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Thursday, December 10, 2015

My Santas

I try to buy a new Santa every few years to add to my collection.
Santas ARE Christmas to me. 
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 My good friend, MARTHA, bought this beautiful Santa for me
so he is my new Santa of the year, 2015.


He has a sweet face...


and a bit of PLAID...


You've met my oldest Santa before....
he is my favorite.







and I love his long tassel on his snow white hat...



















This woodland Santa is one I bought last year...

 I fell in love with his GREEN eyes...

 

 While this one above isn't nearly as large as the other Santas,
and his face isn't as pretty... (it's all about a Santa' face, ya know.)
HE'S DRESSED IN PLAID... and ya gotta love THAT ! ! !



The CHEF SANTA always brightens up my kitchen and makes me smile.

I have little Santas scattered around but this is a roundup up of the larger Santas.


I will add tomorrows CHRISTMAS IN TEXAS links as soon as I receive them.  
and....here they are:

Andrea at Opulent Cottage
http://opulentcottage.typepad.com/opulentcottage/2015/12/christmas-in-texas-tour-2015.html

Laura at Decor to Adore
http://www.decortoadore.net/2015/12/storybook-cottage-holiday-home-tour_11.html


Lisa at Hospitable Pursuits
http://hospitablepursuits.blogspot.com/2015/12/christmas-in-texas.html

Joyce from At Home with Jemma
http://www.athomewithjemma.com/2015/12/house-from-stickschristmas-tour.html#.VmrDMUorKM9


Please take the time to visit all these beautiful blogs..
they have worked very hard to bring us so much
CHRISTMAS EYE CANDY.
My thanks to you.  

Linking with:
Foodie Fri and Everything Else
Pink Sat.  

36 comments:

  1. I love the baker one. Do you name any of them Stan? I see Stanta in the title.

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    1. hahhaa.....got it fixed....thanks, Happy

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    2. What? No Stan? I thought it was funny. A little different and fun. Just like you.

      Have a great weekend, I'm headed back to the lab to finish the gutting that I'm doing in the kitchen. Happy Eating and Happy Christmas. Cheers.

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    3. PS: How do you get the candy cane look around the photos? I'd like to try that on my blog.

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    4. Thanks, BJ - I got your email about the program and have bookmarked it.

      Happy Christmas.

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  2. I love your Santas. A wreath fell off my wall and landed on the very first Santa I got and he's holding a baby. Santa's leg broke off! Must do surgery.

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  3. they are lovely,, its the soft friendly face that pulls me in, lol,, your latest was such a lovely gift,, she knows exactly what you like!

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  4. You collect Santa's like I collect nativity scenes. Shhh, I am going to try and sneak in a new one this year....

    God bless.

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  5. My 93 year old neighbor collects Santas. She gave me a tour a few weeks ago. They are all so unique and many are quite old as you can imagine.

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  6. Wonderful collection. My aunt has a whole tree filled with Santas, and a china cabinet filled to the brim! Many are from her travels around the world!

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  7. You have some great Santas. We did not grow up with Santa in my Russian immigrant home. Glad you are getting into this most wonderful time of year!

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  8. I love Santa's and it's fun to see your collection. It is all about the face!
    hugs,
    Linda

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  9. You have some seriously handsome Santas!

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  10. Thanks for sharing your Santa collection.
    I had a fair size collection at one time, but gave most away several years ago.
    Enjoy your evening.

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  11. BJ, I love all your Santas. The cooking one is adorable. You just have the cutest things. Blessings, xoxo,Susie

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  12. Delightful . . .
    No doubt about it . . . Sanaa's bring cheer . . .
    Thank you for sharing . . .
    Oldest and Baker really tugged at my heart . . .

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  13. I love Santas too. I did give some to my daughter to downsize a little. Yours are beautiful.

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  14. I love your Santa collection BJ. They are all sweet and so different.

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  15. Oh I love seeing all your Santas, BJ! Would you believe I just bought a Santa this year? I think he's the first one I've ever owned!

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  16. All jolly and sweet BJ. Your collection is lovely. Love your candy cane border touch around each photo, your posts are always special and fun.
    xoxo,
    Vera

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  17. but do you have a Father Christmas?

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  18. BJ, I've a special fondness for Santa figures too, and it's the face, the eyes that speak to me. Several years ago I did a post on the many faces of Santa. I may need to revive that one. ;-)

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  19. What a fabulous collection!

    Did you notice my aqua Santa? He was a gift from my sister the first year we lived in our beach house. She bought one from Horchow for everyone and tried to match the Santa to the person. I got the Neptune Santa and love that his scepter has a seahorse on top.

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  20. Love your collection of Santas! They are so cute! Have a beautiful weekend!

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  21. I love your Santa's. And yes...Santas say "Christmas." Your home seems like a fun and welcoming place! Sheila

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  22. All your Santa's are adorable. Have a blessed day. Madeline

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  23. I love Santa too! You have a splendid collection!

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  24. Very sweet BJ. Love your Santa's. Jolly and fun. You know if you have a Santa with green or blue eyes they are suppose to bring you good luck at the holidays. Just sayin!!!! Most Santa's have the darker eyes so if you find a light green or blue it is good luck for you.
    Happy Friday and have a wonderful week end.
    Kris

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  25. I love all my Santas, too. I always look for one with a happy face. Also have a collection of angels and one of nativity sets. Love the Christmas season. I love your posts - they are always so pretty, upbeat, and just like my tastes.

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    1. So sorry I can't find a place to leave you a THANK YOU for coming by and leaving a note.
      Merriest Christmas...
      x0 bj

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  26. Bj you have a great collection. The white one that's your oldest is my favorite too. Is that coat all fur?

    Cindy

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  27. Happy Pink Saturday, my sweet friend.♥ And, happy ho ho ho! Santa is a fun guy, and always a handsome fellow. We have plenty of them around here, too.

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  28. No problem today! Thought it would balk because a little thought bubble (of all things) popped up when I first clicked in the box. Hmmm...I really enjoyed your Santas and your favorite reminds me of Mr. Sweet because he walks around in those white robes all the time. =D Must be the twinkle in his eye!

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  29. Lovely pictures, full of Christmas inspiration! I´m trying to get some "Christmas-feeling" in this grey and dull weather we are having here...
    Enjoy your weekend!
    Titti

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  30. BJ,
    A d o r a b l e Santas, dear friend!!!
    I have a few Santas, but my love is my Snowman Collection!!!
    I keep them put away until after Christmas!!!
    Once the SNOW arrives on the Prairie. . .it's time for the SNOWmen to arrive, as well!!!
    Thanks for sharing your amazing collection!!!
    Fondly,
    Pat

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Thanks so much for visiting and commenting.
xo bj