History of A Charlie Brown Christmas

Some of the best characters of Christmas were developed from the real-life experiences of their creators. It was true of Dickens, whose Ghost of Christmas Present reflected his own enthusiasm for Christmas and his political views. And it was true of Charles Schulz, who put the Charlie in Charlie Brown. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in […]

Great Quotes of Christmas

“Let us remember that the Christmas heart is a giving heart, a wide open heart that thinks of others first. The birth of the baby Jesus stands as the most significant event in all history, because it has meant the pouring into a sick world of the healing medicine of love which has transformed all […]

Q&A with Santa

You all asked some great questions again this year. Thank you! I am going to spread my answers over two days… today and tomorrow… as you asked a lot of good questions and I am really tight on time this week. I hope you find this informative and entertaining. Q. Why when you were at […]

How Christmas Stopped the Fighting During World War I

It was the “War to end all wars” and it seemed to go on forever, though it actually ran from July 1914 to November 11, 1918. During the four Christmas celebrations encompassed by the War – a time when leading men of the cloth decried the killing of “Christian men by Christian men” those same […]

The Christmas Feast

Christmas, more than any other holiday, is when we endeavor to recreate the feasts of our childhood. For some this means a rich Victorian feast, for others, the incomparable flavor of Grandma’s apple pie or Uncle Joe’s sweet potato casserole generously sprinkled with marshmallows and walnuts. There are some foods that we only serve during […]

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