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 the Kwanzaa ritual, seven candles called Mishumaa Saba are placed in a Kinara, or candleholder.
  • In Mexico, wearing red underwear on New Year's Eve is said to bring new love in the upcoming year.
  • There are more classic movies, productions, and songs played during Christmas than any other time of the year.
  • Alabama is the first state to give Christmas the status of holiday in 1836.
  • More diamonds are sold around Christmas than any other time of the year.
  • Arthur Rankin, Jr., and Jules Bass achieved fame in 1964 with their animated version of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer."
  • In the Kwanzaa ritual, seven candles called Mishumaa Saba are placed in a Kinara, or candleholder.
  • During the Christmas buying season, Visa Cards alone are used an average of 5,340 times every minute in the U.S.
  • The poinsettia plant was brought into the United States from Mexico by Joel Poinsett in the early 1800's.
  • If you received all of the gifts in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas", you would receive 364 presents.
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