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Chocolate Drizzled Popcorn with Peanuts
This recipe is an irresistible blend of sweet and salty. You can start eating, and eating, and before you know it, you're hooked!
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • The 2009 White House Blue Room Christmas Tree is an 18 1/2-by-13-foot Douglas fir.
  • In 1843, "A Christmas Carol" was written by Charles Dickens in just six weeks.
  • In 1937, the first postage stamp to commemorate Christmas was issued in Austria.
  • The Christmas tree can be traced back to the ancient Romans who decorated trees with small pieces of metal.
  • The poinsettia plant was brought into the United States from Mexico by Joel Poinsett in the early 1800's.
  • Since 1933, the Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular has been a mainstay for the holidays in New York City.
  • The 2009 White House Christmas theme: 'Reflect, rejoice, renew'
  • Since 1925, America's official national Christmas tree is located in King's Canyon National Park in California.
  • The first president to decorate the White House Christmas tree in the United States was Franklin Pierce.
  • The first president to decorate the White House Christmas tree in the United States was Franklin Pierce.
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