Category Archives: Christmas History & Traditions

Christmas History & Traditions

Top 10 Christmas Trivia Questions

Trivia games are very popular, so we thought we’d see how well you know these Christmas facts.  We bet there are a few you can’t answer! (The answers are at the bottom, but don’t peek!) 1) Where was mommy kissing Santa Claus? 2) What is Frosty the Snowman’s nose made out of? 3) What is [...]

Christmas Song Trivia

Most of us love trivia and Christmas songs, so we decided to see how well you know your facts.  You can find the answers below, but don’t peak!    What is the biggest selling Christmas song of all time?   How many versions of this song (answer to #1) are there? How many carolers participated in the [...]

Cooking Christmas Dinner for 45 Guests

Here’s a true story from a good friend of ours, named Susie.  Susie comes from a large family.  Her grandmother had 6 children, her mom had 5, and most have 2.2 children.  As a result, they entertain about 45 guests on Christmas, which allows more food variety than if there were only 12 guests. Guests [...]

What the Twelve Days of Christmas Really Means

Twelve Days of Christmas There has been much misunderstanding as to what the twelve days of Christmas means, partly due to different interpretations or traditions.  It is not the twelve days before Christmas as it begins on December 25 or Christmas day, and ends on January 5.  The twelfth night is followed by the Epiphany [...]

Amazing Christmas Tree Trivia

Many of us love trivia (and Christmas).  It just seems to make everything a little more interesting.  Here are some fascinating Christmas Tree Trivia: The first decorated Christmas tree was in Riga, Latvia in 1510. Christmas trees have been sold commercially in the United States since about 1850. In 2002, Oregon, North Carolina, Michigan, Pennsylvania, [...]