What to Read Wednesday: Saint Nicholas Day

The rest of the WTRW crew is sharing titles on the topic of manners this week, but seeing as how today’s Saint Nicholas Day I figured they’d forgive my deviation… I’m poised with our favorite Saint Nicholas books at the ready in order to celebrate right proper like.


The kids set their boots out before bed last night in hopes of discovering a few gold chocolate coins this morning.

We’re also hosting our annual Gingerbread House Decorating Party— our tenth annual, this year quite simple with just the cousins. I’ve heard said that gingerbread men originated as an homage to Saint Nicholas, which is why you sometimes find them with a pointed head representing a bishop’s hat.

This is pretty much as close as we really get to Santa, celebrating in a more traditional European fashion we focus on the real-life man who loved Jesus and blessed others generously in secret, giving glory to God.

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