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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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    White Christmas
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  1. deewelch

    Snowflakes Falling Down

    I love this song.
  2. Check your link if it is properly linked.
  3. deewelch

    Any pet lovers here?

    I'm looking for ways on how to train dogs, until I saw these dog training collars which is primarily used to correct bad habits such as barking, digging, and chewing, a training collar can transform a misbehave dog into a well obedient dog. What do you think? Are these actually effective or is it just some sort of industry push to sell products? Any suggestion will be helpful to me.
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    What is going on?

    Try to edit the pixels, photos taken by a phone are megapixels. The pixels should not be above 1000 px
  5. deewelch

    new forum layout

    I do know how you feel. At least there still people around. Same with me, especially in the month of October all the way to December. I'm selling Christmas decors a lot.
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    new forum layout

    Hello, are the members are still active here?
  7. I'm just curious, any pet lovers around here?
  8. deewelch

    Mini Christmas in July

    Will you have a mini Christmas again this August?
  9. I do have my own storage box for Halloweens and Christmas.
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    Newbie from Melbourne

    Newbie here, please welcome me! ;) Ask me any question. :)