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Old 10-17-2014, 08:10 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by DianeinSparks View Post
I've found so many people don't know what the 12 days of Christmas are. People have always asked me why I keep my Christmas tree up so long - until the day after Epiphany-the 12th day of Christmas and then I tell them what the real dates are for the 12 Days of Christmas. And I love having the tree up until then instead of taking it down the day after Christmas.
When I was a kid, we called Jan 6th (the 12th day of Christmas) Little Christmas. I mentioned that to someone the other day, and they didn't have a clue what I was talking about. We always put up our Christmas tree on Christmas Eve and took it down on January 6th. So . . . I had to explain that Epiphany was when the Wise Men came.

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