13th Dec 2014


Christmas Stress Busters, Seriously.


Spoiler alert: this has absolutely nothing to do with jewelry and everything to do with enjoying the Holidays far, far away from the commercialism of it all.

Here are a few tips for keeping it real over the holidays:

1. Let your holiday decorating to be sparser than ever before. A twig of Mistletoe achieves that mid-century modern minimalist, Christmas look just fine.

2. Don’t make a homemade desert for the next party you attend – buy homemade Christmas cookies from a local bakery. Or, break out Oreos after party goers are on their third cocktail.

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3. Don’t worry about an even count on presents for the kids/nieces/nephews. If they figure it out, deny it and make them count over and over and over and over…

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4. Give hints to the people closest to you about what you want. Or tell them you’re hungry and say that cash is fine too.

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5. Avoid malls at all costs- shop local! Better yet shop online while you watch your favorite Holiday movie as you sip your eggnog rum drink. Order rum while online if running low.

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6. Take an evening walk. Winter sunsets are beautiful. And don’t post it on Instagram. Leave the cell phone at home!

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7. Don’t worry about New Year’s. Adopt a new pet instead.

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8. Stop reading Christmas tips online. Read a real book and smell the ode de magnificence of the printed page!

Santas on computers at Virgin Megastore





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