Why is it that a season of peace and universal goodwill is so often riddled with controversy? From Christmas in schools and public parks to whether we put an angel or a star on the tree we just don't seem to agree on anything. In this section of My Merry Christmas we explore the great debates of Christmas -- and try not to take sides!
Re-Gifting: Yes or No?
Is it really the thought that counts? What kind of thought goes into giving something to someone that you don't want?
To Baste of Not to Baste?
Like the Old Man in A Christmas Story many folks take serious ownership over the holiday turkey. But when it comes to preparing the bird there are strict divisions on one critical part of it all: basting. There are those who swear basting is the secret to a moist turkey -- while others scoff at the idea as a waste of time.
Christmas in Stores Before Halloween?
The media is now trying to stir consumers into protesting against retailers who display and sell Christmas merchandise before Halloween. Is that really a good idea? With all the ills of the world, is that really a problem?
Snow or No Snow?
What if it is NOT a white Christmas? Is that the end of the world?