10 Things To Look Forward To After Thanksgiving
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10 Things To Look Forward To After Thanksgiving

All the things I'm excited for after Thanksgiving is over.

10 Things To Look Forward To After Thanksgiving
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Thanksgiving is a great holiday about friends, family and gratitude.

While it is certainly something to look forward to, for me the real fun begins right after. Here are ten things I'm looking forward to right after Thanksgiving is gone.

1. Black Friday

This one might be implied, nevertheless it's without a doubt something to look forward to. While it can get insane, there's nothing like dedicating a whole day to shopping, especially at reasonable prices.

2. Holiday decorating.

The end of Thanksgiving officially marks the beginning of the holiday season, and what's more exciting than that? This means we get to go insane with Christmas decorations to put us in the holiday spirit. Trees, mistletoes, wreaths, stockings; you name it, it's there.

3. Christmas music.

I know a lot of people started playing holiday music right after Halloween, but for me the right time is after Thanksgiving. Christmas music is fun and magical, and puts everyone in a great mood.

4. Christmas movies

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I may be getting a little redundant here, but Christmas movies are the best. There's nothing better than sitting in front of the TV under a cozy blanket, watching a holiday classic while sipping hot chocolate. This brings me to my next point.

5. Hot chocolate

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Again, there is a right time for everything. The holiday season is the perfect time for sipping hot chocolate. As the weather gets colder, and the days get shorter, at least we can count on hot chocolate to keep our hearts warm and happy.

6. Baking

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Baking is obviously a year-round activity, at least for most people. However, there is something about baking during the holiday season that makes it special. It brings families and friends together in a loving a fun atmosphere.

7.Holiday shopping

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While holiday shopping can be very stressful (especially when you're broke), it can also be a ton of fun. Walking through a crowded mall, filled with lights as Christmas tunes are playing in the background, as you're trying to find the perfect gift for someone you care about, is wonderful.

8. Snow

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Anyone who knows me, knows how much I dislike snow. There is one exceptions, and one exception only, and that is the holiday season. Christmas without snow, just wouldn't be Christmas.

9. End of the semester

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This is totally unrelated to the rest of the list, but still valid. For me it's kind of bittersweet, so though I'm kind of sad the semester is already coming to the end, I'm also excited to get some time off and recover.


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Bet you didn't see this one coming.

No matter what holiday is your favorite, enjoy the time with your friends and family, and whatever you are looking forward to I hope it's as great as you hope for it to be.

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