White Christmas Lights? You’ve Got to be Freakin’ Kidding Me

christmas tree lights

Turn down the Christmas carols! It’s time we have a chat! It has come to my attention that there are people who actually believe in their hearts of hearts that — shudder — white Christmas lights are absolutely adorable.

If you are one of those folks whose tree is already experiencing a riot of color thanks to a string of reds, blues, greens, yellows, and maybe even some pinks, sally forth and go drink a mug of hot chocolate or snack on some advent chocolate — you’re well on your way to a hap, hap, happy holiday season.

If, however, you are one of those people whose tree is rather lacking in imagination, read on, as you must be injected with a true shot of holiday spirit before it is too late!

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(Cadbury) Eggs For Breakfast?

Cadbury creme egg
Growing up Catholic, everyone knows there’s a week-long build up to Easter. So the week after Easter should count for something too, right? A week of early morning indulgence, perhaps?

I told everyone that Easter was the one day of the year that I would eat candy for breakfast. I may have stretched the truth a wee bit. Because a week of early morning Cadbury egg eating is in store, and by rights it’s candy. Delicious, chocolatey candy with a yummy creme filled center. I could be added to their marketing team with the way I’ll wax on about the nougaty insides alone.

But it’s the very fact that they cast all that junk, erm, delectability in an egg shape that keeps me on the straight and narrow. What did you have for breakfast this morning, you might ask. To which I can answer a very truthful, “eggs.

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