December 6 is the official start of Christmas in our home. That is when trees go up, decorations come out, and presents get put under the tree for the children to drool over. And why, you ask, is it such a random day like the 6th of December? Well, actually it’s not random at all; December 6th is St. Nicholas Day
There's only one out of a handful of people that I have met in my lifetime who have actually heard of or celebrated St. Nick. I remember as a young girl waking up on December 6th and running to my Christmas stocking to find a treat or two in it. I used to get a toy and a little bit of candy. I never actually knew why we celebrated St. Nick, only that we did and that somehow St.