Starting Over in a Ceramic House

How I Will Rebuild My Home, and My Life, With Department 56

I was 20 years old when I first spotted Scrooge’s Counting House on a shelf in Kaufman’s Department Store in Pittsburgh, PA. That was the year I had moved into my first real apartment, all on my own. My father died earlier that year, and suddenly all of our Christmas traditions changed.



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Susan Kelley

Susan is a runner, a mom of 3 grown children, and an avid traveler. She writes about humans, and wrote a book about false accusations of sexual assault.