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    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.

    Every year, people try to make Christmas "happen" earlier than it should.

    Don't get me wrong, I love Christmas.

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

    Like how Target did a Christmas commercial before Halloween.

    And malls started putting up trees in October.

    And Starbucks already has Christmas cups.

    I mean, can we enjoy Thanksgiving for a second?

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

    And prematurely pushing Christmas almost cheapens it.

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

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

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

    But I'm not. I'm trying to defend Christmas.

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

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

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

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    I'll spin every Christmas jam I can find.

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

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

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

    I swear, it'll be more fun this way!

    OK, great. Thanks!

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