Monthly Archives: December 2015

How print saved Christmas….

OK.  That does sound like a title for yet another Holiday-themed movie. But in a way, print did save Christmas – or at least helped create the Christmas traditions that we enjoy today. During the 1600’s, England was under an … Continue reading

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A Family Tradition

My family had a long-standing tradition of designing and printing our own Christmas cards. Starting shortly after my parents married in the early 50’s, they would yearly create a unique Christmas card that was mailed out to all the family … Continue reading

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Catalogs – the way to a Christmas shopper’s heart….

When I was a kid, the highlight of my year was the arrival of the Sears “Wish Book” – the catalog to end all catalogs. I’d eagerly scour the toy section (always at the front) to create my wish list … Continue reading

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