It's nice to see every few years, but not every year. I can't think of anything, but I'm sure there are some who can think of a few.
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In my family though the main thing that is overdone is the buying of gifts for the adults. I have a MIL and SIL that are complete babies when it comes to the gifts they get, they are constantly comparing to see if one person got more spent on them than the other. They completely ruin Christmas for my other SIL and I every year.
This year I am buying for more kids on the Angel Tree and just sending them a card, and my kids and I are going to attend the Candlelight Service at the church.
Quoting mommyof3-2008:Agree...its like lets do one holiday at a time people! lolQuoting KBarbie:I can't think of any either really. I just have an issue because every year I see Christmas things up earlier and earlier. This year even before Halloween. Its like people are skipping other holiday seasons. It bugs me.
Agree...its like lets do one holiday at a time people! lol
Quoting KBarbie:I can't think of any either really. I just have an issue because every year I see Christmas things up earlier and earlier. This year even before Halloween. Its like people are skipping other holiday seasons. It bugs me.
I don't like it when people decorate before Thanksgiving..it ruins the spirit IMO. There is a house that already had their OUTSIDE decor out before Halloween! That's nuts!
I will probably get bashed for this, but the fact that so many people and places stress Happy Holidays instead of Merry Christmas. Also the fact that some many people and places use X-Mas instead of Christmas. That's taking Christ out of Christmas (jmo) and Christ's birth is the reason we celebrate Christmas.
People place so much emphasis on the shopping and the amount of gifts they give and get that they have completely forgotten about the time that is spent with family. It's nice to give and receive gifts, but we should focus more on the quality of time that is spent with family instead of quantity of gifts that we give and receive.
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