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Menards Halloween 2013

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Slim pickings this year at Menards for Halloween.  Only four items were ordered:  33" Witch $29.99, 33" Ghost (with new plastic) $29.99, 23" Pumpkin $26.99 and 21" Pumpkin $24.99

 

Christmas looks a lot more promising.  I checked out some of the pallets and saw a number of items which haven't been carried in the past or have been out of the lineup recently:  Mrs Claus (old Santa's Best mold), 40" Nutcracker, 5 foot Santa, the new Angel with wings (don't all angels have wings?) and the brown cub C5681 (this one is not in the GF catalog this year).  They also have the new paint style wisemen for the medium nativity.  There was a box marked Elf Assortment but I'm not sure which ones were in there.  Lots of GF boxes on pallets that weren't turned the right way to see what they were.  The past few years Christmas has been out by the middle of September but this year they put out Halloween later than normal so I would assume Christmas will be the same.

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Slim pickings this year at Menards for Halloween.  Only four items were ordered:  33" Witch $29.99, 33" Ghost (with new plastic) $29.99, 23" Pumpkin $26.99 and 21" Pumpkin $24.99

 

Christmas looks a lot more promising.  I checked out some of the pallets and saw a number of items which haven't been carried in the past or have been out of the lineup recently:  Mrs Claus (old Santa's Best mold), 40" Nutcracker, 5 foot Santa, the new Angel with wings (don't all angels have wings?) and the brown cub C5681 (this one is not in the GF catalog this year).  They also have the new paint style wisemen for the medium nativity.  There was a box marked Elf Assortment but I'm not sure which ones were in there.  Lots of GF boxes on pallets that weren't turned the right way to see what they were.  The past few years Christmas has been out by the middle of September but this year they put out Halloween later than normal so I would assume Christmas will be the same.

 

Man that's just not right.  Garden Ridge has more Halloween blowmolds (5) than Menard's!???  Those prices aren't any lower than G.R. either!  Hey what is that black thing in the first picture that looks like a bird bath?  It's on the bottom shelf next to the pumpkins.

 

Some of the other stores are a little slow getting Halloween out this year.  Of course we expect Kmart to be the last store to put out Halloween stuff but walmart doesn't have anything out yet either.  (At least they didn't when I was in there a week ago.  I went in walmart to check because I heard a rumor that they were going to have pumpkins this year.  (At this point it's JUST a FB rumor!)

 

TED

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...  Hey what is that black thing in the first picture that looks like a bird bath?  It's on the bottom shelf next to the pumpkins. ...

 

 

TED

 

Ted, those are urns made by Allied Precision Industries out of Elburn, IL.  They are the same company that make the Spooky Mingos Menards sells.  The urns were leftover at this particular store from last year and are on clearance.  Last year the flamingos came in both orange and black.  This year I've only seen black.

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Most families have a box of stuff that the children use to play with, whether it's capes & superhero outfits, or princess dresses &  jewelry. Kids can be any superhero they want to be included Spider-Man, Batman & Superman for the boys & Wonder Woman, Super Girl. Magician's, Butterflies, ghost costumes are also looking great. See here a halloween costume ideas 2013 presentation.
 

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