It’s that time of year again, and the Christmas and miscellaneous-other-holiday decorations are springing up everywhere like sick children in flu season. Now, this is not the bah-humbug post you might expect it to be, because I actually love the holidays. People keep trying to make it a religious festival, and that bothers me a bit, but other than that, I think it’s a wonderful time of year.
The problem I have with holiday decorations is the simple fact that they’re getting tackier each year. And my personal choice for the worst offender is the new batch of giant inflatable decorations that are springing up everywhere.
These things are awful. They look terrible, they’re cheap, and they are the epitome of “I don’t actually care enough to decorate for the holidays, but here’s some tacky shit for my front yard.” As far as I’m concerned, you either put in some effort, or you don’t bother. Either option is just fine, but pick a side of the fence and commit to it.
Going on the assumption that it’s not all horrible, what’s the holiday decorating trend that just frosts your Christmas cookies?