The "Little Ice Age"
Have you ever wondered why almost all of our Christmas traditions center around cold, wind, ice, sleet and snow etc.?
After all most of this country never sees any snow fall any time of their winter season. And then it's somehow supposed to fall all centered on just one day of the year.
Well it seems there actually is a reason for this. And for a change it's not all a marketing ploy dreamed up by an advertising agency somewhere in the past.
The reason was "The Little Ice Age". Yes, this country actually did have one of these climatic phenomenons just a few short centuries ago and it is responsible for all the Christmas advertising we are accustomed to each and every year.
Check here for some background information so you can understand the how and why!