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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 HeavenlyScentInc

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  • Birthday 12/29/1961

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    Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
  • Occupation
    owner of housecleaning service and yard service

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  1. HeavenlyScentInc

    Wooden ornement cut outs

    did you use anything else to attach them? when i did mine they wouldn't stay on. also should i seal them?
  2. HeavenlyScentInc

    blow mold soldiers at Lowes

    thanks for posting the soldiers lighted. i bought two this afternoon and will be returning two tomorrow. they look horrible lit up. now i have to glut to the car and see what the mickey and minnie will look like plugged in. what a disappointment.
  3. HeavenlyScentInc

    For Sale- Garage Door Mural

    sent you a text to arrange pickup
  4. HeavenlyScentInc

    Tom Fratino Died-Controllers for sale

    How can I find pictures of his display. Would love to see it.
  5. HeavenlyScentInc

    For Sale- Garage Door Mural

    Hi Glenn! this is laura again. Wondering if this has to be put on garage or could it be attached to a frame for display?
  6. HeavenlyScentInc

    Moving- all for sale and give away

    Can you text me your address for tomorrow and best time to come
  7. HeavenlyScentInc

    Moving- all for sale and give away

    Can you contact me 301-674-0684 i live in silver spring and would be interested in anything for my display. My sister passed away last December and I am wanting to make a great display in her honor. you can call me up until midnight. Otherwise please call tomorrow. I have a truck and trailer to transport items.
  8. HeavenlyScentInc

    Selling off the mold collection

    Is the postage really that bad. I am in 20905
  9. HeavenlyScentInc

    My 2012 Gingerbread Display- Plywood/foam

    so do you have any wind issues. does the foam and pvc stay connected?
  10. HeavenlyScentInc

    Mega Tree Design

    thank you for the info
  11. HeavenlyScentInc

    Va. Mini Plus

    i too would be interested in attending.
  12. HeavenlyScentInc

    Giant Candy Cane Update -pics

    are you able to post larger and more pics of the process?
  13. HeavenlyScentInc

    Christmas castle for the house!

    would love details and close up photos so i can do this to one of my sheds. it is a wonderful idea.
  14. HeavenlyScentInc

    Free music from Target

    just used the link and it wasnt there. i must have missed it.
  15. i think that is a great idea. seems easy enough to do. thanks for the idea.
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