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  • Christmas 2017 countdown has begun. Most people reveal their displays the day after Thanksgiving. 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.
  • 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.

Buddy McCarrier

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About Buddy McCarrier

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  • Birthday 09/26/1989

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    Pennsylvania, USA
  • Biography
    Ebay ID: Lilprmom

    I collect Blowmolds.
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    Old Navy
  • About my display
    My display consists mainly of blowmolds. I usually put out around 500 or so for Christmas. I do like to incorporate inflatables and other holiday items. I do not set the house to music; I don't have enough time or patience for that. My display is mainly static. I like the look of that and that
  1. Let there be peace in PC.

    I'm sorry that I didn't understand Scott's post to who he is talking about.
  2. Let there be peace in PC.

    I'm sorry that everyone is so critical of others for no reason...don't people have better things to do then nick pick? Apparently not! Oh, sorry I was speaking my opinon there.
  3. The Blowmold Thread

    Union Pelican
  4. The Blowmold Thread

    Union Penguin...
  5. The Blowmold Thread

    Union A.A. Hard Plastic Angel
  6. The Blowmold Thread

    Union Gingerbread Girl/Boy.
  7. The Blowmold Thread

    Patriotic Mrs. Claus
  8. The Blowmold Thread

    Union Snowman Santa with friends.
  9. The Blowmold Thread

    Union Doe blowmold
  10. The Blowmold Thread

    Union Fawn!
  11. The Blowmold Thread

    Since I lost all my pictures and files on the old computer, I'm using the ebay file! LOL Union Green Elf with Candy Cane...several different colors/versions.
  12. The Blowmold Thread

    My infamous snowmen made by Union that we purchased too many of! Red or Black Hat Union White Gingerbread Snowmen
  13. The Blowmold Thread

    Union Leprechaun (sp) disk.
  14. The Blowmold Thread

    Union Green Lollipops
  15. Hey PM again, Im confused do I just write shawns address on his packages? Thanks! Buddy