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October 2, 2009

Wanda’s Christmas Contest Entry – A Ton of Vintage Christmas Photos!

christmas59-2Here is the final Christmas Contest Entry, a ton of pictures from Wanda at ShopJustVintage.  I just love them, so I hope everyone enjoys them!

These are pictures of me, an only child, and all the wonderful toys (I
wish I still had) that Santa left under the tree. The earliest pictures
were taken in 1955. I was 13 months old. Notice the standing Santa. Momma
must have thought it hilarious to stick him in my face and watch my
reaction! The later pics were probably 1959. Standing Santa’s still with
us. In fact, he is the one thing that was brought out every Christmas no
matter the other decorations. And one of the few things that survived the
years. I continue to bring him out, a little worse for wear, but when I’m
gone, my daughter will be the keeper of the standing Santa. We almost lost
him one year. We burned a light bulb of too high wattage and he now sports
a dark brown spot in his chest which we loving refer to heartburn. He’s in
the more current group picture with his new friends.

I have quite a collection of mid century decorations. One that threatens
to take over the house completely at Christmas. There are a lot of these
pictures on my old blog here:

Or the easier: http://tinyurl.com/yczbu2m

The first several posts are Christmas a couple of years ago.

The current blog is at http://www.shopjustvintage.com/blog









Thanks for the great entry, Wanda!  Voting will be starting next week on the entries, so make sure you check back and vote for your favorite one!

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6 Responses to Wanda’s Christmas Contest Entry – A Ton of Vintage Christmas Photos!

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  2. Amy Reply

    October 3, 2009 at 2:19 am

    aww what lovely vintage photos 🙂

  3. Sara in AZ Reply

    October 3, 2009 at 12:27 pm

    Yes, great vintage Christmas photos, and that is great that you have had the Santa all these years!

  4. Paulette Reply

    October 3, 2009 at 4:11 pm

    Sweet pictures! Poor Santa and his “heartburn.” Love the pin curls too. Oh, how I remember those, mostly for my mom’s angst in setting our hair in them, only to have them fall out in an hour or so! 🙂

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  6. Chocolat Lover Reply

    October 6, 2009 at 8:16 am

    I love having stuff that comes out yer after year…

    …you looked cute ;o)

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