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Simpler, Saner, Happier Holidays
In the past 24 hours, I've seen two separate articles online about tips for hosting the "perfect" Thanksgiving, and I've ignored them both.
It's way too easy when the holidays come around to get sucked in by the amazing spreads we see in magazines, in catalogs, and online: gorgeously set tables holding beautiful feasts, blissfully happy gatherings of friends and family, and even photos depicting a Christmas morning on which no one has bedhead, is wearing their schlubbiest and comfiest pj's, and not-so-secretly looks like they hope to find another three hours of sleep under the tree.
This year, take a cue from the classic Frank Sinatra song and do the holidays your way. Focus on the parts of the holidays you love and look for ways of minimizing or moving away from the rest. Here are three tips on simplifying from my friends, my clients, and yours truly.
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