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7 Fun facts about Santa Claus

  1.  Santa Claus’ middle name is Merlin. His father loved to read Arthurian tales and names Santa after the fabled magician.SantaClaus
  2. Santa has a sensitivity to oranges  He breaks out in hives if he eats one.
  3. Santa has visited every continent in the world except Antarctica.  He hopes to visit in the slow season.
  4. Santa had a pet raccoon name Jasper.  The raccoon used to follow him around the North Pole in the summer.  He was lots of fun but he liked to shred the wrapping paper and was constantly making a big mess.
  5. Santa and Jessie walk every day 2 miles. Sometimes, Santa will fly to a different country and then walk through a village or city. He says it gives him a better idea of what the people are like who live in the city.
  6. Santa is an amateur astronomer.  He likes to watch comet showers at different times of the year.
  7. Santa and Molly Claus are celebrating their 100th wedding anniversary this Christmas.  Santa is planning a huge celebration and inviting all of his friends to the North Pole.

Little known facts about Ms Claus

  • In December Molly Claus makes gifts for 30 of her family members.  She sews, crafts, bakes, writes and scrapbooks something special for each one.msclaus
  • Molly is responsible for the treats that goes into every child’s Christmas basket during the holidays.  She has a team of elves that help to create new and exciting confections every year.
  • Molly is short.  She stands two feet shorter in Santa Claus even when he is not wearing his boots.
  • Molly has designed a Christmas wrapping paper line that is sold in a predominant retailer.  The earnings of the wrapping are given to animal charities around the world.
  • Molly has taught Jessie to ring a bell when she would like to go outside for a walk. Initially pleased with the accomplishment, Molly has become impatient with Jessie as the dog rings the bell non stop to go out and play.
  • Molly  had the elves hung 100,000 lights on her home this holiday season.  She loves seeing the twinkling lights during the long dark December nights and has decorated her home in a theme of green and red.
  • Molly loves to eat vegetables.  Her favorite vegetable is the carrot.  she enjoys the snap when she bites off a piece of a raw carrot.  Molly hates cabbage.  Her mother used to make cabbage soup once a week when she was a child and Molly can no longer stand the smell.
  • Molly is n expert gift wrapper.  She has papers to prove it.  She attended a workshop on imaginative gift wrapping at a wrapping retailer and passed the course with flying colors.  In fact, she was given a trophy for most imaginative packages.
  • Molly likes to travel by dog sled in the bad weather.  She says she can get around the North Pole much faster with the dogs pulling her.  She is always sure to bring a treat for each and every dog in the team.
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August 14th – Little known facts about Christmas at the North Pole

  1. The elves decorate a giant metal tree with oranges, apples, nuts and bird seed each year.  The tree is put up in a  different location around the world and the food is adapted to the local wildlife.  At midnight on Christmas Eve the food is made available to the animals.

    Facts about a North Pole Christmas
  2. Cocoa and peppermint is served at breaks on Christmas Eve. Santa provides unlimited refreshments to his workers free.
  3. The elves sleep in on Christmas Day and then have a huge party on Boxing Day.  Boxing Day is the day that they exchange gifts among themselves.
  4. A bright star is hung at the highest point of the financial tower during the holiday season.
  5. Angels visit Santa before his trip to bless his journey and offer prayers over the children he will be visiting.
  6. Molly is in charge of Santa’s on board computer on Christmas Eve.  The computer helps with directions and managing the loads and loads of toys Santa and the reindeer must pick up from his drop off locations.
  7. On Christmas Eve day Santa has a parade for the elves to thank them for their contributions over the year.  He always gives a rousing speech to them and he has been known to burst into tears.
  8. There is one elf whose only job is to keep track of Santa’s glasses. He travels with Santa on the sleigh and retrieves them every time Santa puts the glasses down.
  9. Claus Park has a giant gingerbread and candy castle that is built during December.  Santa hosts a party for some of his magical friends two days before Christmas to gather information .  For example,  Jack Frost always predicted the weather and a peace magician named Frank gave him information on safe fly zones.
  10. Jessie has managed to break 15 cocoa machines. The sugar cookies are always near the machines and  her tail pounded on the table legs one day and the machines toppled onto the floor. Ever since the elves have strapped the machines to sturdier tables to prevent the problem from happening again.
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August 13th – More fun facts about Ms. Claus

  1. Molly loves Poinsettias.  Santa built her a greenhouse at the North Pole and she grows all different colors of the plants.  She gives them away to seniors centers for Christmas.

    One of Molly’s Poinsettias
  2. Molly is very strong.  She competes in the North Pole games in the shot put event and has won several medals.
  3. Molly is an excellent computer programmer.  She helps out with the computer systems on Christmas Eve to make sure the computer on the Santa’s sleigh works.
  4. Molly’s favorite colors are purple and lime green. She often wears the colors together.
  5. Molly has not cut her hair for three years.  It is thick and curly and she often wears it in braids on her head.
  6. Molly’s favorite food is honey on toast.  Her father was a bee keeper  and she used share this treat with her father at breakfast.
  7. When Molly was eight she met the previous Santa Claus.  She stayed up all night under the tree waiting for Santa to appear.  When he came down the chimney she asked Santa lots and lots of questions.  This tradition continued each year until Santa introduced Molly to the man he was training to take over for him when he retired.  The new Santa and Molly started dating and married the next year.
  8. Molly has a stuffed bear collection from around the world.  Santa always brings her a new bear when he goes away on business trips.
  9. Molly  loves dressing Jessie in coats.  She thinks Jessie is adorable  in the color pink but she cannot get the dog to wear the color.
  10. Molly once baked one thousand cookies for a fundraiser in a day. She was exhausted by the end of the day but raised a lot of money for her charity.
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