Ready to get into the holiday spirit? Here are some Holiday Fun Facts (which I would have failed miserably if given a test).
· The first president to decorate the white house Christmas tree in the United States was Franklin Pierce.
· Germany made the first artificial Christmas trees. They were made of goose feathers and dyed green.
· Electric lights for trees were first used in 1895.
· Jingle Bells" was first written for Thanksgiving and then became one of the most popular Christmas songs.
· Christmas became a national holiday in America on June 26, 1870.
· Contrary to common belief, poinsettia plants are non-toxic.
·"It's a Wonderful Life" appears on TV more often than any other holiday movie.
· If you received all of the gifts in the song "The Twelve Days of Christmas," you would receive 364 gifts.
Have a Safe and Happy Holiday Season!