Can you believe Christmas is just around the corner? I feel like this year has just flown by.
For this week's Fun Fact Lowdown, I want to share a few fun facts about Christmas so we can all get in the holiday spirit a little more!
Clement Moore’s poem introduced eight more reindeer for Santa's sleigh and their names were Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Duner and Blixem (for the German words for thunder and lightning). These later evolved into Donner and Blitzen.
Since 1918 the city of Boston has received a giant Christmas tree as a gift from the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. Boston lent considerable support to the city of Halifax during their 1917 explosion and subsequent fire disaster.
If only I lived a little bit closer to my local shop, I'd consider donating my tree!
Stay tuned for next week's post. I'll find some interesting facts about New Years!