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NATIONAL HOT CHOCOLATE DAY

Every year on January 31, National Hot Chocolate Day warms people up across the country. Try celebrating this, timeless cold-weather beverage. Hot chocolate is a warm beverage made with ground chocolate, heated milk or water, and sugar. In America, we often use the terms hot chocolate and hot cocoa interchangeably. However, the two beverages are

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CHRISTMAS DAY – December 25

Every year on December 25th, over 2 billion people around the world celebrate Christmas Day. Traditionally, Christmas is a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. Nonreligious people and those of different faiths celebrate the day as a cultural event.  Also known as Christmas Day, this holiday is derived from the Old English Crīstesmæsse which

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CHRISTMAS EVE

Christmas Eve on December 24 kicks off a series of holiday traditions. Some are ancient practices with a modern spin, while others date back hundreds of years. Christmas Eve is filled with both religious and nonreligious traditions. Religious traditions center around the birth of Jesus. Different denominations have their own traditions. On Christmas Eve Roman

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NATIONAL EGGNOG DAY Christmas Eve

National Eggnog Day is observed once a year on the day before Christmas.  Also known as egg milk punch, eggnog is a popular drink throughout the United States during the holidays. Eggnog is a sweetened dairy-based beverage traditionally made with milk and cream, sugar, whipped eggs, and spices.  When served at parties and holiday get-togethers, liquor

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NATIONAL SANGRIA DAY – December 20

Across the nation each year on December 20th, National Sangria Day recognizes a wine and fresh fruit combination that brings a fresh celebration to the table.  Sangria is a beverage made with wine and sweetened with fresh fruit and fruit juices. Other ingredients can include herbs, spices, carbonation, and liquor. The combinations are endless, giving sangria