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Fruitcake & Christmas Breakfast

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Fruitcake & Christmas Breakfast

A Little History:

Long ago, Christmas Eve was a day of fasting as people prepared their hearts to Celebrate the birth of Christ.   433 more words

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Holly & Ivy

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Holly & Ivy

A Little History:

Like the Christmas Wreath we talked about yesterday, and The Christmas Tree from before, most of the Christmas greenery we see used in decorations for the holidays have their history in pre-Christian times when people used it to help celebrate the Winter Solstice Festival because they were green year round and represented life in the cold of winter. 557 more words

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Nativities and Our Christmas Advents

We have a lovely newlywed couple living temporarily in our basement (which has all the components of an apartment such as a full kitchen, master suite, 2nd laundry room and 2nd family room). 306 more words

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Christmas Wreaths

A Tradition-ful Advent:

Christmas Wreaths

A Little History:

The Christmas wreath is another tradition that has been around for a long time and was initially created from fresh evergreens (See the history on… 469 more words

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Bells

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Bells

A Little History:

Christmas bells are a common part of our Christmas celebrations. We use bells to decorate, we hang them on our doors to make a pleasant noise as guests enter our homes, and we sings songs about them like Jingle Bells and Silver Bells. 463 more words

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Giving Gifts & The Wise Men

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Giving Gifts
& The Wise Men

A Little History:

The tradition of giving gifts is as old as time, we love to give gifts to those we love as a token of our appreciation for them. 913 more words

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Angels

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Angels

A Little History:

Like we talked about with The Star, it’s not hard to figure out why we see so many angels at Christmas time, they play a big roll in the Christmas story told in the Bible.   798 more words

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