Okay, so a few new ornaments have found their way home. The Mickey Mouse ornament is one of the Hallmark keepsakes, issued in 2018. Rather a full hand he has there! And from a Sunday market in Geelong, Australia come the Mickey and Minnie Mouse pillow cases. Why not end and start your day with Mickey and Minnie?
So now you are surprised. By this time you expect to see the first posts of decorating under way. Remember how it usually goes – for example, in September last year the ‘Netherlands’ section was taking shape: By early mid-October things were in full swing: 2018 is different There will not be your typical actual Fun in the Lounge. Because of the busy year that has been and the full few months ahead, we are having a break from the […]
We have all heard of genies in lamps, even a genie in a bottle. Jeannie’s bottle seems to have been fairly cheap. But this is a real blast. Carol singers in a can, the sound emerging horn-style. It is the kind of noise that gives a simple pleasure … if you are the one producing it. And the repertoire is – well, constant.
As May closes, June will start some people thinking about mid-year Christmas. We don’t. We cannot. Seems only weeks between taking decorations down and putting them up again for the next seasonal round. We could not contemplate Christmas in June or July; even getting out a few items, how would we know when to stop? Nonetheless, there are always little trinkets to add; especially after a trip to Disney. This is why the end of year set-up starts earlier each […]