Tag Archive: 'holiday'

The history of Christmas stockings

The history of Christmas stockings

Just when the excitement of opening presents abates after the last of the packages under the Christmas tree have been torn open, children and adults alike may discover that there are more treats to be had nestled inside of stockings hung on the mantle. The hanging of Christmas stockings is a tradition with an extensive […]

How did Black Friday originate

How did Black Friday originate?

Black Friday is seen by many as a shopping extravaganza that begins in the wee hours of the morning on the day after Thanksgiving, offering deep discounts on various items, doorbuster deals and other specials that have customers anxious to raid the aisles. Many believe Black Friday was named for the day retail companies would […]

Merry Christmas from The Courier Herald 2016

Merry Christmas from The Courier Herald

Exploring Christmas colors

Exploring Christmas colors

Decorations adorning homes and businesses in the familiar colors of red and green are popular come the holiday season. Even gift wrap, greeting cards and clothing tend to lean toward red and green as the holiday season hits full swing. It is difficult to think of Christmas without envisioning everything awash in these popular colors, […]

Merry Christmas from The Courier Herald 2015

Merry Christmas from The Courier Herald