Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Fun #Christmas Facts - Enjoy the Holidays

Christmas wasn't a holiday in early America—in fact Congress was in session on December 25, 1789, the country's first Christmas under the new constitution.

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Christmas was declared a federal holiday in the United States on June 26, 1870.

The first eggnog made in the United States was consumed in Captain John Smith's 1607 Jamestown settlement.

Check out more fun facts on http://www.history.com/news/christmas-traditions-past-and-present





Seeing as my children won't be home for the holidays. I don't put up a tree. Instead, we enjoy the season by decorating with a few choice items.


Makes for a much quicker clean up and still puts us in the holiday mood.


Hope you have a wonderful holiday season,
Tina

1 comment:

Lyndi Lamont said...

Interesting post, Tina. We can thank (or blame) the Victorians for most of our Christmas traditions.

Hope everyone has a wonderful holiday.