Santa Claus promotional matchbook
Posted in The Matchbooks

Think ahead, Santa.

One would think someone that is in the habit of climbing into chimneys on cold winter nights, would not distribute matches. Maybe he should stick…

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Posted in Back in My Day Mildly Interesting

Gingerbread boy is oblivious

U&I Sugar had a mascot, maybe only at Christmas? A gingerbread boy, smiling because he doesn’t know that his fate is sealed. This guy was…

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The QFC King mascot
Posted in Back in My Day The Advertising

QFC King deposed?

This ad from a Dec. 1963 “Prudence Penny” insert in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer indicates that this is the first Christmas for the little QFC king….

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Sequim Santa and chicken display
Posted in Mildly Interesting

Over Already???

I had Christmas week off but have to go back to work tonight. What a drag! I didn’t even care about Santa arriving on a…

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