Last night we kept a family tradition alive — celebrating the Orthodox Christmas, or as my Dad’s side of the family calls it, Russian Christmas. When I was young, we would actually have another Christmas dinner on Jan. 7 with my grandparents and celebrate. It wasn’t an evening filled with opening presents and such like… Continue reading Russian Christmas Dinner
Some of you may be going, “huh? Are you crazy?” Not completely. My Dad’s side of the family celebrates both Dec. 25 and then what we’ve always called Russian Christmas, better known as the Orthodox Christmas. When I was little, we would actually have another Christmas dinner on Jan. 7 with my grandparents and celebrate.… Continue reading Merry Russian (Orthodox) Christmas!
Some of you may be saying, ‘Michelle, you are about two weeks late!’ But, for those that follow the Russian Orthodox faith Christmas is celebrated on Jan. 7. My Dad’s side of the family falls into this category. They still celebrate Dec. 25, but for as long as I can remember they also celebrated what… Continue reading Merry ‘Russian’ Christmas