The Christmas Book

Growing up, this was the time of year when my brothers and I fought the most. We weren’t fighting over what show were going to watch on television (I grew up in the days of one TV households) and we weren’t fighting over who was going to get the last piece of chocolate cake (my mom always divided it up into four tiny slivers). The reason for our battles: the JCPenney Christmas catalog. That thing was the source of knock-down-drag out fights from October until mid-December. (I grew up on an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean void … Continue reading

Paper Wishes Catalog

Paper Wishes scrapbooking, card making and paper crafting catalog has been coming to my mailbox for quite a long time. I am always interested to look through the pages to see what products they will be offering that month. This catalog really offers a great selection of many of the most current scrapbooking products from several of my favorite scrapbook companies. They do not list which brand an item is, but I do enough scrapbooking to recognize Heidi Swapp, 7 Gypsies, Karen Foster, Prima Flowers, American Craft, Cropper Hopper, Provo Craft and more. Paper Wishes carries a wide variety of … Continue reading

Disney Shopping To Stop Catalog Production

If there was one catalog I looked forward to receiving in my mailbox, it was Disney’s merchandise catalog. I’ve bought numerous gifts through the catalog and, yes, maybe one or two treats for myself. The full color catalog contained not only the standard merchandise found at Disney Stores worldwide, but also featured tons of items that aren’t available through Disney’s retail outlets. Now, I’m sad to report that Disney Shopping will discontinue its full color mail catalog and rely solely on their merchandise website, While many business analysts stress that this is merely a sign of the times and … Continue reading