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Friday Fun Fact

It is estimated that the song “White Christmas” by Irving Berlin is the best selling single in history with over 100 million copies sold.

A Family Christmas Tradition

Just about this time every year my daughter likes to remind me of the day I set the gingerbread house on fire.

I still think I should get credit for not taking the couch, chairs and table with it.

Friday Fun Fact

Candy canes began as straight white sticks of sugar candy used to decorate the Christmas trees. A choirmaster at Cologne Cathedral decided to have the ends bent to depict a shepherd’s crook and he would pass them out to the children to keep them quiet during the services. It wasn’t until about the 20th century that candy canes acquired their red stripes.

Hold The Tears: Disney Frozen Snow Glow Elsa Doll Is Back In Stock

Listen up parents, grandparents, aunts and wanna-be Santas. ┬áThe most–searched toy on Walmart.com this Christmas season is back in stock.

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Friday Fun Fact

Christmas stockings allegedly evolved from three sisters who were too poor to afford a marriage dowry and were, therefore, doomed to a life of prostitution. They were saved, however, when the wealthy Bishop Saint Nicholas of Smyrna (the precursor to Santa Claus) crept down their chimney and generously filled their stockings with gold coins.

Wordless Wednesday

IMG_2553Macy’s Herald Square

Wordless Wednesday

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Empire State Building