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Here comes Santa Claus: a visual history of Saint Nick – in pictures

Here comes Santa Claus: a visual history of Saint Nick – in pictures See how the great man has morphed from Nikolaos aka Santa Claus the wonder-worker in the fourth century to the jolly man in red we know and love today. Get ready for frescoes, stick-em-ups, Norman Rockwell, and his first outing as the Radio Times cover star Via Guardian Read more […]

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Suits Inspired by Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Suits Inspired by Ugly Christmas Sweaters This dressy suit line for Christmas fashionistas by Shinesty was(obviously) inspired by the tacky Christmas sweaters that most of us wore when we were kids (or that some of us still do!). The flamboyant line of jacket, tie, and pant suits features three different designs: The Ugly Christmas Sweater Suit, The Holiday Tree Suit, and The Rudolph. Finally, there’s a new way to get into the cozy Christmas spirit without destroying your exceptional Read more […]

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The Modern Christmas Tree by Lawrence “Bud” Stoecker

The Modern Christmas Tree by Lawrence “Bud” Stoecker   Modern Christmas Tree designer, architect, and engineer Lawrence “Bud” Stoecker spent the majority of his professional life building A-frame modern homes in the Rocky Mountains. The triangle shape of the A-frame was near and dear to his heart, because the business provided the money to feed his family. Money was scarce and so he sacrificed when he could. Sometimes this meant building things instead of buying them. Read more […]

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2014 Year of the horse

People born in the Year of the Horse are clever, kind, animated and energetic. Although they sometimes talk too much, they are cheerful, perceptive, talented and love to be in the centre of a crowd. They are popular among friends, active at work and have a deft sense of humour. 2014 is the year of the Wooden Horse. Wood Horses are strong and stable and have a better ability to make decisions. Excellent at interacting with others, they are successful personally and professionally. Horse lucky Read more […]

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This is why Christmas trees should be made of plastic

This is a series from Gergo Gosztom explaining why he hates Christmas trees. But you don’t have to hate them Gergo. Just buy a plastic one and have it for more years. Anyway, this is how he justifies it: I’ve always hated the Christmas tree. It’s a unnecessary thing. We always throw them… Read more […]

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