All posts tagged: robots

My Christmas Tree is Filled With Aliens, Robots and Monsters

By LaReeca Rucker The way you decorate your Christmas tree says a lot about your personality, as do the ornaments that we choose to adorn it. More than 20 years ago, I began collecting and making my own ornaments at Christmastime. I try to make and buy a few new ornaments every year to add to my collection. I started with porcelain cherubs, leaving some white and decorating others. Then I bought traditional Christmas balls and covered them in glitter, back when you couldn’t find glittery decorations like them. I have also made ornaments for my tree that feature pictures of my late pets. In the last few years, I have taken an annual trip to Hobby Lobby to select ornaments that I like. I also look in Walmart, Fred’s and other local dollar stores. Tomorrow, I plan to attend two Christmas craft events and search for more interesting ornaments to add to my collection. There are a few things that I am fond of and always on the look out for – aliens, robots …

The New American Gothic

I’m a fan of robots, and while doing an Etsy search, I ran across this painting by seller buttonempire of Canada. It’s appropriately called New American Gothic, and you can still purchase it for $80. It made me smile. I also found this robot nativity scene pretty adorable. PsAndQs sells it for $45. Got a comment? E-mail me at or Tweet me at @lareecarucker. Save