Quirky Christmas Cards from the 19th Century

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Did you know that the first “printed” Christmas card was sent in 1843. Until then all Christmas greetings had been hand written. Personal, how nice. An Englishman decided he was too busy and asked an artist friend to design a card for him – a limited edition of 1000 was printed of which 12 remain… 

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Two Books with “Guides” on How to Run Away From Home!

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Depending on how old your children are – you might have heard those familiar words…”I am so ___ I’m going to run away from home!” Am I right? And, if you are a grandparent, like I am, I feel certain that you just might have heard them, at least once. And…quite possibly…you said them to… 

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