping naughty children with a birch branch. I ...
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The Huldufólk of Iceland

The Huldufolk, literally meaning “hidden people,” are a group of elusive elves, goblins, and trolls found in much of Icelandic folklore. They are said to live in an invisible dimension in houses built ...
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Fairy Lights for the Holidays

What do you call those long strings of colored and white lights that appear in December? We Americans tend to call them what they are: ‘holiday lights,’ or ‘Christmas lights’ or ...
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12 Days of Christmas Fairy

Each of the first 12 days of December, we’ve posted a different fairy-inspired ornament on our Tumblr to help make your holiday decorating a little more fantastic. Below is a gallery ...
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