Seasonal Sightings

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Seasonal Sightings

Postby Merry Sage » Mon Sep 15, 2008 11:18 am

Today I think I saw the first stirrings of Christmas's approach in this neck of the proverbial woods. The local supermarket had a display of the big tins of Quality Street chocolates out. Haven't seen those since....well, since last Christmas!

I looked at them and smiled to myself............
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Re: Seasonal Sightings

Postby mistletoe misfit » Wed Sep 17, 2008 9:44 am

Yummy!! Haven't spotted any yet around here. You definitely got me craving chocolate now though. LOL Of course I am a chocoholic. :dinner: :smilecc:
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Re: Seasonal Sightings

Postby Snowbelle27 » Fri Sep 19, 2008 2:06 am

I noticed a couple of weeks ago a local department store Debenhams has started to put out their Christmas decorations, it's just a small area at the moment which I'm sure will expand over the next few weeks. Also T K Maxx has some Christmas decorations also.

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Re: Seasonal Sightings

Postby XmasDVD » Fri Sep 19, 2008 12:43 pm

In August most stores 'holiday' sections put out back-to-school items for the kids. They have been back in school for a few weeks now, so the section has turned into fall/halloween. Soon after Halloween, everything will get pulled out into shopping carts to be sold at 50% off and then the Christmas stuff will get stocked to the floor.

At that time, I look for my C7/C9 flasher replacement bulbs...
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Re: Seasonal Sightings

Postby Stephanie » Sat Sep 20, 2008 7:07 am

Target had one row of Christmas out on the other side of the Halloween stuff. Kohl's has also put their Christmas items out. It's starting! :jump:
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Re: Seasonal Sightings

Postby Noel+ » Sat Sep 20, 2008 11:42 pm

Out stores, at public insistence, are no longer putting out holiday items so early. We have Autumn items on display and next week Halloween stuff will be added. After Halloween, the Christmas items will be on display.

I like the anticipation because I think it makes Christmas all the more special! :jump:
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Re: Seasonal Sightings

Postby mistletoe misfit » Sun Sep 21, 2008 5:42 pm

I am soooo excited to report!!!!
I found a few Christmas items out at Walmart today.
There were about 50 boxes of mostly outdoor lights amongst the Halloween decorations.
Then I got to the end of that isle and what did I spy but some lighted reindeer for the lawn. Also there was a box with a pair of 3 1/2 foot pre-lit outdoor trees. I personally love how they gradually bring in the Christmas stuff. It's like a game to me. Once they put the Halloween stuff out I will go there every week or two and see if they slipped in any Christmas items. :jump: :jump: :jump: :jump:
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Postby suzysnowflake » Mon Oct 20, 2008 3:01 pm

I went shopping yesterday at the Real Canadian Superstore and they had one aisle of Christmas items with wrap, bows, etc. It's starting!!!
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Re: Seasonal Sightings

Postby Noel+ » Wed Oct 22, 2008 10:43 pm

We finally have 2 rows of Christmas lights at Walmart, KMart and Target stores! YES! :shop:
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Re: Seasonal Sightings

Postby Christmas_Eggnog » Sun Sep 20, 2009 6:48 pm

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I saw some Quality Street Chocolates for sale today....it's starting! :elfgrin:
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Re: Seasonal Sightings

Postby spotoftea » Wed Oct 14, 2009 7:22 pm

i saw some stuff at target yesterday too. it's coming...... :D
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