Holiday Fun Facts:
  • 54 % of holiday cards use the text "Merry Christmas", 12% use "Season's Greetings", and 21% say "Happy Holidays"
  • The day after Christmas, December 26, is known as Boxing Day. It is also the holy day called The Feast of St. Stephen.
  • Holly berries are poisonous.
  • There are more classic movies, productions, and songs played during Christmas than any other time of the year.
  • Sugar Plums are chocolate candies that are filled with fruit preservatives or other sweet cream fillings.
  • Lauscha, a Germany company, started producing glass bead garlands for Christmas Trees in the 1850s.
  • 54 % of holiday cards use the text "Merry Christmas", 12% use "Season's Greetings", and 21% say "Happy Holidays"
  • The White House will have 780 feet of garland, 27 Christmas trees, 232 wreaths and 412 poinsettias.
  • The White House will have 780 feet of garland, 27 Christmas trees, 232 wreaths and 412 poinsettias.
Due to the number of varieties, cookies will vary by recipient. Please consult the recipes on this site for information on ingredients.