Backstory — Leon Day (Plus Special Announcements)
It’s June 25, and that means we’re exactly halfway to Christmas! The occasion has come to be known as Leon Day, but nobody’s really sure how that all got started. But one thing’s for sure: many crafters recognize it as the day to get started on their Christmas crafting. In this episode, I get some insight from Holly, a crafter from Missouri. We also hear from Mary in Ireland, who shares some of her memories about celebrating “halfway to Christmas.”
Also, just like last year, this summer bonus episode also includes a midyear check-in and special announcements about the upcoming season of Christmas Past. You’ll definitely want to check it out, because 2019 is going to be the biggest and best season yet!
For even more info about Leon Day, check out this article I recently wrote for All Things Christmas.
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Music in this episode
- “Comfort and Joy”— Philip Wesley, via Feels Like Christmas
- “Golden Hour” — Podington Bear, via Free Music Archive
- “Wish Background” — Kevin MacLeod, via Incompetech
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