11/24/18: Step Into Christmas (The Admission’s Free)

With the end of Thanksgiving comes the start of the holiday season. This means its time to pull out the tree and get festive! Of course, there’s plenty to do to prepare and decorate for the holidays. Of course, not everyone celebrates Christmas, but for those who do, it’s about time to get in the spirit!

“Ugly” Christmas Sweaters

Okay, so maybe some of them aren’t your style. Maybe a lot of them aren’t your style. But with a little bit of searching in stores or some internet shopping, you should be able to find one you really like or that you really find entertaining in some form or another. Maybe its in a comedic way, or maybe there’s a picture of a cat on it that you just find adorable. For the most part, though, these sweaters are just so stereotypically ugly that they’re one of the most fun parts of the holiday season. You’re likely to find some sort of image that makes no sense at all (and sometimes hardly even has anything to do with Christmas) or some animal or another decorated to match the holidays. Often times these sweaters are made of soft and extraordinarily comfortable materials. Basically there’s no downsides to these sweaters (even if you don’t think you like them all that much), or at least so few downsides that they’re practically the most perfect item of clothing possible for the holiday season.

Home Decor

You’re probably not the only thing you want to decorate for the holiday season. Most people go out of their way to put up at least a few decorations inside and outside their house. You don’t have to spend a lot of money to put a lot up around your home. Most people just go for the basics: a tree, of course, and maybe some lights here and there. I, personally, have taken the time to decorate my bedroom quite a bit, with some lights that I’ve put around the entire room. I happened to have some lying around the house (as you very well might), so it didn’t cost me anything at all to decorate this year, except for a bit of my time. Decorations are a generally easy and cheap thing to purchase, as long as you stay away from large inflatables and things like that, which could end  up costing you around $100 for just one item.

Lights

You might choose to put lights up at home, or you might not. If you don’t its never a big deal, since parks and other places with large, open areas often put up their own large Christmas tree and display of lights. It’s always fun to visit one of these places at some point during the season at night while all the lights are lit up. It’s absolutely beautiful to be outside while its slightly cold and you’re surrounded by the little lights hanging from nearby trees and put up in all sorts of shapes around the space. This doesn’t necessarily have anything to do with fashion, but you can always use these lights as an opportunity to dress up in some clothes you really like and have a mini photoshoot with your friends.

A Summary

It’s almost Christmas time, and its just about time we all start dressing like it (including our houses). While all that is fun to do and certainly brings a lot of joy, what’s most important this Christmas is that we don’t forget about those we care about. The holiday season is, above all, a time to celebrate with family and friends, which is always a blast.

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