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Do you put up the candles in each window?

Is there a meaning to them by putting them up in each window? Or is it just to decorate the window? I have always wondered about this. Thanks


Asked by Moms_Angels1960 at 5:44 PM on Dec. 13, 2010 in Holidays

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  • I do. It's a part of our Yule Celebration. It dates back (as far as I know) to Celtic Solstice traditions, as a way to light the night and welcome the Sun the following day...

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 5:56 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • I always thought they were just meant to be pretty.

    But I dont put them up anymore b/c they burnt one of my shades one time....not would not have burned the house down or anything...just turned that spot brown and ugly.

    Answer by mom2twobabes at 5:49 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • no, i dont..i have some in some windows..but i never light theyre just for decoration

    Answer by alexis_06 at 5:54 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • Yep. It makes the house look like a Gingerbread Cottage.

    Answer by SavageGrl at 6:01 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • I do not do it, but I do believe that some people do it for a certain meaning. I do not remember what it is though.

    Answer by MooNFaeRie30 at 6:11 PM on Dec. 13, 2010

  • I dont do it.

    Answer by LiLJeni at 2:14 PM on Dec. 14, 2010

  • Nope. Waste of electric for me.

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 5:58 PM on Dec. 13, 2010