Merry Christmas!  Did you know that the twelve days of Christmas BEGIN on Christmas Day?!  The celebration of Christmas lasts twelve days–to the “Twelfth Night”–and ends on January 6, which is Epiphany.

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me…

First Day of Christmas

~ a partridge in a pear tree!


Until we meet again…may God hold you in the palm of His hand.

~An Old Irish Blessing~

Marian McCoy Boveri


Day 1:  Copyright: <a href=’’>eireann / 123RF Stock Photo</a>