From the CHRISTMAS TREE to the KISSING BOUGH, decorations made of GREENERY have adorned our Christmas celebrations for centuries. Of all the evergreens used to represent the season, ivy’s connection to Christmas is perhaps the most obscure.

It’s a Wonderful Life

Many Americans view the 1946 movie It’s a Wonderful Life, directed by Frank Capra, as the definitive American Christmas story. Some even call it the American version of Charles Dickens’s classic Christmas tale, A CHRISTMAS CAROL.