Other Treats
Raspberry Quick Bread
This quick bread is fuss-free and bursting with gooey raspberry flavor. A lovely breakfast treat!
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • Christmas caroling began as an old English custom called Wassailing--wishing neighbors a long and healthy life.
  • Alabama is the first state to give Christmas the status of holiday in 1836.
  • In 1843, "A Christmas Carol" was written by Charles Dickens in just six weeks.
  • The "Urn of Fate" is part of the Christmas Eve celebrations in many Italian households. It holds a wrapped present.
  • Christmas trees are grown in all 50 states including Hawaii and Alaska.
  • In Mexico, wearing red underwear on New Year's Eve is said to bring new love in the upcoming year.
  • Thomas Nast found inspiration for his painting of Santa Claus from Clement C. Moore's "The Night Before Christmas."
  • Scotch pine, Douglas fir, Noble fir, Virginia pine, Balsam fir and White pine are the most popular Christmas trees.
  • The Christmas tree can be traced back to the ancient Romans who decorated trees with small pieces of metal.
  • The first printed reference to Christmas trees appeared in Germany in 1531.
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