If you tried to take St. Nicholas out of Christmas today, you would be in a load of trouble. The immensely popular holiday icon immortalized in the 1823 classic,. “The Night before Christmas” was, however, once on the outs. During the 16th century Protestant Reformation, the church was looking away from the Saints and even some well-established gift-giving traditions involving St. Nick were under attack. He made it through, though, and is now intrinsically linked to the holiday. St. Nicholas isn’t the only one offering Christmas gifts
, though. Most of hand out some holiday goodies. One popular choice is the gift basket. There is a great gift basket available for just about everyone and if you have a tricky person on your list, you can have one custom made. Take a lesson from St. Nick and hand out some awesome holiday cheer with a great gift basket! Ho, ho, ho!