Gethering together to decorate the tree with Christmas ornaments is one of the most cherished holiday traditions around the world, creating memories that span generations. But who hung the first ornament?
Christmas lights are often the first decorations to go up, and last to come down. Wherever you go, you see them everywhere—in living rooms, on the roofs of houses, at office buildings, and lining city streets. But where do they come from?
Deck the halls with boughs of holly, fa la la la la la la la la! Even in classic carols, Christmas wreaths are a big part of our holiday traditions! We hang them on the doors of our homes, churches, and businesses. Learn about their origins and history.
Christmas stockings are a huge part of our holiday traditions. There’s something special about hanging them up on the mantel and searching for the perfect little gifts to add to each one. Their exact origins are unclear, but two popular myths abound.