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CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR MOM FROM DAUGHTER is celebrated as the birthday of Jesus although there is no evidence he was born on that day. It was declared his birthday in 440 AD. In England Christmas was originally called Yule. The old Saxon word Yule meant mid-winter. However when the Saxons were converted to Christianity the word Yule came to mean Jesus’ birthday. The word Christmas (Christ mass) was not used until the 11th century.


For most of history Christmas was just one of many festivals celebrated throughout the year. Until the 19th century Christmas was not particularly important in England.

For centuries it was traditional to burn a Yule log in the fireplace at Christmas. In the 19th century it was also common to light a large Yule candle.

Boxing Day was originally a day when alms-boxes in churches were opened and the money was distributed to the poor. Later ‘boxes’ were given to servants.

Our modern Christmas really began in the 19th century. Most of the things that make up a ‘traditional’ English Christmas were actually invented (or imported into England from other countries) in the 19th century. That includes Christmas trees, Christmas cards, Christmas crackers, paper decorations and, of course, Father Christmas or Santa Claus with his white beard and red costume.

Long before the 19th century people in England decorated their houses at Christmas with holly, ivy and mistletoe. In the 19th century people began to use colored paper decorations.

For centuries it was common to give Christmas gifts to friends and relatives at Christmas. However, hanging out stockings to be filled with presents was first recorded in parts of England in the early 19th century. It became common in the late 19th century.


Christmas cards were invented in the 19th century. The first one was designed in 1843 by John Horsley. By the 1860s Christmas cards were very popular in England.

Father Christmas and Santa Claus were originally two different figures. In England, Father Christmas was a man dressed in green (representing the return of Spring) who was supposed to visit families and feast with them at Christmas. (He did not bring gifts). However in the 19th century in England Father Christmas merged with the Dutch Santa Claus. He is supposed to be based on St Nicholas a Christian bishop who lived in Turkey in the 4th century AD. According to tradition, St Nicholas gave generous gifts to the poor. St Nicholas had a feast day on 6 December. (In Poland Santa still brings gifts on 6 December). On that day it was traditional to give gifts or to give to charity to remember the saint’s generosity.

A daughter can give a sweet stocking stuffer Christmas gift which is a best CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR MOM FROM DAUGHTER. The best Christmas gifts for Mom aren’t just beautiful and fun to look at—they’re also practical too. A daughter  can gift a diffuses, fresh herb “grow houses,” and warm scarves galore to keep her busy, happy, and warm all season long.. A chocolate-filled gift basket, A darling pair of bee-inspired earrings and so on.


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