Bah Humbug

I'm really excited about Christmas, really I am.

My mum and brother are coming to spend it with Mr B and I and I can't wait.

Christmas is all about family for me. Seeing my folks and Mr B's folks, grandparents, the lot, without the distraction of work, house work and all the other boring stuff that's going on every other day.

Christmas day is all about chilling out, playing some games, eating foods, and getting some drink in me!

I love giving presents too - I'm definitely a giver more than a receiver when it comes to gifting.

I couldn't care less when the tree goes up and I don't want to listen to Christmas music all day everyday in the office from the 1st December.

That, apparently, makes me a miserable Scrooge.

I don't gettit, just because that's not what makes Christmas Christmas for me, I'm the one that's in the wrong.

Surely I'm not the only one that finds the commercial build up to this one day of the year totally unnecessary.

Or am I??


  1. I am new to the world of blogging and I came across your post.
    You are not ALONE. I have a true distaste for the commercialism that has kidnapped the true meaning of Christmas.
    I discussed this topic with my wonderful hubby the other day and he didn't respond to my thoughts well at first until I explained them further.
    Apparently some people REALLY need to hear Christmas songs played to death in order to appreciate any feeling for Christmas, while others, such as ourselves, do not. Right or wrong? No, just DIFFERENT.

  2. I don't know how I feel about it... except that I think it would be nice if my work played any music. Then again, when I worked at Arby's I used to hate hearing the same music played over and over again.

    I think that the commercialism doesn't really affect me too much. I have a hard time getting into the holiday spirit at all anyway, and the commercialism doesn't change that. I'm just irritated that I have to drive all the way home for Christmas (3 hours) in horrible traffic, to spend a couple of days watching TV and feeling like I have no escape to relax...

  3. It is different for everyone, isn't it?
    I'm a bit more excited tonight, having just wrapped all the presents.
    Maybe if someone brought out some new, better, Christmas songs I'd be more up for listening to them!
    Merry Christmas to you both, though.

  4. I am split down the middle on this one, Mrs. B. I don't think we should cram candy canes and chestnuts that have roasted on an open fire down people's throats. However, I did put lights outside and will finally put the tree up today. I just wish people wouldn't look so panicked and that we all didn't have a 'should list.' I also enjoy giving more than receiving. I did get a Josh Groban Christmas CD that I enjoy. I think people either love him or hate him. Maybe you could select a music artist you enjoy and get their CD. I think that helps. Merry Christmas to you.

  5. Maybe I'll make up my own Christmas mix-tape, with just the songs I like?!

  6. I think that would be an awesome idea :) You can't go wrong with that... I just haven't found my spirit for Christmas this year yet. Hopefully it comes soon.... running out of time.