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Did Coca-Cola Invent Santa’s Red Suit?

A discussion recently came up here at our offices about the origins of Santa’s red suit and this inspired a little research project. Is it coincidence that he is decked out in the globally recognized soda maker’s colors?

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Spode Christmas Tree China -The History of Spode Christmas Tree

At GiftCollector we love our holiday china! Spode Christmas tree has been the eternal favorite of our customers for many years. Every year Spode introduces fun and exciting things making it a joy to collect and share with friends and family during the … Continue reading

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My Favorite Piece – Department 56 Houses and Accessories

Throughout the year we talk to lots of our customers about their Department 56 villages and what inspires them to collect. Being the slower time of year for us, we wanted to step back and talk to the collectors here … Continue reading

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Celebrate a Graduate with Lladro

This weekend is going to be especially busy in town.  It is graduation weekend at the University, which means a mass influx of family and friends to watch the procession of new graduates. Final exercises is a truly joyous occasion … Continue reading

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Christmas Ornament Collecting and Giving

Being a self proclaimed purger of non-essential items in my home, I have grappled with the idea of commemorating the birth of my son last year with an annual ornament for our Christmas tree. Why would I want to spend … Continue reading

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