Posts tagged "Christmas collectibles"

What I love most about Christmas

Christmas with the Jordans.
When I was younger, it was all about the gifts–the latest handbag, a piece of jewelry or a rare book would make me scream with joy. However, now that I have all of these things, my desires have become a lot more simple and, I think, much more in keeping with the true spirit of... Read more »

Why I love old stuff

Antique vignette with Mickey passing through.
Every once in a while, Chicago Now community manager and all-around nice guy (suck-up points here) Jimmy Greenfield, gives his 300+ bloggers a writing exercise. The topic this time around was “Write about something you find beautiful that you feel others may not understand.” Well, this is an easy one for me because I collect... Read more »

Diary of a Christmas Fanatic

Brilliant decor in front by Chris Walsh of Old Town Gardens and his merry elves!
I know exactly when it started.  My parents divorced when I was 2.  I spent every weekend with my dad and since we didn’t see each other on a regular basis, he made sure to make every moment count when we were together.  So, Christmas became THE day where all of my dreams came true,... Read more »
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