By Frances Zeigler
Thanksgiving has officially kicked off the holiday season in the United States. I personally cannot wait for all the delicious treats, family time and gifts the upcoming holidays bring.
With Scentsy’s recent expansion to Australia, Mexico, and Poland, we thought it would be fun to share how the holidays are celebrated in other countries.
Australian Christmas traditions are very similar to those of the United Kingdom or North America. Adelaide kicks off the season in early November with the Adelaide Christmas Pageant. It is a parade of floats, bands, dancing groups, clowns and walking performers, followed by the arrival of Santa Claus. With over 400,000 people watching, it is the largest parade of its kind in the world.
December marks the height of summer for Australia. With summer break starting the week before Christmas, many people take time off from work to travel. Unlike in North America, Christmas is an outdoors-y, summer-y event, with BBQs and people ...
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