Mandarins, clementines and tangerines are popular fruit in the weeks leading to Christmas. These orange varieties are often used as Christmas decorations.

The mandarin orange is a symbol of good fortune, abundance and happiness and according to tradition, in several countries, mandarins are given as a gift when visiting family and friends as a symbol of sharing abundance and good fortune. To read more of this symbolism, please click HERE.


One of my last year’s Christmas home decorations.   Photo by me

 Enjoy the Christmas countdown !