When To Go Christmas Shopping

When To Go Christmas Shopping

I know, I know, too soon, right? But bear with me here. I have already been seeing the usual suspects around town. Christmas lights in the "seasonal" section of the grocery stores. Christmas lights on my friggin' neighbor’s porch. CHRSTIMAS LIGHTS ON THE INTERNET! Whether we like it or not, seasonal creep is happening everywhere we look, AND YOU CAN'T STOP IT. So might as well talk about the inevitable; Christmas Shopping. Christmas is the single most profitable event in human history. Especially in the land of cash money, America. According to the National Retail Federation, holiday sales … [Read more...]

What Gifts Are You Giving For Christmas?

What Gifts Are You Giving For Christmas?

Every commercial, ad and sign is talking about what you NEED TO GET for Christmas this year. And though I can appreciate gadgets as much as the next, I really like to think more about what I can get other people than what I am going to get myself. I've always had a tough time making a Christmas list, maybe because I forget that I need anything, or maybe because when I think about it, I don't actually NEED anything. Whatever the case, it's always more exciting to me to give gifts this time of year. What Are You Giving For Christmas? So, since I get excited about giving and seeing others … [Read more...]