Awful Food: Santa’s Whiskers

Special cookie treats!

Finely chop red or green candied cherries and the pecans that go into Santa’s Whiskers so the cookies will be easier to slice. Before chilling, roll the logs of dough in flaked coconut. If desired, serve the holiday cookies with mugs of creamy eggnog sprinkled with nutmeg.

Awfully delicious!

Bon appétit! Or, non appétit?

Santa Smokes?

Santa Smokes?

Santa Smokes? Well he did, or maybe he still does. Although now he would have to go outside the toyshop to smoke his favorite cigarette. And, he certainly wouldn’t be seen now in a advertisement for cigarettes or tobacco products in general.



The first known advertisement in the USA was for the snuff and the tobacco products of P. Lokllard & Company and was placed in the New York daily paper in 1789. Before the 1970s, most tobacco advertising was legal in the United States and most European nations.



In the United States, in the 1950s and 1960s, cigarette brands were frequently sponsors of television shows or brightly colored print ads like the ones shown here. In 1964, the Surgeon General of the United States released the Surgeon General’s Advisory Committee Report on Smoking and Health. This report led to laws requiring warning labels on tobacco products and to restrictions on tobacco advertisements.



In April 1970, Congress passed the Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act banning the advertising of cigarettes on television and radio starting on January 2, 1971. As a result, Santa hasn’t been seen dragging on a cigarette in many years. Times have changed – for all of us.

Merry Christmas!

The Santa Puppet

The Santa Puppet …. 

Santa Puppet

Merry Christmas!

Raise Hamsters

The new wonder animals from Syria. Often called Toy Bears. Delightful pets. Everyone wants them. Laboratories need thousands. Clean, odorless. Raise anywhere. Profitable and interesting.

Send name and address for big, free picture book.

Doll Head Replacements

Replacement heads fit Barbie, Polly, Midge and other high fashion dolls. Three different and pretty faces, all made of washable vinyl. Each head has rooted hair in a different color and style.

Set includes: one brunette flip, one blonde ponytail and one auburn beehive.

Do You?

Everyone hears the voice.

How To Talk On The Telephone

When using your telephone, hold the receiver close to your ear. The receiver is the end with the cord. Talk directly into the mouthpiece. Speak in a natural, clear voice. You do not have to shout. Speak as though the other person were in the same room.