My philosophy on Christmas and gift-giving is one that fits the true meaning of the holiday. If you're sick of consumerism, it might be the one for you!Christmas is near, and although I’ve shared my thoughts on the holiday and gift-giving on other sites, I haven’t really shared them here.

I wouldn’t consider myself a grinch, but I don’t enjoy Christmas for what it’s become. People are obsessed with buying the best presents and tend to forget why they’re giving them in the first place.

It’s sad that consumerism has taken most of the meaning away from holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. I was over it the second I heard a radio advertisement refer to it as a “Thanksavings sale.” Please.

As a result, I’ve found myself pushing back against this idea that the holidays need to revolve around shopping and spending and possibly going into debt.

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Hello everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas! I did, despite my allergies randomly bothering me since Saturday. It was nice to spend time with family and see my parents again. I figured I would go a little off topic today and just do a recap of my weekend and Christmas activities. Please feel free to share yours in the comments! The Weekend My parents had slept over our apartment Sunday and Monday night, and it was nice to spend time with them…Continue Reading “Christmas Recap”