Tag Archives: Christmas

Retro Santa

I was looking at some old photographs the other night when I stumbled across this picture. That is me circa 1970’s with my mom’s Santa doll that she received as a Christmas present when she was a little girl, probably … Continue reading

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Have you been good this year?

Don’t look into his eyes. I haven’t sat on a strangers lap for many years now. The whole sitting on Santa’s lap is an extremely messed up tradition. Take a look at this guy! A child this young should not … Continue reading

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Eggnog: A Family Tradition

We finally put our tree up and decorated a few days ago. While years back I would have been the one orchestrating the whole ordeal, this time my husband and daughter did most of the work. Back in the day, … Continue reading

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There’s a pill for that!

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There’ll be snow, and mistletoe…

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Even Santa Loves Tobacco

Like promised, this December I will be featuring all things Christmas here on That Retro Blog. I hate it when I get ash in my beard. Yes, we always trim our tree with packs of cigarettes! It’s been a long … Continue reading

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suck sticks

What self-respecting lady doesn’t love a good suck? Hey, the name of this one sounds like “vagina!” That must be because only women can figure out a vacuum cleaner. Oooh, this one rolls. On wheels. And the tools come with … Continue reading

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