A Few Things to Consider if You Already Have Your Christmas Tree Up/Save Thanksgiving

I. LOVE. CHRISTMAS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

That’s how many exclamation marks that needed. I mean, I LOVE it. Even on a tight budget this year, I made sure I stashed away an extra $30 plus tax to buy a 3’ and 5’ Tinsel Tree combo pack from Target. I know that my birthday marks 106 days until December 25. I start my Christmas opening ceremonies with my NSYNC “Home for Christmas” CD, polished and pristine from 2001. I’m not a Christmas hater.

However, I think a quarter of my friends already have their Christmas trees up, pre-Thanksgiving. So fun. So festive. They make my spirit bright. But, to them, I ask a few questions:

Are you so nice that even the pilgrims bring you gifts?
Do you fear the ghosts of Thanksgivings past? Aint no one messing with Pocahontas at my house.
Are you just saying you’re thankful for Christmas this year?
Did I miss Anderson Cooper state that faux-pine wards off Ebola?
Is this a vegan movement?
Do your children get confused?

Maybe I would put one up if I owned a fake tree, which I’m definitely considering purchasing after a review of my live tree instantaneous execution record. Since I don’t even have that option, I’m firm on my Save Thanksgiving 2014 stance.

…but your trees are very pretty. I’m counting down to the end of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and that dog show afterward to join you.

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3 Comments

  1. hahahaha! I know I put mine up super early… I kind of like the idea of putting it up on/right after thanksgiving. But I couldn’t wait this year- I need a happy tree to get me through all the snow, blahhhh!

    1. hey, you do what you have to do! we just barely put away our short sleeves. i can’t imagine that much snow already!! maybe that’s why i don’t need the tree yet! 🙂

  2. I’m with you sister! I love love love Christmas and everything that this season brings… but let Thanksgiving be! I’m chomping at the bit to get decorations up, but only after that turkey is gone!

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