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Christmas and Star Wars

What in the world has Star Wars got to do with Christmas? Below is one of the most watched Christmas lights videos of the season and it is completely Star Wars themed. We don’t have anything against Star Wars. We loved it. But we fail to see the merry connection. There is nothing about Darth Vader that makes us say, “let is snow”, you know? (All that aside, this video …
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Top Five Things You’re Getting Wrong about Christmas

Christmas is likely the most diverse celebration in all the world. It is celebrated in one form or another in every country of the world. It has the longest known history of any holiday. So it comes as a surprise that when most people are surveyed about the common things of Christmas – they get it wrong. Here are the top five things you’re getting wrong about Christmas. Atheists and …
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Spread a Little Christmas via The Kringle Project

Is it possible to make the Christmas spirit go viral…offline? That’s the hope and simple mission of something called The Kringle Project. Here’s how it works: Take an ornament, add a tag to it that includes the hashtag #KRINGLEPROJECT, and then hang it somewhere unexpected out in the great wide world. The hope is that someone will find it, take it home, hang it on the their tree and then …
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Christmas in America 2014

The annual survey of Christmas by MyMerryChristmas.com reveals that 83 percent of Americans feel that Christmas is the most important event on the calendar. 70 percent recognize Christmas primarily as a religious holiday in origin but only 61 percent claim to actually infuse their celebration of Christmas with religious elements. The survey annually probes the attitudes and opinions of Christmas. 2014 marked the 15th consecutive year the survey has been …
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Why is Santa Smoking Controversial?

By Jeff Westover In recent days a Christmas story has unfolded that has just amazed me. It has been everywhere in the media, including on our sites at ChristmasNewswire.com and ChristmasFinest.com. It is all about a new book of an old story. Publisher Pamela McColl has released a brilliantly illustrated new edition of The Night Before Christmas with one simple edit: she has removed the verse referencing Santa smoking a …