Other Treats
Chocolate Chip Quick Bread
This quick bread is perfect to serve with a hot cup of cocoa when friends drop by to visit.
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • In Mexico (its original birthplace), the poinsettia is known as the "Flower of the Holy Night."
  • In Japan, Santa is called "Santa no ojisan," which means "Uncle Santa."
  • The 2009 White House Christmas theme: 'Reflect, rejoice, renew'
  • The Post Office expects to deliver 20 Billion pieces of mail between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year.
  • The American version of St. Nicholas, or Santa Claus originally came from the Dutch version called Sint Klaas.
  • Doctor Maulana Karenga, a Professor at Cal State Long Beach, created Kwanzaa in 1966.
  • In Mexico (its original birthplace), the poinsettia is known as the "Flower of the Holy Night."
  • Queen Elizabeth's Christmas message to the nation was first televised on December 25, 1957.
  • "Wassail" comes from the Old Norse "ves heill"--to be of good health.
  • The first commemorative Christmas stamp was issued in Austria in 1937.
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