Tag Archives: Christmas

Classic Covers: A Kiss Under the Mistletoe

“…the Yule log and Christmas candle were regularly burnt, and the mistletoe, with its white berries, hung up, to the imminent peril of all the pretty housemaids,” wrote Washington Irving (1783-1859). This Victorian couple under the mistletoe was on the cover of The Saturday Evening Post December 15, 1900. How many people have our cover artists caught under that infamous plant? ... More

Christmas Seals Turn 104!

Decorative seals for Christmas cards and packages helped “stamp” out tuberculosis. Now, the enduring tradition promotes research on other lung diseases, including the most lethal cancer in the U.S. ... More

Classic Covers: O, Christmas Tree!

O Christmas Tree! O’ Christmas Tree! Much pleasure thou can’st give me – at least according to the old German carol. Post cover artists, however, show that sometimes the good old Christmas Tree gives us headaches. ... More

Henry’s Christmas

She had no food to give her son. They couldn’t sleep in the car. The cold would come in the night as they clung to each other, and they would wait for death. ... More
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Dreaming of a GREEN Christmas

According to National Geographic News Online, if every family reused just two feet of holiday ribbon, the 38,000 miles of ribbon saved could tie a bow around the entire planet! The following tips suggest more ways of accomplishing an eco-friendly, green holiday. ... More

Christmas at Biltmore House

Biltmore House, an opulent mansion built in the late 1800s by George W. Vanderbilt, is a testament to wealth and luxurious living. With more than 250 rooms, it remains the largest private home in America. ... More
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