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  • Frugally Sustainable

    Winter Solstice :: Yule goat

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    Classic christmas goat in Sweden

  • Gunpower Eriksson

    Julbock ~ Yule Goat is an ancient character in Scandinavian Christmas folklore and Christmas celebration.

  • Julia Krupansky

    Swedish Julbock- Christmas Decoration

  • Lindsborg Convention & Visitors Bureau

    The Yule goat in Scandinavia today is best known as a Christmas ornament. This modern version of the Yule goat figure is a decorative goat made out of straw and bound with red ribbons, a popular Christmas ornament often found under the Yule tree or Christmas tree. Large versions of this ornament are frequently erected in towns and cities around Christmas.

  • Remi A

    This Julbock (Swedish Straw Goat) is nearly 2 feet tall and stands under our tree, protecting our gifts until Christmas morning! - Swedish Christmas tradition

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Yule and Christmas have overlapping traditions because of their roots in history. Christians are inclined to say, "Merry Christmas whereas those who celebrate Yule will say, " Merry or blessed Yule.

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The Goddess is Alive and Magic is Afoot! I love this for a holiday card. The Christian family would really be none the wiser.

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Yule : Mistletoe, for what it's worth, is a good plant (e.g. a good food source for birds) but it gets invasive on the trees on which it's a parasite. So keeping it trimmed out is *good for the trees* and good for you getting kisses at Yuletide.