Christmas: December 25 in History

December 25 in Pop Culture History December 25th is… A’Phabet Day or No “L” Day Christmas Pumpkin Pie Day 0 (possibly 4 or 6 BC) – Jesus was born. 350 – Pope Julius I, bishop of Rome, proclaimed December 25 the official celebration date for the birthday of Christ. 800 – Charlemagne was coronated as …

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Christmas Trivia and The Reason For The Season

Christmas Trivia and The Reason For The Season The word Christmas originated as a compound word, meaning “Christ’s Mass”. It is derived from the Middle English Christemasse and Old English Cristes mæsse, a phrase first recorded in 1038. “Cristes” is from Greek Christos, and “mæsse” is from Latin missa (the holy mass). While it marks …

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Holiday Gift Guide Christmas 2022 — Toys for the Entire Family to take Us Into New Year 2023

When you are looking for just the right toy this holiday season – Christmas or Hanukkah — there are many choices to pick from, yet there are a few standouts at various price points for you to keep in mind. Let’s help Santa and his Elves and take a look at several of them that …

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November 25 in History

November 25 in History November 25th is… Blase´ Day Parfait Day National Play Day With Dad Shopping Reminder Day 1792 – Robert B. Thomas first published the Old Farmer’s Almanac. He added “Old” to the title in 1832 because there was so much competition in the Farmer’s Almanac business. 1884 – The patent (#308,422) for …

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The Origins Of The Christmas Ornament

(PCM) It is the time of year where we are ready to deck the halls and begin trimming our Christmas trees. For many families this is time for togetherness and one of the most enjoyable aspects of the impending holiday season. The tradition of the Christmas tree as we know it today began here in… Read More

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Over 50 Christmas Facts, Trivia and Jokes, Plus The American Christmas Tree

Over 50 Christmas Facts, Trivia and Jokes And… The American Christmas TreeChristmas Trees In America (PCM) The New York Rockefeller Tree is probably America’s Most Famous. Each year, over a million locals and visitors, plus millions more on television since 1951, come to see the official lighting, now with over 40,000 lights and miles of… Read More

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More Than 50 Christmas Jokes, Facts and Trivia And… Who Is Santa Claus?

More Than 50 Christmas Jokes, Facts and Trivia And… Who Is Santa Claus?Who Is Santa Claus? (PCM) Greek native, Nicholas, born a few hundred years after Jesus Christ, had prior to that led a very righteous life, helping many people, particularly by providing children with gold coins. Raised as a devout Christian, Nicholas took all… Read More

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The Christmas Dog by Shel Silverstein

by Shel Silverstein Tonight’s my first night as a watchdog, And here it is Christmas Eve. The children are sleeping all cozy upstairs, While I’m guardin’ the stockin’s and tree. What’s that now—footsteps on the rooftop? Could it be a cat or a mouse? Who’s this down the chimney? A thief with a beard— And… Read More

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Who is the Woman You Hear Singing “Baby It’s Cold Outside” with Dean Martin?

(PCM) Who is the woman you hear singing “Baby It’s Cold Outside” with Dean Martin? It took a little detective work to find the final answer(s). Baby It’s Cold Outside was written by Frank Loesser in 1944, and he originally sang it with his wife, Lynn Garland at their housewarming party, towards the end of… Read More

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Toy Makers Want Krampus To Scare You

(PCM) In American folklore if a child is bad, he or she might get a bag of coal on Christmas morning. Let’s be honest every child isn’t on their best behavior around the holiday season. In a time when parents must get Sorry Santa letters, because they were not able to get their hands on… Read More

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