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Merry Christmas!

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Merry Christmas! We hope, whatever you celebrate, you have special time with your family! Love & Thanks for all the support :) Michelle and Marguerite

Fred's Night Out

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This will be short, just an observation.... Yesterday morning, fed up with news and reality tv, I put on our local "retro" tv station. They had early (1972) 70's reruns of Sanford and Son, a show I have loved since I saw it back then, when I was a kid, at my Grandma's house. It was Fred's birthday (Red Foxx, another Sagittarian), and Lamont wanted to treat him to a fancy night out, even bought him a special hat for the occasion. (photo from www.tvdatabase.wikia.com) The first place Lamont brought his Dad was to a fancy bar for a pre-theatre drink....and this is where I had to comment. Lamont got a Martini and Fred, after not getting his much wanted draft beer, got an Old Fashioned ("where's the ice cream?"). The bartender went and made their drinks, returned and said "That'll be $2.50", to which Lamont gave him $3.00 "keep the change". Fred was in amazement that two drinks were that expensive and that Lamont gave the barten…

Christmas shopping is in full swing!

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It's almost Christmas, which means CINNAMON ROLLS!! Mmmmmm....the above are last years, we only have them once a year, so now, seeing the picture, I am craving them. Doh! Gotta wait! Vintage Christmas shopping on our Etsy store has been going strong, loads of Christmas and other Holiday items have already flown out the door, with a variety of gifts being bought, and some great party outfits too. We add new items every day not only for the Season but everyday vintage items too. Here are some ideas for not only decorating your home, but yourself, and great vintage gift items for the collector on your list. First off, though we have sold a ton of them already, there are still a few Putz homes left. (Update 12/7/15, only three left, hurry!)
 These are all a little different, and I believe the trend started in Germany years ago. These are all early mid century (40's-50's) and marked Japan on the bottom. They were personalized with different colors, shapes, glitter, fences, …