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Old 07-07-2013, 08:23 PM
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I do my best! I truly wish that everyone could experience Tinseltown with me. I am sure that we'd all share the same magical feeling as soon as we stepped inside. It may have been 32c/90f outside, but I instantly felt as if it were well below freezing inside. Christmas has an incredible feeling that just takes over your senses. I am sure that it is a feeling we would all share.
Thanks for the pictures, Brent. I am so jealous that you have a store like that around you.
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Old 07-07-2013, 08:26 PM
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Okay, it is getting late. I got a little too involved with the Fun & Games section while my wife was on a long winded phone conversation. I use to do that all the time when I first joined as a way to relax when the boys were taking naps, wow, where does time go.

Have a great night everyone.
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Wow, Brent.
I feel like the Blossoms thread has already been launched!
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Old 07-07-2013, 08:29 PM
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Originally Posted by xmas365 View Post
Okay, it is getting late. I got a little too involved with the Fun & Games section while my wife was on a long winded phone conversation. I use to do that all the time when I first joined as a way to relax when the boys were taking naps, wow, where does time go.

Have a great night everyone.


I know. I use to do it all the time too. It used to be my way to get the brain flowing in the morning.
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Old 07-07-2013, 08:41 PM
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Hmm, What's you address again?? LOL!!!!!!


Okay, am I seeing things or is 15 and 21 reversed?
Oh my! You're correct, Made! I had no idea. Great observation. It should also be noted that this photo was taken in my kitchen. Not Tinseltown!
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Originally Posted by Crown 84 View Post
Wow, Brent.
I feel like the Blossoms thread has already been launched!
I tried to hold back my excitement, but I couldn't help but share. After all, there is only about 77-85 days until the thread debuts for the 2013 season!
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Brent, the pictures are beautiful! I wish we had a year round Christmas store like that. Thank you for sharing the pictures, they gave me that warm and fuzzy magical Christmassy feeling!


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A great big Thank You for sharing, Brent!



Originally Posted by brent View Post
A mix of Christmas. Santa and perhaps one of the creepiest Christmas decorations I have ever seen... can you spot the old Christmas woman on the right?


Dancing lights-a-glow:


A manger scene sits atop the store:
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LOVE the advent calendar!!!



Originally Posted by brent View Post
More trees...and Christmas pickles!:


I do not have a picture of it, but we purchased another ## Days til Christmas display. I like it! Unfortunately, we've also already put it in storage. Luckily, I have a photo of our favourite purchase!

This item will help us prepare for the final countdown of the 2013 Christmas Season.... Apparently, it is their top seller!:

Very "Christmas Vacation"-like, is it not?! We love it! ...Of course, we look forward to placing our own surprises as the anticipation builds until we reach "Merry Christmas!!"

That is all. I hope you all enjoyed. I am excited to say "Merry Christmas" in a few short months. Until then, we can continue to celebrate through this wonderful thread and keep making 2013 the magical year it has been thus far.
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Brent, how could I order one of the countdown boxes?



Originally Posted by snowflake22 View Post
Brent! These are all so beautiful!!!! Wow!!!! Thank you so much for sharing.

^^I love your countdown!^^
It's amazing, love the vintage look of it =]

The lighting makes everything even more magical!!




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