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My Beloved Christmas Pickle!
I have wanted to write about this Christmas tradition for a long time……what you may ask? The Christmas Pickle. No I am not talking about eating a pickle during the holidays, this is a decoration that is placed on the Christmas tree.
I 1st heard about this tradition about 8 years ago. This intrigued me very much. So the twist I added was I would hide it ant say anything waiting for someone to find it and then I would have a surprised gift to the 1st person who found it!
Let me being by telling you a little back story of the infamous Pickle: Thank you Wikipedia for the following.
The Christmas pickle is a Christmas tradition for some Americans. A decoration in the shape of a pickle is hidden on a Christmas tree, with the finder receiving either a reward or good fortune for the following year. There are a number of different origin stories attributed to the tradition, including an origination in Germany. This theory has since been discounted, and it is now thought to be an American tradition created in the late 19th century.
In the tradition, an ornamental pickle is placed on a Christmas tree as one of the Christmas decorations. ... more
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