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If you’re ready for Thanksgiving, raise your hand!

If you’re ready for Thanksgiving, raise your hand!

Y’all! Thanksgiving is exactly ONE WEEK away! Are you ready? I guess I’m as ready as I’m going to get. My household consists of me, my two sons, and this year, the girlfriend of my youngest son, and I think I can pull off a small, non-traditional celebration without too much work or expense. I managed last year, and actually thought it turned out rather nice. This year, I’ll be working Thanksgiving from 5:30-midnight, then coming back for a daytime…

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Waiting for Santa

Waiting for Santa

So obviously, NaBloPoMo was a big, fat bust for me this year. (Edit: I have since removed NaBloPoMo posts in an attempt to streamline my entries and clean the place up a bit.) I really did give it a shot, but I was just too busy, stressed, and tired to deal with it. But with the year coming to a close, I have a few posts lined up to wrap things up and even some knowledge to impart! So I…

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Libbey “Holiday” for Jack’s Santa Glasses

Libbey “Holiday” for Jack’s Santa Glasses

Manufacturer: Libbey USA Year Produced: approximately 1976 Earlier this fall while out thrifting, I came across these fun, festive, and super-cute Santa glasses, and of course I had to bring them home with me! I recognized them immediately as Libbey’s “Holiday” Santa tall cocktail glasses from the 1970s. In fact, according the the catalog at that link, these were around in 1972. But my set was different. Obviously branded for a holiday promotion with Jack’s Restaurants, they were in such…

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