The Sears Christmas Toy Catalog Was A Childhood Tradition In My Home

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The Sears Christmas Toy Catalog Was A Childhood Tradition In My Home

 

When I was a child receiving the Sears Christmas Toy Catalog, wasCandy Cane, Logan Martin Lake Sales as much of a tradition in my home as Mom's apple pie.

 

Every year when the north winds started to blow towards my Virginia home, we would search the mailbox daily in hopes that the Sears Christmas Toy Catalog had arrived. Receiving the catalog was about as exciting as receiving a toy from it. My brothers and I spent hours going through the pages dreaming about what we were going to ask Santa to bring us for Christmas. We wore the catalog out by the time Christmas arrived. How exciting it was to find the toy I picked out waiting for me under the tree on Christmas morning. I can remember those magical feelings of joy like it were yesterday. 

 

Let's keep hope alive in the eyes of a child, if at all possible give a new toy to your local Toys for Tots. Lets help make sure all children feel the excitement that  we  did as a child on Christmas morning.

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Best wishes for lots of fun and food with family and friends today. Hope Santa brought you some cool toys, too!

 

Happy Holidays!

Dec 25, 2010 03:27 AM #36
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Diane  I hope you had a lovely Christmas and I wish you a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous 2011

Dec 27, 2010 02:55 AM #37
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Hope you had a Merry Christmas and are having a great end-of-year holiday week.

Dec 28, 2010 03:26 PM #38
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Diane, I remember getting the catalogs too (it wasn't Sears since I grew up in Europe) and doing the same thing, always flipping to the toy section and picking and dreaming... thanks for the memory!

Happy New Year!

Dec 30, 2010 01:04 PM #39
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Happy New Year’s, Diane. I LOVED reading through the toys section of our Sears Christmas catalog! I would read about each toy and every game over-and-over, prioritizing which ones to ask Santa for. Great memories.

Jan 01, 2011 06:12 AM #40
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Diane, your post sure brought back the memories of dreaming what toys Santa would bring us!  Talk about a good marketing plan!  I hope you have a great 2011!

Jan 02, 2011 04:24 PM #41
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Christine OShea
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Diane, sorry I came across this post so late, please do it again next year and "poke me" or something.  The Sears Catalogue is such a memory for all of us in that generation and a great way to tie in to Toys for Tots, hopefully more can be done with it next year.  Wish I could have seen this sooner!

Jan 05, 2011 12:56 PM #42
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Diane, sorry I came across this post so late, please do it again next year and "poke me" or something.  The Sears Catalogue is such a memory for all of us in that generation and a great way to tie in to Toys for Tots, hopefully more can be done with it next year.  Wish I could have seen this sooner!

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Diane, your home sounds very much like the memories of our home! Congratulations on obtaining over the 200K milestone. Quite an accomplishment!

Jan 06, 2011 10:54 AM #44
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That was a cute little video.  The Sears Catalog was not such a big deal for us as kids, as we lived "in town" and we had a real store to go to.

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Diane, My family enjoyed that catalog too.  Yes there is such a magic to Christmas.  Thanks for the video.

Have a great 2011!
Gloria

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Diane  Oops I've been here before - hope robust business is the reason your blogging has slowed

Jan 16, 2011 07:44 AM #47
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Diane, I've been here a couple of time before also...but what the heck I was in the neighborhood anyway so...HI!

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Hey girlie girl! Just dropping by to say hello and let you know that you are missed! :))))

Jan 30, 2011 09:18 AM #49
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I am just dropping by to say hello and to let you know that I am thinking if you! Blessings....
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Thanks for the reminder.  Chief Cook got a last-minute call last year from a guy who wanted to donate two bikes.   She was frantic to find someone who would take them and get them to some kids.  It was a success!

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 Arthur and I just stopped by to wish you and yours a Happy Holiday and a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous 2012

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Hello and Happy Easter to you! Hope all is well in your world! XOXO

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Well... Here we are, almost 2 years since this post. I'm a little fatter and a little sassier. Not much else has changed! Hope all is well in your world! :)))
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Wishing a very Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours!

TPM, Rick, Zsa Zsa, Joni, and Zoe

 
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