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  • The first recorded date of Christmas being celebrated on December 25th was in 336, during the time of the Roman Emperor Constantine. A few years later, Pope Julius I officially declared that the birth of Jesus would be celebrated on that day.
  • Santa Claus's sleigh is led by eight reindeer: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Dunder (variously spelled Donder and Donner), and Blixem (variously spelled Blixen and Blitzen), with Rudolph being a 20th-century inclusion.
  • Outdoor Christmas lights on homes evolved from decorating the traditional Christmas tree and house with candles during the Christmas season. Lighting the tree with small candles dates back to the 17th century and originated in Germany before spreading to Eastern Europe.
  • That big, jolly man in the red suit with a white beard didn’t always look that way. Prior to 1931, Santa was depicted as everything from a tall gaunt man to a spooky-looking elf. He has donned a bishop's robe and a Norse huntsman's animal skin. When Civil War cartoonist Thomas Nast drew Santa Claus for Harper's Weekly in 1862, Santa was a small elflike figure who supported the Union. Nast continued to draw Santa for 30 years, changing the color of his coat from tan to the red he’s known for today.
  • Christmas 2018 countdown has already begun. Will you be ready???
  • Why do we love Christmas? It's all about the traditions. In this chaotic world we can miss the "good old days." Christmas reminds us of that time.



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About traviskenzig

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  • My favorite Christmas story
    Rudolph the red nosed reindeer
  • Location
    Indiana Indianapolis
  • Biography
    I am an avid blowmold collector. I created this page to share my extensive collection of blowmolds and other holiday collectibles which I feature in my seasonal holiday displays. I also restore, repaint and repurpose blowmolds.
  • Interests
    blow molds
  • Occupation
    history teacher
  • About my display
    I have 150 blow molds and 30 thousand lights

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  1. traviskenzig

    Mr Christmas Wireframes For Sale!

    They have been sold.
  2. traviskenzig

    Mr Christmas Wireframes For Sale!

    Hello I have two mr Christmas wireframes for sale. I would like to get $10 for each or best offer. Thanks
  3. traviskenzig

    Goodwill Blow Molds On Line

    Yes I have got several from that site love it. And I live in indy so close to home
  4. traviskenzig

    New Yard Sale Blowmolds

    nice job!!!!
  5. traviskenzig

    Genfoam 2013 Catalog

    Did anyone find out if they are making these new ones??????
  6. traviskenzig

    Help! Looking For This Mold.

    Hello every one, If anyone could help me out here on finding this union scarecrow. Any condition but not broken to bits. A price that will not blow my scocks off. ~Travis Kenzig
  7. Tom this is awsome cant wait for the next hoilday
  8. traviskenzig

    My Bunny With Wagon

    love it !!!
  9. traviskenzig

    My New Rubber Ducks I Got Off Here On Pc From A Blow Mold Guy.

    nice now i want one!! thanks for posting
  10. traviskenzig

    Got Two New Blow Molds For Easter Love Them. Lol

    oh nice brandon all was loved the tpi easter like tom said
  11. traviskenzig

    Looking For A Blow Mold I Need

    well i do have that mold
  12. traviskenzig

    ~Christmas 2012 Video Of Both Of Our Homes.

    looking good Matt as always
  13. traviskenzig

    Blow Molds For Sale

    how much for the gv angles I have all the other stuff
  14. traviskenzig

    Looking To Buy Santas Best Snowman!

    i do have one for sale it would be 30 and 30 to ship its a big mold