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...

Gearing Up for the 50th

As many of you may know by now, 2019 is a special year for us at Christmas Days. On July 4th, we’ll mark the 50th anniversary of the opening of the shop. Back then, in 1969, when Vi and Bill Day, Linda’s parents, launched the enterprise, it was known as...

Christmas Days 360 plus 5

https://www.blogger.com/profile/17490303583939816832 A few years ago I started a blog – two actually – one about our business and one a personal one. The personal one didn’t last long – pressures from work and other demands on my time meant...
50 years On -Re-opening

50 years On -Re-opening

Hello everyone – This Friday, February 15, we came out of our winter hibernation and the shop is open again from Friday through Monday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. During our winter break, which started at the end of Martin Luther King Day, Linda went on a buying...
Into the Winter

Into the Winter

As I write this, the Sunday of Marin Luther King weekend, we’re in the middle of a good old fashioned snowstorm that’s dumping between 12-20 inches of snow on the area. We’re either in the midst of the “bleak mid-winter, with snow on snow on...

Best for 2019 – Just Getting Started

    We hope everyone had a great Christmas and holiday interlude, and if you are in the neighborhood, feel free to stop by in person to take advantage of our 25 percent off discount store-wide. Yep, everything. I tried earlier this year to get it together...

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Before it’s too late, we wanted to remind everyone that the countdown clock has begun – we’re now inside the 12 day window that signals the run up to Christmas is actually here! Uh oh. Now the pressure’s on. So take a deep breath and relax...

We look forward to the 50th

In case you missed it — miss it no longer – a really nice article about our shop has appeared in the Holiday Issue of Stratton Magazine and if you click on that link you’ll find a story about our shop and our upcoming 50th anniversary year of...

Fall Foliage

All of a sudden, it’s that time of year again. By that we mean Fall, when the summer sun is fading and the leaves are sweetly turning, as the old song goes. Only a few weeks ago, the surrounding mountains were an unbroken sea of green. Now, not so much. A little...