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Back when I was a kid watching Christmas specials on TV, Mrs. Claus was invariably portrayed as a sweet but dowdy older woman of slightly plump stature. She could cook a mean pie and reminded toi of your Grandma. Of course, we loved her and so did Santa.

But did toi ever wonder what Mrs. Claus might have looked like when she was younger? I mean, I assume she must've be smokin' (natch).

So why is it that so many of the classic holiday programs montrer us a Santa Claus surrounded par androgynous little elves and a matronly Mrs. Claus? I mean, it's cold up at the North Pole. Surely Santa isn't adverse...
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posted by the_bunkster
Hi everyone!

I just wanted to say Merry Cristmas to all of toi fanpoppers out there.

If toi believe in god ou toi don't, it is always a special jour for families and Friends to montrer how they really feel about one another, either this being nourriture fights, real fights ou praying for the less fortunate, spend it as a way that is special to you.

Living in Australia, i have always had sweaty, hot christmas'. Christmas morning spent with my mum and in the afternoon, it is spent with my dad. This is all that i have basically known, i am just grateful that i get to spend one of my most favourite days of the an with my whole family.

But remember that christmas is not just about the presents ou the food, although it is the best part lol, it is about family, Friends and santa.

So spread the joy and l’amour that this season brings, spread it to everyone that toi know and maybe even to those that toi don't. Have a great christmas :)
posted by Mallory101
NOTE:I know this isn't exactaly Christmas...but still it's like yeah...You get my point. AND this isn't ment to offend anyone.


Intro: Ok, this a, this is a song, that uh, theres alot of Christmas songs out there, and uh, not
too many Hanukkah songs, so I wrote a song for all those nice little Jewish
kids who dont get to hear any Hanukkah songs--here we go...

Put on your yarmulka, here comes Hanukkah
Its so much fun-akkah to celebrate Hanukkah,

Hanukkah is the Festival of Lights,
Instead of one jour of presents, we have eight crazy nights.

But when you're the only kid in town without a Christmas...
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(12/04/08 Update: I'm currently cleaning up the dead liens in this article. toi can also
link


Ahh Christmas. The tree, the stockings, the mistletoe and - of course - the holiday télévision programming.

Some of my fondest Christmas memories were spent in front a of télévision watching such classics as the animated Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer ou one of the myriad versions of Dickens' 'A Christmas Carol'.

So without further ado, I am presenting toi with my big, big liste of holiday specials. I've tried to categorize the liste into subsections to make it a little plus bearable and consumable. The...
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posted by islandprincess
In Ukraine, the Christmas holidays begin since 2nd of January. Prior to Christmas in the Ukraine, people try to complete almost all important work. As usual, the hostess thoroughly cleans the house, covers the new tablecloth, tries to make new clothes before holiday. On January 4th Ukrainians prepare everything for the future festive Christmas dinner. According to tradition, there should be 12 courses for Svyatvecher (Christmas). All they have to be lean.

Traditionally, 12 courses are prepared because it is believed that during the an the mois run over the earth for 12 times. Therefore,...
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posted by vider69
I've always preferred the term Christmas in opposed to Xmas, it looks better when it's written in cards ou a part of Christmas decorations, and what's an Xmas anyway? I know that it's some type of abbreviation for the word Christmas but it doesn't look right and it sounds worse if toi try saying it, Christmas has become so commercialized over the years it seems as though many of us have Lost our Christmas cheer and the meaning of Christmas isn't what it used to be, however this is my first Christmas on fanpop and it's great to have a spot dedicated to this festive season, I am the youngest...
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posted by vikaspintu
Santa clause is a funny fatty guy. Who distribute gifts to childrens on christmas. I think he is fatty because he always eat chocolat and camelote, indésirable foods throughout the year. He looks funny. He always make childrens happy. I like him soooo.....much. MERRY CHRISTMAS SANTASanta clause is a funny fatty guy. Who distribute gifts to childrens on christmas. I think he is fatty because he always eat chocolat and camelote, indésirable foods throughout the year. He looks funny. He always make childrens happy. I like him soooo.....much. MERRY CHRISTMAS SANTA
posted by deedragongirl
 Yummy!
Yummy!
Hi guys, since Christmas will be coming here, I will be écriture down some of my favourite Christmas songs may it be Carols, from Christmas films ou from other artists who performed famous Christmas carols.

