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Summer Sale 2017

Summer Sale 2017

Are you interested in purchasing Christmas stockings for the family? If so, now is the time to place an order. I'm not as busy in the summer and can get your order out to you pretty quickly. Also, you will have your stockings ready to hang when you start decorating come November.  Right now I am running a special and will take 25% off the entire order.  The special will end on September 1, 2017.  Please use code: SUMMERSALE17 (one time use per customer).  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Hope you are having...

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Summer Christmas Movies on the Hallmark Channel

Summer Christmas Movies on the Hallmark Channel

Even though it is halfway through July, there is still time to capture the "Christmas in July" mood by watching holiday Christmas movies on the Hallmark Channel. Actually, the movies started July 14 and continue thru July 23rd. They feature well known stars such as, Anne Heche, Candace Cameron Bure, Jaime King, Danica McKellar and More. Since I work on Christmas stockings all year round, this is a special treat for me. Watching these holiday movies keeps me motivated to work during the summer months. Recording the movies allows me to watch them at a later time. My husband isn't...

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Top Ten Most Popular Christmas Stockings for 2016

Top Ten Most Popular Christmas Stockings for 2016

Well, Christmas has come and gone...This year I was surprised at the top sold Christmas stocking this past Christmas was the "Cat Christmas Stocking".  I changed the stocking a little bit this past Christmas and added the stocking cap and ball of yarn. The cat can be made in different colors.  The stocking names that were applied to the cat Christmas stockings were pretty darn cute. Visit my post on "Names Applied to Christmas stockings this Past Season". The Dog Christmas stocking came in second... This stocking as always been a favorite, but again I was a bit surprised it...

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Names Applied to Our Stockings this Past Season

Names Applied to Our Stockings this Past Season

I thought it would be fun to keep track of the names that were applied to our Christmas stockings this past Christmas. Many were applied multiple times. Because my customers tend to buy for a new addition to the family, this list could possibly be names for a baby that was born sometime in the year before Christmas. The names for dogs and cats were so cute that I decided to include them also. If you would like to learn the top Christmas stockings sold, visit the "Top Ten Most Popular Christmas Stockings for 2016"...  Girls Boys Dogs Cats Hailee...

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When did Mrs Claus Join Santa?

When did Mrs Claus Join Santa?

It seems Santa was a bachelor until around 1849.  The first mention of Santa Claus having a spouse was in a short story "A Christmas Legend" by James  Rees, a Philadelphia Christian missionary.  The story refers to an old man and woman, but doesn't mention the woman as being Mrs. Claus.  The story is about a couple who are given shelter in a home on Christmas Eve.  The next morning an abundance of gifts are left to the homeowners. In 1851, Mrs. Claus is first revealed by  name in the pages of the Yale Literary Magazine. The author names Mrs....

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