Monday, December 24, 2012
Share your family's traditions with us.
We all remember some holiday traditions from when we were kids. When I was a kid, one of my favorites was arguing with my brothers about who got to hang the beloved ornament on the tree. The "Mouse House," as we called it, was special because inside a mushroom was a family of mice, each doing their own thing. We would stick a lightbulb inside the house from a string of lights so you could see what was going on inside. I know, I know, that sounds pretty lame. But it's just one of those things that sticks with me. With all that's going on in the world right now, sometimes it's nice to take a break and think about memories that are simple and happy. We want to know: What are those traditions that just "stick with you?" Did your Grandma make…
Monday, December 26, 2011
Do you know what the colors of the holiday represent?
The colors of Kwanzaa are black, red and green. Black represents the people, while red represents their struggle. What does the green stand for? Editor's Note: Select your answer in the poll below and tell us how you know the answer in the comments section. We'll post the correct answer later in the day.
Saturday, December 24, 2011
How much do you know about one of the newest holiday celebrations?
Kwanzaa was created in 1966 by Dr. Maulana Karenga, professor and chairman of Black Studies at California State University-Long Beach. The name "Kwanzaa" is derived from the phrase "matunda ya kwanza," which means "first fruits" in what language? Editor's Note: Select your answer in the poll below and tell us how you know the answer in the comments section. The answer will be posted later in the day.
Friday, December 23, 2011
Do you know the origins of this song?
Santa's light on a dark night, Rudolph, was born more than 100 years after his eight flying counterparts. The "most famous reindeer of all" was the 1939 creation of Robert L. May to drive holiday traffic to what department store? Editor's Note: Select your answer in the poll below and tell us how you know the answer in the comments section. The answer will be posted later in the day.