21 Fun Things About Turning 21 Over The Holidays
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21 Fun Things About Turning 21 Over The Holidays

Prohibition is over right before the new year!

21 Fun Things About Turning 21 Over The Holidays

1. Casual glasses of red wine and your favorite holiday films

Personal favorite is The Holiday. It’s so meta because it’s about filmmaking and love over the holidays, and Jude Law just makes it the full package.

2. Drunchies are holiday flavored

Instead of campus Taco Bell, your drunchies consist of Christmas cookies, chocolate, pie, chocolate, M&Ms, and mostly chocolate.

3. You now have an excuse to drink at every awkward distant aunt encounter

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It’s not too much to ask after we’ve spent the past 20 minutes hearing about their niece who had the same major, and is now living at home jobless.

4. Holiday Party decorations get kicked up a notch

You’ll look more sophisticated with your first legal drinks.

5. You’ll finally be in with the cool kids at work

All of your friends who thought you were a baby will still think you’re a baby, but at least you can share a drink at the mandatory office party.

6. Channukah and Christmas presents consist of going-outfits

Which is awesome because you’re not gonna spend your take-out and Dominos budget on a dress during the semester.

8. It's not in Cabo or Vegas

It’s easy to overdo it. And if you are at least it’s a little more tame in winter, than when every college-age party animal is blowing off steam together in the spring.

9. Instead, you're surrounded by holiday cheer!

A little more buttoned up, but a lot more glitter!

10. In fact, the best part is all the glittery decorations!

Legal drinking means legal disco clubs!

11. Glittery Champagne towers

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12. Glittery Chandeliers to swing from

13. Glittery Christmas trees to swing from

14. Ok, maybe just looking at the decorations instead of destroying them

Destroying decorations can be reserved for January 1st during your several week cumulative hangover.

15. Drunk Card Games

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16. And Drunk Scrabble

Which might end like...

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17. Your first flight for vacation after Christmas or Channukah ordering a drink

It won’t taste good but it will taste like freedom.

18. You can buy alcohol as gifts

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There are just too many online gift guides out there. How can anyone decide?!?

19. Irish Hot Chocolates

Slip a little something special in your drink to keep you extra warm.

20. Bars with friends

Instead of always being around family, you can now escape the house for a drink with friends. And it will probably be just like How I Met Your Mother and Friends, like you always imagined adulthood...

21. Prohibition is over

Time to party like Gatsby, old sport. Just keep it classy.

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