Saturday, December 12, 2015

December 12, 2015

National Poinsettia Day
The Poinsettia Pages: History, Legends, Facts, and more about the Poinsettia
Why is the Poinsettia linked to Christmas? 
Buy one for someone else or yourself today!

Gingerbread House Day
The History and Lore of the Gingerbread House
The baking of gingerbread houses has long been a Christmas tradition, and some are truly architectural wonders.  Here's a more traditional, simple one. And then some people do things like this with them! (Downton Abbey fans will love this)
Largest Gingerbread house in the world sets record
These are INCREDIBLE! I've seen a few Food Network Specials on the Gingerbread House Competition held in North Carolina each year, it's fascinating!
Want to make your own?  You can either buy a kit or attempt it from scratch!

National Ding-A-Ling Day

What a weird day!  Kinda crazy but isn't that half the fun of these unique and strange holidays we've been celebrating?!

Well, here's this song by Chuck Berry. Very strange!  
(That is the extent of the commentary I can give with a straight face.)

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