Where are you Christmas? Why can’t I find you?

Well, we are officially six days from celebrating Christmas in July! In case you were wondering. 

Here are my thoughts:

1) I don’t know who came up with the bright idea to celebrate the mid-point til Christmas, but it’s really the most frustrating tease. For those that don’t know, Christmas is my absolute favorite holiday and I really don’t appreciate that people in this lovely society like to dangle it like bait in my Christmas loving fish face!

2) Celebrating Christmas in July serves as an unfortunate reminder that your summer is practically over. Therefore, enjoy your last sweet summer week in July because August is going to come crashing in on you before you know it. (For those in education, you know what I mean about August.)

3) The other obnoxious thing about Christmas in July is that I am now thinking about the LONG and GRUESOME six months until Christmas actually gets here…. (five long months until it’s socially acceptable to start listening to Christmas music.)

4) Don’t mind me and my cynicism. I will just sit here and pout as we approach the mid-point til the best day of the entire year.

My Holiday Break Bucket List!

This list is an ever-changing compilation of items that I wish to accomplish over my holiday break. Please note, these items are not in a particular order in which I wish to complete them, and some items may be subject to change based on financial reasoning and practicality. This list can only be added to and never subtracted from. What is not accomplished over Thanksgiving Break will carryover into Christmas Break, and documentation of my bucket list accomplishments will take place right here!

1) Day date with my best friend, Sarah.

2) CLAMS Dinner and Drinks Reunion.

3) Columbus Zoo Christmas Lights.

4) Attend the OSU vs. Michigan Game.

5) Enjoy an evening with the Hatters.

6) Enjoy an evening with the Zeiglers.

7) Lunch or dinner date with Roo.

8) Visit Chanda Ray for a weekend in D.C.

9) Double Date with Fantastic 4.

10) Pay It Forward plan. (See next post for more details.)

11) Night on the town with Papa and KJ in Columbus, Ohio.

12) Dinner date with parents.

13) Day date with mom.

14) Visit Lauren for a weekend in Chicago.

15) Fun date or weekend trip with my love.