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About johnnysells

Johnny-Sells is an online retail store in Chicago. We carry a wide variety of products including women's & men's clothing, shoes and accessories. We also carry collectibles, including Christopher Radko Christmas ornaments and Dept 56 buildings.

Flying through a Derecho

Chicago, June 30, 2014 as our airplane approached O’Hare. They knew it was coming, a Derecho, a widespread straight line of wind storms associated with a group of  thunderstorms. They can cause hurricane force winds, tornadoes, heavy rain and flooding … Continue reading

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Cool Places Where Johnny-Sells Has Shipped is an on-line store in Chicago. We get a thrill to ship our items to customers in exotic locations.  We may not get to go to all these cool places, but our products do.  Occasionally,  we research some of our customers … Continue reading

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We Shipped a Handbag to Krasnoyarsk, Russia!!!

One of the fun things about our business is shipping to exotic locations.  Johnny-Sells has shipped to Botswana, Tahiti, Tajikistan and lots of places that are off the beaten path.  But we think we have a new champ, Krasnoyarsk, Russia.   … Continue reading

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Note from Japan Makes Me Proud to be an American

Photo shows US Marine Corps Lt. Cmdr. Ewell Hollis MD setting a Tsunami/Earthquake victim’s broken arm. This note from a Japanese customer really tugged at the old heartstrings.  “…On that occasion 11/March/2011 of serious disaster in our country Japan/Touhoku area, … Continue reading

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A Few New Feedbacks

We get lots of great feedback.  Here are several eBay feedbacks we have received recently: I wish all eBay sellers were like johnny-sells. Excellent customer service! :))) «::W::»«::O::»«::W::»«::P::»«::E::»«::R::»«::F::»«::E::»«::C::»«::T::» The seller has fulfilled its promise. Recommended. CRAZY fast shipping. Item as … Continue reading

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Delicious No Knead Cheddar Chive Bread Recipe

CHEDDAR-CHIVE BREAD 2 Cups lukewarm water 1 1/2 Tablespoons active dry yeast 2 Tablespoons sugar 1 1/2 Cups plus 2 Tablespoons cheddar cheese 1/2 Cup chopped fresh chives 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter, unsalted 2 teaspoons salt 4 1/2 Cups all-purpose … Continue reading

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Frat Boys Break the Table

Several years ago, we used to sell for other people. A nice lady named Bobbie was one of our customers. She was downsizing to a smaller apartment after her daughter went off to college. Bobbie had a lot of high … Continue reading

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I didn’t like “Inside Llewyn Davis”

All the critics are raving about this movie and I’m scratching my head.   I like a lot of the Coen Brothers movies, but this one stinks. It’s got no real plot, the main character is a total jerk. There are … Continue reading

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It’s Too Cold to Shop Anywhere but Johnny-Sells!

I don’t know what it’s like where you are, but here in Chicago, it’s Cold!  So cold, you spell it with a capital “C”.  So stay inside and shop in comfort at Johnny-Sells. Here are a few suggestions to help … Continue reading

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Stick him on a half apple and hit him in the face with a baby – the not so glamorous life of a TV and film actor

Lights! Camera! Action! I was an actor for 20 years before I became an eBay seller. I had some success in commercials. I was the dancing husband in a Payless Shoes commercial, the frustrated business traveler unable to phone home … Continue reading

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