Johnny-Sells on Pinterest!

Posted on December 18, 2014

  That’s Pinteresting! When we first went on Pinterest, we just added links to our eBay products. Then we found out that’s not what you’re supposed to do.  Now, we’re adding articles about the back story of our categories.  For example, in Christmas and Holiday, we just added a pin about the origins of Hanukkah. Continue Reading »

Happy Hanukkah!

Posted on December 16, 2014

  Hanukkah celebrates the victory of the Maccabees in in the second century BCE in the city of Jerusalem. They signaled their victory by lighting their Menorah or lamp with enough oil to keep it lit for only one day.  When the oil lasted eight full days, the Maccabees interpreted this to mean that God had Continue Reading »

Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

Posted on December 13, 2014

  This L.L. Bean Green Goose Down Parka Puffer Jacket Women Size XL with Detachable Hood will keep you warm in the coldest Polar Vortex.  Here at Johnny-Sells in Chicago, we know a little bit about cold and goose down is one of the best ways to fight it. And the detachable hood with fur trim makes Continue Reading »

It’s Nutcracker Season!

Posted on December 11, 2014

That timeless treasure “The Nutcracker” is a Christmas Season staple. One of the best performances of it is at Chicago’s Chopin Theater.  You can read a review of this production here.  The young actors deliver a high intensity performance in Chopin’s intimate setting. The Nutcracker ballet is also being performed by the Joffrey Ballet Company Continue Reading »

Teddy Bears at Johnny-Sells

Posted on December 9, 2014

What kid wouldn’t like a Teddy Bear for Christmas? Johnny-Sells has a bunch of ‘em! Tell you what, buy a Teddy from Johnny-Sells and we’ll gift wrap it for you at no extra charge. Just mention you read about it here.   All Teddy Bears are guaranteed 100% huggable. Click here to see all the Continue Reading »

We Bought a Tree, Now to Decorate it

Posted on December 7, 2014

We bought our Christmas Tree in the parking lot of a big box hardware store near here. We were horrified that the kid cutting the ends of the trees off with a reciprocating saw was putting his fingers in harms way.  At least he was paying attention to what he was doing, but one mistake Continue Reading »