I know, I know… Halloween feels like it was just yesterday and Thanksgiving is still two weeks away but I was driving to my sisters house to catch the game Monday night and… A neighbor was putting up their Christmas lights. On the way down I heard no less than 5 Christmas oriented commercials on the radio and don’t even get me started on the TV ads, I think they began last January.
So why wait? Maybe it is seriously too early to get into the holiday spirit but it’s never too early to get all that shopping done. I’ve been getting mine done earlier and earlier each year, partly because I do most of my shopping online these days (since I subscribed to Amazon Prime). Getting an early start gives me time to return anything that isn’t quite what I expected.
The main reason though, I just got tired of fighting the crowds. Having all my shopping done before 12/1 lets me sit back, relax and actually enjoy the family and friends that make the rest of the year special, at this special time of year. Isn’t that what it’s all about anyway?
With that in mind, I give you this list of 18 Christmas gifts that any beer lover would be delighted to find underneath the Christmas tree this year. If you can’t beat them… Well, you know the rest.
Now I know exactly how it feels to give birth. 100%. Maybe even more so. Last May, I planted a seed and now in mid-July I have a baby cucumber. My immediate thoughts are of the wonderful future of nurturing this cucumber through all of the trials and tribulations of