An Elf off her shelf

Gotta love Barbie. She is the most cheerful, sassiest elf ever. As she was packing up her car with packages to make her afternoon mail run on this chilly day, she didn't complain. "Hey – it gets me out of my office, right?" An elf off her shelf, as it were. Barbie may need to…

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Purrfect timing

Did you happen to check the calendar this morning? It's Friday the 13th! We don't mind, though, if Kitty Claws crosses our path. Do you have a little Kitty Claws fan in your house? We have plush versions of our Halloween mascot available here in our online HoliShop.

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A pause for the Claws

Planning to join us for Happy Halloween Weekends? Be sure to grab a show schedule so your little ones can catch Kitty's Dance Party toward the end of the day. The more the merrier! You and the kiddos will quickly discover that Kitty isn't just into ballet, as her choice of skirt and slippers might…

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A shirt even a dummy could love

Look what's new at the HoliShop! That's right. This test dummy's family went all the way to Holiday World and all they brought back was this shirt. Actually, though, this is a limited-edition shirt, available only through our online shop, the HoliShop. Our friends with the Roller Coaster Club of Great Britain told us we…

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So who’s in the “mail room”?

There are so many stories about famous, successful folks who have "worked their way up" in the world. It seems they all got their start in the mail room. More… That's not exactly what's happened with Amanda, but she has impressed us for years as a seasonal employee who's brought with her a happy smile…

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Fwaaaaaap!

When we first talked about starting an online shop, the thought of asking staff to model for the photos appealed to us. Our people, after all, are an important part of our "brand." (That’s marketing talk for families-are-us.) As you surely know, families don’t always behave. Above are Jennifer and Lori, the manager and director…

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Home Alone?

When we started to plan our online shop, we talked about making it "fit" what we’re all about. We’d use our owners, employees and their families as models for the HoliShop. We’d have fun. But, honestly, this much fun, Will? All I can think of when I see this photo is that great scene in…

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Sweets for the sweet tooth

January’s nearly over. February is … for lovers. Fudge lovers, that is. With each new month comes the decision: which flavor of fudge to offer as our "Fudge of the Month" at the HoliShop. With Valentine’s Day looming, that choice is extra important. And so, for February, foods director Jason says, "Let them decide!" Hence,…

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Yum, yum, yum!

Anyone else out there a cornball who loves to listen to old radio shows from the '40s? I grew up hearing my folks talk about Fibber McGee's closet, Jack Benny's squeaky violin, and Baby Snooks' antics. Thanks to satellite radio those shows are available again, 60 years later. And the commercials are a hoot. Either…

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