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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Do We Hang A Pickle On The Christmas Tree?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Do We Hang A Pickle On The Christmas Tree?

Everyone has their own Christmas traditions, but not everyone’s are the same. Some folks open presents after breakfast, some people hang stockings up for their dog, some display homemade decorations…and then there are some folks who hide a Christmas pickle ornament in their tree. What is that all about? The tradition, which is believed by…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Do We Kiss Under The Mistletoe?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Do We Kiss Under The Mistletoe?

Mistletoe is a strange plant. Certain varieties are poisonous, with their toxic white berries being able to cause a variety of digestive issues. It’s also a parasitic plant, attaching itself onto other trees to steal their water & nutrients. Mistletoe seeds are then dispersed by birds that eat its berries, allowing the plant to grow…Read More