Christmas by the numbers…
--16.5 billion. The number of cards, letters, and packages that will be handled by the U.S. Postal Service this season.
--Two billion. The number of candy canes that are sold worldwide in December.
--220 million. The cost of all the poinsettias sold during the holiday season. More than 85% of potted plants sold this time of year are poinsettias.
--25 to 30 million. The number of real Christmas trees that Americans will buy this year.
--17 million. The number of artificial Christmas trees Americans will buy this year.
--28. The average number of cards a family will mail out this holiday season.
--1. The rank of gift cards . . . which will easily be the most popular Christmas present this year.
And by the t housands..the number of people who wish to go to Hawaii….LOL….Make sure you check your KBAY Connection Newsletter!