German Christmas Smokers

German Christmas smokers are incense burners that make your entire home smell like Christmas! These adorable figures come in the shapes of people, animals, and even little buildings. When you…

Best Chocolate Advent Calendars from Germany

Your daily countdown to Christmas would be much sweeter with a daily bite of Chocolate. Luckily, you can find the BEST chocolate Advent Calendars from Germany here! Each is filled…

Beautiful and Collectible Hummel Christmas Tree Ornaments

If you love and collect Hummel figurines, then these Hummel Christmas Tree Ornaments will be a wonderful addition to your Tree. These ornaments come as figurines or balls based on…

Wooden Advent Calendars to Use Year after Year

Wooden Advent Calendars can be used year after year to countdown the days from December 1 to Christmas Eve. These have always been favorites in our home, especially the ones…

Traditional German Paper Advent Calendars

In a world of Advent Calendars filled with everything from toys to bath bombs to Beer, there is still a place for Paper Advent Calendars. These simple and beautiful countdown…

Where to Buy a German Advent Wreath

Every year, on the first Sunday of Advent, we lit the first of the four candles on our Advent Wreath in anticipation of Christmas. Advent is a time of reflection…

Advent Calendars for Adults- Never too Old for an Advent Calendar

Who says kids get to have all the fun? No matter how old I am, I want to have an Advent Calendar. Fortunately, there are Advent Calendars for Adults! Now, some…

Gebrannte Mandeln Recipe

  Sugar Crusted Roasted Almonds are a crunchy sweet snack at Christmas Markets. These are easy to make at home on your stove top. German Gebrannte Mandeln, roasted and sugared…

Traditional German Gluhwein Recipe

One thing almost everyone will agree on, a mug of Glühwein makes things feel Christmassy. You will find Glühwein stalls at every German Christmas Market, and they are often crowded…

German Straw Christmas Ornaments

What makes German Straw Christmas Ornaments special is how they are so intricate, so beautiful, yet they are made from such a humble (ingredients?). Woven into shapes like stars or…

Beautiful German Christmas Pyramids for Your Home

German Christmas pyramids come from the Erzgebirge, or Ore Mountains, in the Eastern part of Germany. These special Christmas decorations combine movement and light with intricate carving. These delightful Pyramids…

German Nutcrackers for Sale

Nutcrackers have been enjoyed as a Christmas Decoration since the 1400s! It was thought that these stern figures would protect the household (as well as being a useful object to…