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  • The first recorded date of Christmas being celebrated on December 25th was in 336, during the time of the Roman Emperor Constantine. A few years later, Pope Julius I officially declared that the birth of Jesus would be celebrated on that day.
  • Santa Claus's sleigh is led by eight reindeer: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Dunder (variously spelled Donder and Donner), and Blixem (variously spelled Blixen and Blitzen), with Rudolph being a 20th-century inclusion.
  • Outdoor Christmas lights on homes evolved from decorating the traditional Christmas tree and house with candles during the Christmas season. Lighting the tree with small candles dates back to the 17th century and originated in Germany before spreading to Eastern Europe.
  • That big, jolly man in the red suit with a white beard didn’t always look that way. Prior to 1931, Santa was depicted as everything from a tall gaunt man to a spooky-looking elf. He has donned a bishop's robe and a Norse huntsman's animal skin. When Civil War cartoonist Thomas Nast drew Santa Claus for Harper's Weekly in 1862, Santa was a small elflike figure who supported the Union. Nast continued to draw Santa for 30 years, changing the color of his coat from tan to the red he’s known for today.
  • Christmas 2018 countdown has already begun. Will you be ready???
  • Why do we love Christmas? It's all about the traditions. In this chaotic world we can miss the "good old days." Christmas reminds us of that time.


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The inflatables, not me.  Have over 400 inflatables, time to retire some of themWill be listing several inflatables ( all sizes) globes, blowers, lights, just a whole lot of stuff.  retiring some that are getting soft,  blowers are good, can use for parts, or add a extra blower.  will be listing on ebay next day or so, 12' Santa 2 10" Nutcrackers, 2 animated rocking horses, many more.


let me know if you are looking for or need anything, will see if I have it. 


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more retirees this year,  dang.  have had 8 inches of rain since Christmas eve.  I may just leave them up until next year.  still have about 300 laying in front yard and it is raining now.


seriously, I have taken down the ones that I am going to retire, since they will into be going into storage, but will be parted out.  Before parts head to Ebay, I have a wide assortment of blowers, bout anything except 12v blowerers.


Also have the complete inner workings from several snow globes ( blowers on base, hose, nozzle, bottom of globe,)  if you need one of these please let me know. 

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