Sunday, November 25, 2007

To Decorate or Not To Decorate


Among all the things I had to get done this weekend, one thing purposely slipped my mind. I saw it everywhere though. All the Christmas decorations glimmering from homes, everywhere I turned. I feel like I've entered a mini Vegas. I think that while I was working on Friday, those that had the day off went running with glee and a lot of caffeine to get those massive decorations up that quickly.

Don't get me wrong, I love Christmas and usually run to my decorations as well. I mean, with the amount of time it takes to get them up, I want to enjoy them as long as possible. This year is different though. I'm feeling a little Grinch. For one, I can't believe Christmas time has already come around again. Two, I've been working on Christmas ads for the last two months, so I'm already tired of the commercialism. Last, but not least, I just took down my Halloween decorations, so you can see where my priorities are.

This small decision is killing me though. I know it won't be the same without the decorations, but I just don't feel like putting them up. I'm giving myself two days to make the decision. To Decorate or Not to Decorate...that is the question.

2 comments:

Jeff said...

Hi Mandy. Decorating is hard work. We have my folks visiting for the week, and they are so helpful. We had all the decorating finished in a quarter of the time it takes me by myself. I really think that all the boxes of ornaments, candles, and nutcrackers would still be in the attic if I was left to do it by myself. But everything looks so nice, and I need to remind myself that it's worth the effort.

Mandy said...

Jeff,
If any are you are available and in the area, I'd love to have you over to help!

And yes...it is worth the effort.