Where Tatler shares its humor
By Willow Blythe
Artwork by Ella Benitone
Normally my chronic laziness doesn’t bother me, but I can’t help but feel like a holiday disappointment when all the houses in my neighborhood are extravagantly decorated with red and green lights and blow-up Santas.
My Christmas tree will lie in three parts in my living room for at least a week; when I finally put it together, the ornaments won’t make it to the tree until after exams, and they will only be placed on the front side. Outside, the most I have the motivation to do is hang a wreath. Stockings are always saved until the last second. Do not ask me about outdoor lights because I don’t even know if there are any in the house.
Because of the disappointment I feel, I have compiled a list of“minimalist” Christmas hacks (which I definitely did not wait until the last second to make) for those who would love to spend Winter Break sleeping, but still feel festive on the inside.
Christmas is about so much more than how nice your house looks. If you love stringing popcorn and untangling Christmas lights, that’s great! Nevertheless, nothing has to be complicated to be festive, and there is no wrong way to appreciate the holiday season.
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