22 SLEEPS TO GO FOR CHRISTMAS 2019

22 SLEEPS TO GO CHRISTMAS 2019

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG Tuesday 3rd December 2019

 

  1. DRIVING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS PICTURE

 Even Santa has to move on

      2.  A CHRISTMAS LIST

25+ CHILDREN’S ANNUALS 2020

 

  1. CHRISTMAS WORDS

 

Legend has it that a poor Mexican girl known as Pepita, embarrassed to have nothing else to give, picked a small bunch of weeds to present at a nativity scene. After she placed her humble bouquet down it burst with five petal-like leaves representing the Star of David. The poinsettia was from then on always associated with Christmas. 34 million poinsettias are now sold annually the world over.

 

  1. DRIVING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS ONE LINE OF LYRIC

 

And it’s been so long

But I will be there

 

  1. NICE LITTLE CHRISTMAS NUMBER

 

11           We consume 5 million jars of cranberry sauce in the UK over the festive period

12           …and believe it or not, 9,875 tonnes of sprouts are eaten in December each year

13           57 Olympic swimming pools could be filled with the amount of beer consumed over Christmas

14           The largest Christmas cracker was 207ft long and 4m in diameter

15           40% of shoppers start their Christmas shopping before Halloween

 

 TRACK OF THE DAY

  1. 01 - All I Want For Christmas Is You Mariah Carey 3:53

All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey

Highest Chart Position: No.2 17th December 1994

Celebrates 25 years this year 2019

  1. CHRISTMAS THOUGHT OR FACT

This excellent little video exposes some Christmas stereotypes – It really is worth a watch.

 

  1. CHRISTMAS COMPILATION ALBUM

SOUL CHRISTMAS

 White Christmas – The Drifters

  1. Merry Christmas Baby – Otis Redding
  2. Winter Wonderland – Booker T. & The MG’s
  3. Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (45 Version) – The Cadillacs
  4. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) [45 Version] – The Drifters
  5. This Christmas – Donny Hathaway
  6. Gee Whiz, It’s Christmas – Carla Thomas
  7. Every Day Will Be Like a Holiday – William Bell
  8. What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? – King Curtis
  9. Silent Night (Single Version) – The Impressions
  10. Christmas Gift – Margie Joseph
  11. May Christmas Bring You Happiness – Luther Vandross
  12. Christmas Wish – Percy Sledge
  13. Back Door Santa – Clarence Carter
  14. Presents for Christmas – Solomon Burke
  15. Soul Santa – Brook Benton
  16. Santa Claus Is Coming to Town – Booker T. & The MG’s
  17. All I Want for Christmas Is You – Carla Thomas
  18. New Year’s Resolution – Otis Redding & Carla Thomas

 

  1. HISTORY OF RADIO TIMES CHRISTMAS COVERS
  1. HISTORY OF TV TIMES CHRISTMAS COVERS
  1. IT’S A CRACKER

What’s the most popular Christmas wine? ‘I don’t like Brussels sprouts

  1. CHRISTMAS CARD OF THE DAY

 

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