They may look like innocent reflections of the festive holiday season but if you’re not careful, you’ll be seeing a lot more red than green at Christmas.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CSPC) issued an alarming study that found that accidents caused by holiday decorations went from 10,000 cases in 2007 to more than 13,000 in 2010.
Thanks to security cameras and good ol’ fashioned stupidity, a pair of not-so-nice neighbors could be facing charges for allegedly stealing some decorations out of a Florida resident’s front yard and using them for a holiday display of their own.
It’s perfectly normal to mark the holidays with a decoration or two. But the Rieken family in Texas takes their celebration of the season to the extreme by cramming over 200 trees into their home. Clark Griswold of ‘National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation’ fame would be proud!
Over the weekend, the folks over at TheStreet.com compiled a list of 6 Holiday traditions that are fading away.
I could start this with "You know you're old when..." because I remember everything on the list!
Terry Trent of Ohio found himself in the Christmas spirit, too bad it wasn't in his own house.
New York Daily News reports that Trent, while under the influence of bath salts broke into a families home in Vandalia, Ohio and proceeded to put up Christmas decorations.