Other Treats
Raspberry Quick Bread
This quick bread is fuss-free and bursting with gooey raspberry flavor. A lovely breakfast treat!
Holiday Fun Facts:
  • In 1610 Tinsel, made of real silver, was invented in Germany.
  • In Mexico (its original birthplace), the poinsettia is known as the "Flower of the Holy Night."
  • LED Christmas lights feature long lifetimes, low cost to operate and associated low maintenance.
  • 21% of US households have a real Christmas tree, 48% have an artificial tree and 32% do not have a Christmas tree.
  • It is traditional to exchange kisses under the mistletoe. In Scandinavia, mistletoe signifies peace and friendship.
  • 92 volunteers from 24 states, as well as residence staff, spent 3,400 hours decorating the White House.
  • In 1610 Tinsel, made of real silver, was invented in Germany.
  • The day after Christmas, December 26, is known as Boxing Day. It is also the holy day called The Feast of St. Stephen.
  • During the Christmas buying season, Visa Cards alone are used an average of 5,340 times every minute in the U.S.
  • Christmas caroling began as an old English custom called Wassailing--wishing neighbors a long and healthy life.
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