Saturday, December 15, 2007

First it Was Snow Globes

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At first glance, I thought this was the Holy Family in a pineapple. Upon closer inspection, it appears to be Jesus, Mary and Joseph in a palm tree. What they're doing in a palm tree is beyond me. They're in Bethlehem, not Florida. What's with the shiny gold star dangling above them? It looks like something hanging off a rear-view mirror.

And, is it just me, or does Joseph look like Quasimodo's distant cousin?
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Friday, December 14, 2007

And I Thought Blow-Mold Was Bad...

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It's the inflatable Nativity petting zoo!

Who came up with this bright idea??? Not only is it inflatable, it lights up, too!

I'm probably going to go to hell for this, but take a closer look at the picture. For starters, check out the size of Joseph's beard. It's bigger than the rest of his head! Now, look at the Baby Jesus. What is He wearing??? Cellophane??? Glad Wrap???

Also, why do they all look like they're dancing to "Hands Up"? Look at Mary, singing "Gimme your heart. Gimme, gimme your heart".

The sad part is that most of these inflatable lawn decorations eventually end up spontaneously deflating, and this will probably look more like an episode of "CSI: Bethlehem" than a Nativity before Christmas is over.
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Saturday, December 01, 2007

It's Not Quite Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree...

But it sure is close!

The 16 inch Tabletop Tree from "Dollar Deals". Comes in your choice of lopsided red, or crooked-top gold.

The box says to "Decorate with Lights, Ornaments and Tinsel". Why do you need tinsel on a metallic tabletop tree? Can you say overkill?
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