A July Visitor

I think with all this talk of Christmas in July on the blogs and in the retail community, someone's ears were burning!


I looked out onto my deck, and I had company...

Sorry Santa, I know it's hot, but we don't have a pool!


I offered him a chair on the deck in the shade.




He sure seemed to be looking for some mischief. I don't know how he got my address, no fun here!

What a surprise to see two reindeer grazing on our front lawn (brown as it is), and tethered to the dog tie out!


Get under the shade tree out there, guys!


I guess Santa decided he missed the house with the pool party, so he settled in a chair by the table under the pergola. I offered him a cold drink.




Pretty soon he was all business again, working on his Christmas list!


I hope you enjoyed my "July Visitor" post starring my childhood Santa and reindeer copyright 1959 Columbia Toys.





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13 comments:

  1. So funny! I hope I am on the "nice" list! :-) Hugs...Debbie

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  2. Great post so stinking cute and funny.

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  3. Love this post! Very clever and cute. Especially love your vintage Santa and reindeer, how great that you still have them, they're amazing!

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  4. Okay, now I want to know how you did this without your neighbors calling to see if you're suffering from heatstroke!!! Too funny! I would have to do this in the middle of the night and then somebody would probably call the police!

    I think I have the same Santa, but I'm definitely in need of some of those funky reindeer!

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  5. What a cute Christmas in July post!!

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  6. This is so cute! Loving all the Christmas in July posts!
    Love it!
    I hope you have a blessed day,
    Kathy

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  7. Love Santa making his list! Too cute.

    Thanks for stopping by and leaving your nice comment! I appreciate your visits!

    Have a super week!

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  8. Love this! I remember those reindeer! :-) Thanks so much for sharing at the Christmas in July Party!...hugs...Debbie

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  9. This post just makes me smile :)
    I loved it! and your Santa is very mischievous indeed..I did not know Santa drank soda I thought he only liked milk and cookies LOL.....
    Have a sweet day!
    Elizabeth

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  10. My G-Mom-B had that Santa, I grew up with it too! Hers was showing his age a little more than yours though. Cute post:@)

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  11. Oh my goodness! I was laughing out loud for real! Cutest post ever Carlene!

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  12. Your delightful toys told an amazing story.. Loved it. xo marlis

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  13. That was too cute! What a hoot with the sunglasses and lei! And the reindeer leashed to the tie out....you are too funny! Thanks!

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