Above all else, when it comes to Christmas, the candy cane is king. Well king of the candy. I don't want to go into any religion since that may cause people to drink a lot more. So let's take a look at what we are working with.
The twelve days of Christmas? How about 12 candy canes? Just your standard variety of cane.
But I was getting the feeling that 12 might be too many, so I went with 8.