Symbolism of the Christmas Wreath

There are many translations to the symbolism of a Christmas wreath.  My favorite goes like this:

The Christmas Wreath is made of evergreen branches because evergreen is the symbol of strength- even in the harshest of winter weather it stays green.

The Christmas Wreath is round because at every end, there is a beginning.

WOW right?   How could you not love that.  When we decorate a wreath, we bring our own style to it, a little piece of ourselves.  Glitz, natural, our love of the seashore, a cardinal to honor someone who has passed, old ornaments of a loved one or even the ones your children have made.  The list goes on and on…  So in the end we showcasing our personalities with our Christmas wreath.

 

 

 

Christmas Trees- real v. fake

The True Debate- Real v. Fake

Each holiday season, shoppers find themselves confronted with a choice: celebrate with a fresh, Christmas tree, or one that is artificial plastic or aluminum. What most people don’t realize is that the best choice has always been the traditional and natural choice – a Real Christmas Tree.

real christmas tree

Consider this:
• While they’re growing, Real Christmas Trees support life by absorbing carbon dioxide and other gases and emitting fresh oxygen.
• Real Christmas Trees are grown on farms just like any crop.
Harvesting a Christmas Tree is no more damaging to the environment than harvesting an ear of corn.
• To ensure a constant supply, Christmas Tree farmers plant a new seedling for every tree they harvest.

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