Two glasses of eggnog and a Firestone Christmas record.

Toast to Tradition

A pair of special eggnog glasses reminds a writer of the simple rituals shared between father and daughter during the holiday seasons of her youth in Winston-Salem.

Fraser firs

Fraser Firs

Our state boasts the second-largest Christmas tree industry in the country. With full, emerald-green branches and plenty of pageantry, Fraser firs are at the root of a classic North Carolina Christmas.

Challah bread

Healing Through Challah Bread

After a fast-paced career in restaurant kitchens, a Greensboro chef found peace in baking at home. During Hanukkah and other Jewish holidays, her challah helps people across the country slow down and focus on faith and family.