The Christmas Tree Is Not An American Original Of all the people that celebrate Christmas, few know anything about the history of Christmas trees and why people have them as part of their Christmas décor.  The Christmas tree did not originate as an American custom. The idea of setting up a Christmas tree as part […]

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via: Houston – Four townhouses were destroyed in an overnight fire that’s believed to have started in a Christmas tree. It broke out at townhouse complex on Litchfield and Memorial Drive just before 10 p.m. Monday, according to the Houston Fire Department. Read more:


via: (CNN) — The tree is twinkling, carolers are singing, eggnog is flowing and your spouse is … hunkered down in the other room, counting the seconds until the season is over. Can’t he or she just suck it up and make with the merry? After all, who doesn’t love the holidays? Plenty of […]


via: A family in Idaho is surprised when they find a snake slithering through their tree. KIVI reports. See More Cassie

President Barack Obama spoke Thursday night, December 9th,  at the lighting of the national Christmas tree on the ellipse, just outside the White House: President Obama’s remarks at national Christmas tree lighting This is a very proud holiday tradition. Snow or shine, in good times and in periods of hardship, folks like you have gathered […]