Nov 20

Cinnamon Candy Wassail


The word wassail “Waes Hael” actually means “to your good health.” Traditionally, in old European countries, neighbors would go from neighbor to neighbor’s home bringing something to add to the punch bowl. More often than not, the punch would consist of an apple cider base and a variety of other fruits. This was a way of showing friendship and warm wishes during the Christmas season. Most of us know the song sung during the Christmas Season called “Here we come a Caroling.” This song was first titled “Here we come a Wassailing.” I think toasting to others good health is a wonderful expression of caring. Find more .

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