Even the Scrooge on your list is sure to be delighted by a Christmas flower delivery. Send the gift of beauty to everyone you love, or choose a delightful arrangement to complete your Christmas table or holiday display. A hand-delivered bouquet is a great way to add magic to the holidays. With a large selection of bouquets and other gifts, you will be able to find something for everyone.
From 1659 to 81, the celebration of Christmas was outlawed in Boston, and law-breakers were fined five shillings.
Christmas wasn't a holiday in early America, in fact Congress was in session on December 25, 1789, the country's first Christmas under the new constitution. *
Christmas was declared a federal holiday in the United States on June 26, 1870. *
The first eggnog made in the United States was consumed in Captain John Smith's 1607 Jamestown settlement. *
Poinsettia plants are named after Joel R. Poinsett, an American minister to Mexico, who brought the plant from Mexico to America in 1828. *
The Salvation Army has been sending Santa Claus-clad donation collectors into the streets since the 1890s. *
Rudolph, "the most famous reindeer of all," was the product of Robert L. May's imagination in 1939. The copywriter wrote a poem about the reindeer to help lure customers into the Montgomery Ward department store.