Ah, that old holiday hangover. We’re not speaking totally literally (unless someone got a little into the spirit(s) of the season, if you catch our drift) but the few days after the winter holidays have concluded can be a little...draining. It can feel like there’s too much to do and nobody has the energy to do it - especially if you still have to get ready for New Year’s!
The big day is coming! Christmas is right around the corner, Santa Claus is loading up his sleigh and getting his reindeer all strapped in, and as soon as the kids calm down and go to sleep there will be visions of sugarplums dancing in everyone’s heads.
For most of the country, it’s the time of year where snow days become a sad inevitability - and for the rest of the country, wow, must be nice.
Winter bitterness aside, snow days tend to be a mixed bag of blessings. It’s nice to get out of work early (or not have to go in at all), and if you’ve got kids they’re never exactly going to complain about a day off from school, but they can be...kinda boring sometimes, can’t they?
It’s the Wednesday before Thanksgiving - time to panic, right?
Not quite, my friend! No matter how much (or little) time you have before the relatives start trickling in - heck, they might already be here, given how hard it always is for mom to get around this time of year - and you might still have some work to do around the house.
It’s that time of year, parents! You’re back from Black Friday with cart-fuls of toys, video games, tablets, phones, TVs, and all the other stuff we wind up spending too much on around Black Friday.
But hey, it’s all to make the family happy, right? Even if your holiday shopping is done with, you’ve suddenly got a new problem to face down: where are you going to keep all these things?