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De-Christmasization (It's fun!)

Christmas is over and no one's starting the new year until this stuff is put away...

 

It takes a bit of courage to start the de-Christmasization process. After Jan 1st, you know it's time. By Jan 7th, you feel like a slacker. If you still have the stockings hung in February (and you know who you are), then you may as well start next year's Christmas shopping. Either way, the "ho ho ho" stuff should be down by the time you pay your Christmas Visa bill.

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Brigid January 05, 2013 at 09:33 PM
Jennifer, Leaving decorations up until January 7th is not procrastination. Many Christians leave them up through the 6th, which is also known as Epiphany and the day the wise men showed up. In my home and in many others you did not take decorations down until the 6th of January or after.
Jennifer Schulten January 06, 2013 at 04:28 AM
PDY I do recall my mom following your timeline during my growing up years for the same reason you suggested. For myself, in an effort to reclaim my living room, it feels better to get the job done a bit earlier. It's all fine in the end. Happy New Year.

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