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The Rise and Fall of Mistletoe as a Christmas Tradition

Mistletoe is perhaps the most backwards of Christmas traditions. Most today associate mistletoe with a Christmas kiss – something that happens now rarely, if spontaneously – and only if mistletoe is included in festive activities (it rarely is anymore). Unlike most traditions of Christmas mistletoe has not really survived into …
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How Christmas Cards Have Evolved

The tradition of Christmas cards is a story of constant change and stubborn longevity. For generations experts and the media have predicted Christmas cards would slowly die as a tradition. Instead Christmas cards have persisted as a tradition by changing well with the times. ~ Disputed Origins of Christmas Cards …