As Long As There's Christmas

This song is taken from Disney's midquel, Beauty and the Beast: The Il était une fois Christmas. Belle sang this while decorating the arbre and it was sung par Peabo Bryson and Roberta Flack, I absolutely adore the lyrics because it's very symbolic especially about Christmas day!

The First Noel

The tune is very pleasant to listen to and it tells us about the 3 Wise Men receiving...
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posted by _cloudwatcher
I really think christmas is a magic time of the year! Even though I am starting to grow up (I am sixteen), I always become a little child again when Christmas is near, and go playing in the snow, waiting for Santa (Dad) with my little,and big, cousin, baking, meeting near and dear and just enjoy the moment and life.
I mean, do toi really do that in the same way any other time of the year? Because I dont think so...
And the christmas music- wonderful! :)
I think people in general becomes nicer when Christmas, and for a season to have the power to make people nicer- that I call pure magic!!! :D
posted by rose du Yorkshire
toi Will Need ☃️

Bag of marshmallows (large)
Bag of marshmallows (small)
cocktail sticks/tooth picks
Liquorice strips any flavour
nourriture colouring for piping
Edible piping glue
Pkt fruit pastels

Method

Skew together two large marshmallows for head and body ou one large for body and one small for the head with cocktail sticks.Skew the arms in the same way then add to the body.

Pipe on face with nourriture colouring.
Glue on liquorice strip for a scarf.
Glue on fruit pastel for the hat.

Leave to set.

toi can give him a Candy cane if toi wish ☃️
posted by carenlee
Wreaths are one of the traditional decorative items that are most preferably used during the Christmas celebrations. Everyone is planning for something innovative and unique when it comes to the decoration. Green wreaths with red ribbons ou golden and silver tiny ornaments will always compliment the other decorations. Collecting few link ideas can help toi decorate your accueil in an enchanting and ethnic manner.

How to make decorative and Eco Friendly Christmas Wreaths?

Have toi ever heard about eco friendly Christmas wreaths? These wreaths can be made from reusable substances which probably...
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salut guys so this is just some fun lil humor! i found this joke and thought it was cute! i think the women and especially the wives will agree!


After being away on business for a week before Christmas, Tom thought it would be nice to bring his wife a little gift.


"How about some perfume?" he asked the cosmetics clerk. She showed him a bottle costing $50.

"That's a bit much," a dit Tom, so she returned with a smaller bottle for $30.

"Thats still quite a bit," Tom groused.

Growing disgusted, the clerk brought out a tiny $15 bottle.

Tom grew agitated, "What I mean," he said, "is I'd like to see something real cheap."

So the clerk handed him a mirror.
Not a fan of your traditional Christmas music? Here's a liste of hard Christmas songs from all over the metal spectrum! If toi have any plus suggestions feel free to drop them in the comments.

Within Temptation's gothique Christmas

Ben Kweller's It Ain't Christmas Yet

Material Issue's Merry Christmas

Lacuna Coil's Naughty Christmas

Amarna Reign's Black Christmas

Hedegaard's Scary Christmas

Trans Siberian Orchestra's Carol Of The Bells

August Burns Red's Carol Of The Bells

I Declare War's Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer

Hope For Tomorrow's A Very Metalcore Christmas

Hollywood Undead's Christmas In Hollywood...
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 Would toi pick this over something else?
Would you pick this over something else?
Last edited on 20 December 2007.

