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Friday, December 21, 2012
We know that there were three Wise Men, 12 days of Christmas and that Santa delivers all his presents around the world in one night. But did you know... $23,439.38 How much it would cost to buy your "true love" all the gifts in the 12 Day of Christmas . 12.9 billion hours, $447 billion How many hours Americans were expected to spend shopping, wrapping and returning gifts last year. That was about 42 hours and $688.87 per person. Get your postman/postwoman a gift According to Hallmark, Christmas is the largest card-sending occasion . Nearly 1.5 billion cards are sent to friends and family every Christmas Season. (That's actually down 400 million cards since 2004.) $983 million The value of U.S. imports of Christmas tree ornaments from…
Fresh trees and wreaths are for sale until Dec. 18. Proceeds from the tree sales helps fund the Blue Devils baseball team.
Sunday, it turns out, was a perfect day to buy a Christmas tree. The lot at the annual Norcross High School Dugout Club Christmas Tree Sale was filled with families from Peachtree Corners and neighboring Berkeley Lake who took advantage of the unseasonably warm afternoon to shop for a tree at the Norcross Baseball Team's annual tree sale fundraiser. The lot is located on the corner of Peachtree Parkway and Spalding Drive. Chris Prince was shopping for the family's Christmas tree along with his, son Peyton, and daughter Piper, Sunday afternoon. "We've been buying trees here for a couple of years," said Prince who lives in Berkeley Lake. "We're glad to help these guys out." The annual Norcross Baseball Christmas tree fundraiser sale is now …