Ace Collins is one of my favorite authors, he does what I hope to do in my retirement years...pick a topic and research the mess out of it. Here is a link to day one of five radio shows he did about Christmas traditions, so click here to listen or download the transcript.
In 2002, I focused on some of the legends/traditions Ace mentions in my Christmas Memories album.
This is an excellent way to try Ethnic Scrapbooking this holiday season. By reviewing the history of many American traditions you'll find they generated in other countries.