12 Days of Christmas: By the Numbers


It cannot be overstated how much we at Abraham Thinkin’ love Christmas. Truly, any superlative to describe a person’s enthusiasm is applicable to our Christmas Spirit, and it probably still falls short of effectively capturing the level of our Holiday Cheer. As we all know by now, the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is to sing loud for all to hear. Fortunately for you all, we cannot sing Christmas Carols to you through the computer, so instead, we are going to do what we think is the next best thing. Every day between now and Christmas Day, we will post something related to Christmas, including Christmas Traditions, Stories of Christmas Lore; some of Abe’s Christmas Faves, and much much more.

To the Western world, Christmas would not be complete without giving. Whether you are into giving, receiving, or both, the tradition of Christmas shopping has become and essential – and sometimes stressful – ritual. This is the time of year when that elective-spending part of your budget balloons as you purchase gifts for friends and family. So how much does the world spend on Christmas, and how much does it change the economy? We try to answer these questions on this, the Tenth Day of Christmas.

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12 Days of Christmas: The Re-Gifting Guide


It cannot be overstated how much we at Abraham Thinkin’ love Christmas. Truly, any superlative to describe a person’s enthusiasm is applicable to our Christmas Spirit, and it probably still falls short of effectively capturing the level of our Holiday Cheer. As we all know by now, the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is to sing loud for all to hear. Fortunately for you all, we cannot sing Christmas Carols to you through the computer, so instead, we are going to do what we think is the next best thing. Every day between now and Christmas Day, we will post something related to Christmas, including Christmas Traditions, Stories of Christmas Lore; some of Abe’s Christmas Faves, and much much more.

We’ve all done it. Come ooonnnn, admit it! You’ve re-gifted! No? Ok, well I have…the re-gift is one of those great Christmas traditions that nobody ever talks about. If you haven’t done it already, I can almost guarantee you that you will at least be tempted to do so soon. So, on this, the Second Day of Christmas, I will help walk you through this sometimes dangerous practice that can nevertheless be good for a few laughs.

Disclaimer: We here at *AT* would never advocate re-gifting unless it is for some of the more light-hearted reasons detailed below. You hear that Santa? We’re being good!

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