Christmas Trivia

Christmas facts for your holiday trivia game…. About $1,000 is spent on Christmas gifts each year by the average American family. In 1836, Alabama was the first US state to set Christmas as a legal holiday and in 1907 Oklahoma was the last. Children who wrote letters to Santa Clause in the US have their …

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Brain Bender: Crazy Carols

Below are the alternate titles of some classic seasonal songs. Can you figure out the real name of each carol? Have fun and Happy Holidays! “Miniature Male Percussionist” “Happiness to the Global Ecosystem” “Tin Tintinnabulums” “Homo Sapien of Crystallized Vapor” “Arrival time: 2400 Hours, Weather: Cloudless” “Aloft of the Acme of the Abode” “Monarchial Trio” …

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Little Known Facts About Classic Christmas Foods

Food traditions come with every holiday but Christmas has its own special treats. Animal Crackers Were Originally a Christmas Treat – Animal crackers were first introduced aro0und Christmastime in 1902. the string on the ox was originally intended to be used to hang the boxes on Christmas trees. Candy Canes may Have Been Invented t …

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5 Christmas Symbols We Display

I was surfing the Internet and ran across this post from www.Christmas.com telling us of mistletoe, Christmas trees, Christmas stockings, candy canes, and poinsettias. Having most of these in my home during the holidays, I was intrigued to learn about them. The Story of Mistletoe and other Christmas Symbols Christmas is the season for joy …

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December Holidays, not just Christmas anymore

Each December brings a month filled with holidays, celebrations, and school vacations. Christmas Christmas is aligned with the story of the birth and resurrection of Jesus and the lively St. Nicholas who became known as Santa Claus. After Emperor Constantine made Christianity the official religion of Rome, the people began to use trees, holly leaves, …

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