Christmas is just around the corner and now is the time many of us start to think about how to wrap our Holiday gifts. Well, I have found some fun, festive and even frugal ways to wrap your Christmas gifts this year.
Let's get wrapping!
Wrap all of your presents in white paper then customize with tree clippings, handmade gift tags, paper off-cuts or festive candy canes and candies.
He used to distribute gifts secretly to children on Christmas Eve as a surprise for them. While he was passing a house he heard a father and his daughters lamenting their poverty and how they were unable to be married because they could not provide dowry that was prevalent in those days. Overcome with pity and sympathy, Nicholas observed the woolen stockings of the girls that they had put on the windowsill to dry and secretly placed enough gold pieces in each to provide dowry for the girls.
This led to the custom of children hanging stockings or putting out shoes, eagerly awaiting gifts from Saint Nicholas. Sometimes the story is told with gold balls instead of bags of gold. That is why three gold balls, sometimes represented as oranges, are one of the symbols for St. Nicholas.
Bishop of Dover, Trevor Willmott, and his message about St. Nicholas and Christmas.
The tradition of Christmas stockings was introduced in America by the Dutch. It is said that in the 16th Century, the children staying in Holland kept their clogs, filled with straw, by the hearth for the reindeer.