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Shelf Critter Advent Calendar – Day 21

Another day, another holler from a mystery critter who will no doubt ruin your holiday season.  It’s time to open up today’s WTF Surprise in The Nest’s Shelf Critter Advent Calendar.  Let’s see if 21 gives us blackjack, or just … Continue reading

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Fourth Place

I don’t decorate for the holidays (with one sole exception), and if I did, it certainly wouldn’t be for the Fourth… which would rank as one of my least favorite holidays.  It has nothing to do with any treasonous behavior … Continue reading

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Fake Flowers

I have been working in retail for 21 years now, and have seen quite a few products blossom from an unpopular, weird niche item into customer must-haves that there are now entire sections of the counter dedicated to.  Puppy pads.  … Continue reading

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#197 – Death And Marshmallows

Photo taken: October 13, 2017 In just the two decades I have worked in retail, I have witnessed the holiday decorations category explode into previously unchartered territory that just seems to be consumer overkill.  Light strands for Valentines Day?  Yep.  … Continue reading

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Death And Marshmallows

This scene would probably confuse anyone who is oblivious to 80’s pop culture.  Giant inflatable Death as well as a pumpkin decoration?  Well, it must be Halloween!  But what’s up with the Michelin Man in a sailor suit?  Of course, … Continue reading

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