Day 13 12 SLEEPS UNTIL CHRISTMAS DAY

Day 13 12 SLEEPS UNTIL CHRISTMAS DAY

NICE LITTLE CHRISTMAS NUMBER

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG Thursday 13th December 2018

Today, our second look at some Nice Little Christmas Numbers

1              15 – The average age of a Christmas tree when it is sold

2              £1,600,000,000 – The total spent by the UK at Christmas

3              230,000 Tonnes – The amount of wasted Christmas food that is thrown away each year

4              1 – The number of Santa’s reindeer who’s names are taken from the song “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”

5              300 Million – The number of mince pies eaten over Xmas

6              16.6% – The percentage of total US retail sales that are Christmas related

7              83 Square km – The amount of wrapping paper sold in the UK every Christmas

8              60 Million – The number of Christmas trees grown each year in Europe

9              113 Feet – The height of the tallest ever snowman, which was built in Maine, America

10           45.72 Metres – The length of the biggest Christmas cracker ever made. It was also 3.04 metres wide

11           3 – The number of Beatles Christmas number 1’s. The band achieved top spot in 1963, 1965 and 1967

12           £10.4 Million – The amount spent decorating the Christmas tree at the Tsunamachi Misui Club, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan in 2002

13           30,000 – The number of participants in the largest ever Secret Santa, organised by Reddit in 2012

14           10 Million – The number of Turkeys cooked in the UK every Xmas

15           32.56 Metres – The length of the longest ever Christmas Stocking. It was also 14.97 metres wide

16           600,000 – The number of letters sent to Santa every year

17           3 – The number of Christmas trees planted to replace each one harvested

18           16 – The average number of Christmas presents a UK child receives

19           6 Million – The number of rolls of sellotape that will be sold in the UK in the run up to Christmas

20           £330 – The average amount a UK adult spends buying Christmas presents

 

INSPIRATIONAL CHRISTMAS QUOTE FOR THE DAY

“The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live.” ? George Carlin

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PICTURE BOOK

  1. Dream Snow by Eric Carle &
  2. Spot’s First Christmas by Eric Hill

CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS BOOK For 5+ READERS

Snow Spider – Jenny Nimmo

CHRISTMAS NOVELS

Village Christmas: And Other Notes on the English Year Laurie Lee

A RADIO TIMES CHRISTMAS COVER

2000

CHILDREN’S ANNUAL

Disney Frozen Annual 2019

CHRISTMAS CAROL

In The Bleak Midwinter

CHRISTMAS FILM

White Christmas (1954)

HAPPINESS AT CHRISTMAS IS…

Happiness at Christmas is…Jack Frost nipping at your nose

IT’S GRANDAD’S CHRISTMAS CRACKER JOKE OF THE DAY

How did Mary and Joseph know that Jesus was 7lb 6oz when he was born? They had a weigh in a manger

AT CHRISTMAS LOVE IS…

At Christmas Love is…all you want for Christmas

CHRISTMAS TRACK OF THE DAY

18           Father Christmas Do Not Touch Me – Goodies

Highest Chart Position: No.7 4th January 1975 Double A with “The Inbetweenies”

A CHRISTMAS ALBUM

MRS MILLS – GLAD TIDINGS (Christmas Honky Tonk Piano )nly available on vinyl

WHAT DAY IS IT?

Thursday 13th December 2018

Mamma’s Birthday

Violin Day

Hot Cocoa Day

 

 

 

 

 

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