Every year around this time, I start getting bombarded with all these ideas about the little Christmas spy that is Elf on the Shelf. If you aren't familiar with them, I'll just quote their website to give you an idea of what's going on: The Elf on the Shelf® is a fun-filled Christmas tradition that has … Continue reading Elf on the Shelf – No Thanks!
Y'all, the holiday season is upon us. Halloween came and went in full force, daylight savings has come to destroy our lives, and Thanksgiving is up next. My social media is rife with people on both sides of this argument: when should Christmas decorations go out? Many will argue that Early Christmas decorations rob Thanksgiving … Continue reading A Defense of Early Christmas Decorations
You've heard the debate over the Starbucks red cups, I know you have. It's really nothing new - Starbucks or Target or Disney or some other huge company manages to find a new way to offend Christians every year. This year, it's the absence of snowflakes that has everyone up in arms. People are seriously … Continue reading All the things we get offended by
Alright. So I've come up with just a few more things to love about Christmas. (And you thought it wasn't possible.) Last night we had our Student Congress party and as I was co-emceeing (that's a real word?) I began to recognize a few more of the joys of the season. Tearing wrapping paper apart. … Continue reading I won’t stop writing about Christmas. And you can’t make me.
Okay so... 'tis the season to plan and go to a hundred Christmas parties. Now, I love Christmas parties. Seriously, they are totally the best. But at this point, two weeks before the semester ends, Christmas parties are happening more than homework is. (I mean, I'm doing way more homework than partying, mom...) Anyway, at … Continue reading 5 lessons I’ve learned from Christmas parties
Christmas... Is... Just... Around... The... Corner.... I can hardly contain myself!!! I haven't made a list in a while, so I'm going to make a list of all of my favorite things about Christmas. An abbreviated list, of course, because a full list would take up all the space on the interwebs. So here goes. … Continue reading 8 things I love about Christmas