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Apple Gifting Day (January 1)

Check out the weird holiday Apple Gifting Day on Jan 1. Learn the history of Apple Gifting Day, as well as get ideas on how to celebrate.

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When did Apple Gifting Day first begin?

We’re not entirely certain when Apple Gifting Day was established, but what better way to start the new year than by giving someone an apple?

Apples are historically are used along with other fruits as gifts for the new year. This tradition dates back to the early Greek and Roman empires!

The Bible uses the phrase “apple of Thine eye” as asking God to keep you in his favor.

Prior to the 1600s, the word “apple” was actually used to refer to any fruit that wasn’t a berry. Giving apples as a present was considered to be a sign of wealth, and fruit was a very rare, prized gift.

In modern times, the giving of an apple is usually associated with teachers, or as an teffort to promote good health.

If you want to give some apple-themed gifts, check these ones out on Amazon!

Ideas for Apple Gifting Day

How can we celebrate Apple Giving Day in unique ways? Just giving an apple sounds so boring!

Here are several ideas on what you can do to celebrate this fun apple-themed holiday on January 1.

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