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Tina Donvito is a culture and lifestyle writer covering travel, entertainment, books, wellness, and more for RD.com. With degrees in English and History from Rutgers University, she is also a huge fan of the British royal family, which she also enjoys writing about for RD.com.
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The Fascinating History Behind These 24 Christmas Symbols

How did decorated trees, cut-out cookies, and stockings by the fireplace come to symbolize Christmas?