Daily Archives: November 29, 2016


Cloaked in Christmas cover
When was the last time you built a snow lantern on your front lawn? In Finland, candles and snowballs are part of a special Christmas tradition. When the temperature and snow is just right, snowballs are made about the size of an apple. These snowballs are then hollowed out in the middle to allow space for a small candle. Once the candle is lit, these snow lanterns can be placed outside homes and along gateposts to light a path. Several snowballs can even be grouped together to make a bigger, brighter snow lantern! On Christmas Eve, people in Finland also […]

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