Christmas tree

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Live or artificial – how to choose a Christmas tree?

Posted: August 14th, 2013 | Author: | Occasional

A Christmas tree is an integral part of the Christmas tradition and it is hard to imagine a celebration without a view of beautifully decorated Christmas trees. The question is, what is better to choose – a natural or artificial Christmas tree? Proponents of natural trees say, that nothing is able to replace this beautiful scent that reminds of a winter forest.


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How to tell the truth about St. Nicholas to your child

Posted: August 14th, 2013 | Author: | Occasional

In the life of every child it comes a time when he or she needs to know a violent truth about the existence of a friendly bearded man, Santa Claus. How to explain to the child the truth about St. Nicholas and continue to enjoy the unique atmosphere and magic of Christmas?


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How to beautifully decorate the house for Christmas

Posted: August 14th, 2013 | Author: | Occasional

If you want to make a really festive atmosphere at your home, take care of appropriate décor. Here are a few practical tips on how to beautifully decorate the house for Christmas. Think about what colors bring Christmas to your mind? Maybe it is a dark green fragrant Christmas tree, white and blue snow, or red dressed  Santa Claus?


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Tasty Christmas tree, or ideas for interesting, edible decorations

Posted: August 14th, 2013 | Author: | Food

Hanging on the Christmas tree edible decorations, such as apples, fruit, or gingerbread has a very ancient tradition. If you already have enough of  modern  decorations,  hang this year on the Christmas tree edible decorations. Christmas tree  was decorated with nuts and small, red apples  yet long before invention of Christmas balls. Such natural ornaments have their symbolism. The applessuppose to provide health and beauty throughout the year, and the nuts were guarantee of prosperity.


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Where did the custom of dressing the Christmas tree came from

Posted: August 14th, 2013 | Author: | Accessories

It’s hard to imagine Christmas without one of their symbols, which is beautifully decorated, fragrant Christmas tree. Without the tree, the Christmas time would lose a lot of its charm. But where exactly the habit of dressing Christmas tree came from? The idea of decorating the tree came to us from our neighbors across the western border, the Germans.


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How to properly care for Christmas tree

Posted: August 14th, 2013 | Author: | Occasional

After many hours of search you managed to find the perfect Christmas tree. But all good things must come to an end. A tree begins to lose color, lose its needles. To keep it as long as possible in an ideal position to  be beautiful adornment for a long time after Christmas, learn how to care for it accordingly.