Twas The Night Before: Why Do We Celebrate Christmas Eve?

December 20, 2023

Explore the enchanting origins and timeless traditions that make Christmas Eve a cherished and magical prelude to the joyous celebration of Christmas Day.

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Unraveling The Truth Behind Ugly Christmas Sweaters

From their practical origins to becoming a global holiday phenomenon, here's the complete homespun history of ugly Christmas sweaters.

October 31, 2023

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Hung With Care: An Over-Stuffed History of Christmas Stockings

Whether filled with sweet treats, small trinkets, tinker toys or a lump of coal, Christmas Stockings are a beloved holiday tradition to get hung up on.

October 17, 2023

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How Did Red & Green Become The Official Colors of Christmas?

Unwrap the enchanting history and symbolism of red and green colors in Christmas traditions from their ancient roots to their presence in modern holiday decor.

October 11, 2023

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How Did Reindeer Become Associated With Christmas?

Discover how reindeer became beloved companions of Santa Claus and an everlasting Christmas symbol evoking a sense of wonder and togetherness during the holiday season.

September 8, 2023

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Why Does Santa Leave Coal for Naughty Children?

Learn the origin of why Santa leaves coal as a punishment for naughty kids and how it became a fun gag gift for your next white elephant party.

September 8, 2023

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Labor Of Love: The Shared Spirit of Labor Day & Christmas

Discover the heartwarming ties between Labor Day and Christmas, where themes of appreciation, togetherness, and savvy shopping intertwine to create a festive celebration worth embracing.

August 30, 2023

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Why Do Retail Stores Start Selling Christmas Decorations In August?

Early holiday displays spark anticipation, strategic planning, and prolonged festive joy, showing us that it's never too soon to embrace the holiday spirit.

August 28, 2023

Ornament with the text "Merry Christmas to You" to represent the many ways to say happy holidays around the world.

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How Do You Say Merry Christmas Around The World?

Journey through diverse cultures & languages around the world to learn the heartwarming traditions behind the many ways people wish each other Merry Christmas!

August 18, 2023

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When Is Christmas Celebrated Around The World?

From December 25 to January 7 & beyond, learn when different countries around the world celebrate Christmas and why those dates are significant.

August 9, 2023

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