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…do jolly well

Happy weekend, crusaders! This Saturday we find ourselves on the first weekend of December, and the second day of everyone’s Advent calendars, and day two of the most wonderful time of the year—25 Days of Christmas.

It’s also that special window where even the Scrooges among us can no longer say that it’s “too early” for Christmas (as if there is such a thing). Yes, it is now acceptable to openly embrace the holiday season! Read the rest of this entry

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…giddy up

Today, crusaders, we find ourselves between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, a crucial point in the holiday shopping season.

The pros have, I’m sure, been finished for weeks, while the rest of us are now realizing we should probably start thinking about starting.

But this Sunday, which is apparently Shopping Reminder Day, I think we could all benefit from taking a moment to remember the reason for the season… Read the rest of this entry

…Holi-daze

 jack the nightmare before christmas nightmare before christmas jack skellington GIFWelcome to the beginning of the holiday season! I realize your Halloween candy stash is still intact, and your jack-o’-lantern hasn’t made it to the compost heap yet. It’s cute that you think that will stop the holiday season from starting today.

Before you roll your eyes (again), just know that some of us have held back on our holiday season enthusiasm until today. So, be thankful you haven’t been listening to “Silver Bells” and “Holly, Jolly Christmas” for the past month already.

Now before you get on your “we still have Thanksgiving,” soapbox, let me ask you—why can’t we have our pumpkin pie, and eat our Christmas cookies too?

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…search your solstice

Today marks the official start of winter. To which I say…

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…let your heart be light

santa-claus-christmas-beard-celebration-41963Folks, there’s one week of shopping days left before Christmas, and all I can say is remain calm… Read the rest of this entry