Originally Posted by Yuletide Junkie
Decorating the homestead is much better.
We're done decorating the night before...right after Thanksgiving supper. We spend the time enjoying family on Friday. Never even think about repeating the mistake I made twice in my life. We're either done with Christmas shopping oir nearly so by that time. Then it's a long enjoyable ride through Christmas!
Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before. What if Christmas, he thought, doesn't come from a store. What if Christmas, perhaps, means a little bit more. ---Theodor Seuss Geisel a.k.a. Dr. Seuss