Why You Should Hold Off On Christmas Until After Thanksgiving

To everything there is a season. A time to trick or treat, a time to give thanks, a time for Christmas.

1. Every year, people try to make Christmas “happen” earlier than it should.

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2. Don’t get me wrong, I love Christmas.

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3. But I hate it being forced on me before we’re finished with other holidays.

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4. Like how Target did a Christmas commercial before Halloween.

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5. And malls started putting up trees in October.

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6. And Starbucks already has Christmas cups.

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7. I mean, can we enjoy Thanksgiving for a second?

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8. It’s a great holiday, but it’s always overshadowed by Christmas.

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9. And prematurely pushing Christmas almost cheapens it.

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10. So I get upset when I see Christmas displays at stores in November.

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11. And I’m sad when people start playing Christmas music early.

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12. People think I’m a Scrooge, angrily waging war on Christmas.

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13. But I’m not. I’m trying to defend Christmas.

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14. Too much of a good thing can be bad, and too much Christmas can be exhausting.

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15. I swear, the day after Thanksgiving, I’ll be ready for the Christmas spirit.

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16. I’ll run to the store and buy all your things.

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17. I’ll spin every Christmas jam I can find.

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18. In fact, I’ll probably be more gung-ho about Christmas than you will.

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19. But until then, can we just hold off on Christmas?

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20. Just until the end of the month. Put it away. It’s all I’m asking.

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21. I swear, it’ll be more fun this way!

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22. OK, great. Thanks!

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