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The Best of Christmas Sitcoms
My Top Ten list would not be complete without:
All in the Family - Christmas at the Bunkers
Andy Griffith Christmas episode
Dick Van Dyke Christmas episode
Mary Tyler Moore 1st Christmas episode...
Remember when Black Friday was on Friday?
Imagine what will happen if the stores are allowed to stay open all night Christmas Eve until lunch time on Christmas Day! This year, more than 50,000 restaurants, bars, convenience stores and...
My Dog Sam
Dear Abby, I too was picked on when I was a child and I too turned to our dog Queenie. She always gave me love and she always listened. Bless you.
People’s passion for holiday and seasonal decorating is moving outside. In 2009 Americans spent nearly 40 percent of their annual seasonal decorations budget on new outdoor decorations, up from only 22 percent back in 2004, according to a recently released report from Unity Marketing, Christmas and Seasonal Decorations Report 2010 UPDATE. Overall sales of outdoor [...]
Lat year there where more apartments in my complex decorated than ever before but some of the neighorhhods around who use to go all out don't anymore. I would say that more people are putting out the big blow up lawn decorations though.
I think the downturn in the displays we're used to seeing could be due in part to those residents getting older and losing the ability to do outlandish displays. At least, that's what I've noticed in my community.
This article indicates that a new generation is starting to come along that will pick up where the previous generation left off. I guess the advent of LEDs and computer-controlled lights have captured the interest of younger adults that couldn't get themselves worked up over painted wood cut-outs and mechanical animation.