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Which Super-Old-School Holiday Tradition Should You Bring Back?

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Which Super-Old-School Holiday Tradition Should You Bring Back?

You got: Write poems with your presents!

You’re a thoughtful, literary type, so grab a pen and write little poems to give to your friends and fam with their gifts! The Ancient Romans wrote epigrams for loved ones during Saturnalia festivities -- a creative custom that deserves to be revived again!

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You got: ​Scatter lavender and rose petals!

You’re artistic, a romantic, and love pretty (and fragrant!) things, so bring back for a second time what the colonial Southerners did for holiday decor and spread sweet-scented lavender and rose petals throughout your home!

​Scatter lavender and rose petals!
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You got: Go mumming!

You’re the life of the party and totally in tune with your quirky and silly sides, so throw on a crazy costume and pay all your neighbors a visit! Bonus points for singing to revive the musical affair of 17th-century Scandanavian mumming once again!

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You got: Chow down on plum pudding!

You are a big-time foodie and cook extraordinaire! Whip up and enjoy some holiday plum pudding, which has origins in 15th-century England! You’ll appreciate bringing back some traditional cuisine once again, but maybe skip baking random animal parts into the treat. ;)

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