Vi Day

It’s with a mixture of sadness and acceptance that our family shares the news that my mother, Violet Day has passed. She was 93 years old, and left this world on Thursday, Feb. 6 surrounded by her family.My mother and father dreamed of starting a business together.....

Winter Break Extended

Hello again everyone. Normally by this time we’d be back in action following a roughly monthlong break when we’d be off to a couple of gift shows to check out the new merchandise for the coming year. Linda did head down to Atlanta and New York to check out...

Winter Tranquility

It’s February 2, or Ground Hog Day, and Super Bowl Sunday to boot, but here in Sunderland, Vermont, it’s another quiet, peaceful afternoon when the quietude of the season brings a certain inner pleasure of calmness and a peaceful easy feeling, as The...
Christmas in July

Christmas in July

The popular term is one of those classic bits of humor where two opposing facts stand side-by-side, and together form a humorous whole. Christmas in July? Huh? Wikipedia tells us that the term first came into popularity with the release of the Hollywood movie of that...
Glass Ornaments: A New Look at an Old Tradition

Glass Ornaments: A New Look at an Old Tradition

Ever since Christmas Days opened for business nearly 50 years ago, European-inspired glass reflector ornaments have been among our most popular and asked for items. Ranging from the traditional images of Christmas, such as Santas and snowmen, to the unusual or...