December ushers in winter holidays such as Christmas, Kwanza, and Chanukah. Families gather together. Throughout the month, charity and peace encompass our thoughts and actions. During the twelfth and final month of the year, December inspires a flurry of activity both in the business world and our personal lives. Sales, shopping, family gatherings, school holidays, baking, and seasonal changes remind us of the way the world changes and how things used to be. It’s the most wonderful time of the year! December in Prescott is booming with festivities. Everybody’s hometown is transformed into Arizona’s Christmas town. From the beginning of the month to the end of the year Prescott has something happening on a regular basis If you are blessed enough to call Prescott home you know how wonderful this time of year is for us. If you just plan to visit for the holidays, make sure you get out and enjoy all the festivities. And if you are interested in making Prescott your hometown, you can go to Theresadesoto.com to see current home listings. We would love to meet you and help you find the perfect home. We are your friendly hometown Realtors and can help with all your real estate needs, whether buying your new home, selling your current home…. Or Both!
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I sat with chill December
Beside the evening fire.
“And what do you remember,”
I ventured to inquire,
“Of seasons long forsaken?”
He answered in amaze,
“My age you have mistaken;
I’ve lived but thirty days.”
by John B. Tabb
CELEBRATE THE MONTH OF DECEMBER . . .
Bingo’s Birthday Month
National Pear Month
National Tie Month
Root Vegetables and Exotic Fruits Month
DAYS TO CELEBRATE!
1st- National Eat a Red Apple Day
4th-National Sock Day
8th-Pretend to Be A Time Traveler Day
16th-National Chocolate-covered Anything Day
18th-Answer the Telephone Like Buddy The Elf Day
WEEKS TO CELEBRATE!
Cookie Cutter Week
National Hand Washing Awareness Week
Cookie Exchange Week
November 29 – December 24
THERESA’S TIMELINE TRIVIA
2nd- The toilet paper roll was patented (Patent #465,588) and the hoarding began! 1891
6th – The Washington Monument was completed. 1884
10th -Wyoming, a territory of the U.S., allowed women to vote and hold office. 1869
11th- Dr. Horace Wells became the first person to have a tooth extracted after receiving an anesthetic (Nitrous Oxide) for the dental procedure, by Dr. John M. Riggs. 1844
13th – The Clip-on tie is created. 1928
14th – Imitation pearls were first manufactured by a Frenchman, named Jacquin -1656
16th – (Eruption) The last recorded eruption of Mount Fuji in Japan. 1707
19th – The last Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost. the first ‘Best Car in the World’, was sold in London, England. 1924
21st – Arthur Wynne published his “word-cross”, the first crossword puzzle, in the New York World. 1913
22nd – The first string of electric lights decorating a Christmas tree was created for his
house by Edward H. Johnson, 1882
25th – (possibly 4 or 6 BC) – Jesus was born. 0
Andy’s Actually Factual Facts
The Spanish word esposa means “wife.” The plural, esposas, means “wives,” but also “handcuffs.”
The average American drinks about 600 sodas a year.
Celery has negative calories! It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with.
The Pilgrims ate popcorn at the first Thanksgiving dinner.
You replace every particle in your body every seven years. You are literally not the same person you were 7 years ago.
The average person has at least seven dreams a night.
The longest conga to this date included 119,986 people.
A Rubik’s Cube can make 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 different combinations!
There are 11 U.S. states have land farther south than the most northern point of Mexico.
It’s been estimated that a new baby can rob parents of anywhere between 400-750 hours of sleep in the first year.