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Christmas isn’t just a time for family & friends, it’s also a time to read festive facts that you wouldn’t read at any other time of the year! It’s a time where you learn the the history of tinsel, advent calendars, Santa Claus himself, and learn about bizarre traditions that surround the Christmas period.

If you love Christmas as much as we do, fill your stockings with our amazing choice of Christmas facts and show off your knowledge over Christmas dinner – because let’s face it, fun facts are better than Christmas cracker jokes!

The Origin of the Mince Pie

Mince pies are a symbol of seasonal cheer; you can enjoy it with a healthy dollop of brandy cream and a glass of mulled wine. But where do mice pies come from? Here we will look at the history and origins of the mince pie.

How Coca-Cola Actually Changed Santa’s Appearance

When the “Holidays Are Coming” Coca-Cola advertisement hits your TV screen, it’s not uncommon to hear somebody say “hey did you know Coke made Santa red and that he was green before?” As well as “Coke owns the rights to Santa” and these are things many of us just take to be facts. However, they are completely mythical. But why do people believe it?

10 Funky Facts About Brussels Sprouts

While not everyone may love Brussels sprouts, did you know there's actually a scientific reason as to why that is? Even if you're among those who can't stand the sight, smell, or taste of Brussels sprouts, there's a surprising amount of benefits to eating these little green globes!

10 Facts About The Grinch That May Surprise You!

"How the Grinch Stole Christmas" is one of the most-loved Christmas movies. Regardless of whether you’ve seen it or not, you’ll recognize the green character who always makes his way onto our screens over the holiday season. Here are 10 facts you didn’t know about the Grinch!

The A-Z of Christmas Movie Facts

One of the most exciting things about the holiday season is being able to cuddle up and watch your favorite Christmas films. There are few things that make us feel more festive than Christmas movies. Here are some facts that you might not know about the most-loved holiday movies.

100 Festive Facts To Get You Ready For Christmas

There's so much joy & happiness around at this time of year and so many traditions we all abide by so avidly however nonsensical they may seem but why? And who created all the images, characters and foods we all love? Find out here with these 100 festive facts to get you ready for Christmas!

Why Is Santa Really Red?

Santa is the most well-known figure when it comes to the holiday season, but could you possibly imagine him without his red coat? In fact, his famous red outfit has become so commonplace in the world that nobody even stops to question where on earth it came from.

5 Tips for A Healthier Christmas

The holiday season is upon us and it's a full of cheer and good tidings. People tend to really live it up during the big holidays, especially during Christmas when they cut loose and splurge and often over indulge. Check out these 5 tips to stay healthy this Christmas!

14 Facts About the Christmas Truce of 1914

The Great War of 1914-1918 saw bloodshed, heartache and devastation around the world. However, among the tragedy is the tale of the Christmas truce. This iconic moment of history tells the tale of soldiers on opposite sides coming together in a moment of peace during Christmas Day 1914.

18 Facts About the Coca-Cola Christmas Truck

The bright red Coca-Cola truck has become almost as iconic as Santa Claus himself over the years, and it's impossible to imagine Christmas without it. As soon as the shining lights make their first appearance, the festive season seems to have truly begun. Read these 18 festive facts here!