While not necessarily limited to the Christmas holiday, White éléphant Gift Exchanges are populaire at this time of an for clubs, associations, small groups, churches and offices around the United States. It is often a plus affordable (and, possibly, fun) alternative to buying presents for everyone in the group. But what is a White éléphant Gift Exchange?

The history
The story - almost certainly apocryphal - goes like this: in pre-colonial India, the rajahs would give gifts to their vassals as tokens of their esteem. Chief among these was the elephant. The elephant...
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posted by deedeeflower
par this time of year, many people are running out of gift ideas. Well, if toi have a gardener (or a potential gardener) among your Friends and family, we have a few ideas for you!

You can always buy a plant for your gardener. But that's too easy--let's be a little plus creative.

If toi know a fellow gardener who would like nourriture plants but just can't resist those beautiful fleurs and decorative plants, plan a decorative nourriture garden for them! Many vegetables and herbs have lovely fleurs ou foliage. Ornamental kale, for instance, is often grown simply as an ornamental but it is both pretty and...
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posted by deedragongirl
 Quite a pleasant tune to listen to.
Quite a pleasant tune to listen to.
Since I had done with my favourite Christmas films, now it's the famous Oratorios composed par famous classical composers.

1) The Messiah par George Frederick Handel

This oratorio premiered in Dublin, Ireland and it's the first oratorio to be performed in English. Which was unusual at that time.

2) Alexander's Feast par George Frederick Handel

Although this oratorio is link to Alexander the Great, it's musique sounds very Christmas oriented and it is highly recommend for both Christmas and Handel fans alike!

3) St. John's Passion par Johann Sebastian Bach

It's dramatic musique will not only celebrate...
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posted by ChuckyLover1
Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas and simply "Santa", is a figure with legendary, mythical, historical and folkloric origins who, in many western cultures, is a dit to bring gifts to the homes of the good children during the late evening and overnight hours of Christmas Eve, December 24. The modern figure was derived from the Dutch figure of Sinterklaas, which, in turn, may have part of its basis in hagiographical tales concerning the historical figure of gift giver Saint Nicholas. A nearly identical story is attributed par Greek and Byzantine folklore to Basil of Caesarea....
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posted by katiemariie
I really enjoy the Christmas season. I l’amour the films that get played every year. I l’amour the Christmas musique radio station. I l’amour the lights. I l’amour the snow. I l’amour the togetherness. I l’amour the Claymation. I l’amour wrapping presents. I l’amour unwrapping presents. I l’amour making cards and presents for my Friends and my teachers. I l’amour going to the mall and finding the perfect gift. I l’amour going shopping with my friends. I l’amour the classroom Christmas parties that are against school rules. I l’amour going to Petsmart with my mom to get stockage, empoissonnement stuffers for my cats. I l’amour waking up early on Christmas...
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posted by Mallory101
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree!
How are thy leaves so verdant!
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
How are thy leaves so verdant!

Not only in the summertime,
But even in winter is thy prime.
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
How are thy leaves so verdant!

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
Much pleasure doth thou bring me!
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
Much pleasure doth thou bring me!

For every an the Christmas tree,
Brings to us all both joy and glee.
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
Much pleasure doth thou bring me!

O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
Thy candles shine out brightly!
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
Thy candles shine out brightly!

Each bough doth hold its tiny light,
That makes each toy to sparkle bright.
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree,
Thy candles shine out brightly!
Another Holiday season is upon us and toi know what that means: break out the egg nog, light up the tree, put up the stockings, take out a seconde mortgage for the credit card bill and feu up The Carpenter's Christmas album (turn it up to 11, will you?).

It also means it's time for another liste of Christmas video goodies.

So kick back and get ready to enjoy another batch of holiday fun. Oh, and in case toi missed last year's liste be sure to check out link

So without further ado...

The Essentials
I'm reposting these from last year's liste because these are the items most people want to see....
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