Category Archives: Holiday

Happy Holidays 2020

Happy Holidays 2020 readers, This year has been one for the books, and not necessarily in a good way. However, despite the pandemic, lockdowns, and social distancing, the holidays are here. This Christmas is going to be quiet for me. Currently, my city is in the grips of a second wave of COVID-19. We are going into isolation again. Consequently,

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Charles Dickens Tribute (40410) Review

Every year the LEGO® Group celebrates Brick (Black) Friday with a seasonal gift-with-purchase to kick off the holiday season. For the last few years, VIPs received early access to the freebie during the double VIP points weekend preceding Black Friday. Thankfully, this year is no different. While the public gains access to the new Charles Dickens Tribute (40410) on November

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Holiday Special Trailer

Back in August, we reported on the upcoming LEGO® Star Wars Holiday Special. Tonight, the LEGO® Group unveiled the official Holiday Special trailer. The special arrives for streaming November 17 on Disney+. Incidentally, that is exactly 22 years after the original, much-maligned Star Wars Holiday Special aired. However, this year, the program takes on an all new LEGO® form that

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Elf Club House (10275) Review

Before we know it, the Christmas shopping season will be upon us. In fact, LEGO® holiday themed sets are already popping up. The advent calendars came out in early September. Shortly after, Winter Snowball Fight hit the market. It was followed by the BrickHeadz Nutcracker and Christmas Wreath. This week, the LEGO® Group announced the 2020 Winter Village Collection set.

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Elf Club House Coming Soon

Christmas is coming. Yes, I know it is only September. However, the LEGO® Group is clearly gearing up for the Holidays. We have already seen the Winter Snowball Fight, BrickHeadz Nutcracker, and the Christmas Wreath. Now, word has come of the 2020 Winter Village Collection set. Time to unpack those Santa hats and jingle bells, the Elf Club House is

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Holiday Wreath (40426) Coming Soon!

Not long ago, I received a cryptic message from the LEGO® Group asking if I would like to review an upcoming set. The only information I received was the set number, 40426. Despite not knowing what was coming, I accepted. Incidentally, I had also received an offer for 40425, the BrickHeadz Nutcracker. Given the closeness of the numbers, I assumed

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I took down my Christmas Tree (Minifigure Monday)

Minifigure Monday is a weekly celebration of LEGO® Minifigures. This week, we take a moment to contemplate the end of the Holiday season through photography and poetry. With my Christmas break over, my wife and I took down our Christmas decorations. It is always a little sad, and today it inspired the first Minifigure Monday of 2020. For past Minifigure

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