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The Most Popular Christmas Decor From The Year You Were Born

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3. 1952
Want to decorate a tree that looks good enough to eat? Consider adding some strands of popcorn to your setup. When Christmas trees became popular in the 18th and 19th centuries, they were actually covered in an eclectic assortment of produce. But, as time went on, hanging cranberries and oranges on your branches felt a little counterintuitive. (Nobody wants fruit flies surrounding their Christmas tree.)

In the 1950s, families reimagined this tradition with the popcorn garland. It's a snack and holiday decoration rolled into one!