What is it with People Going All Out with Holiday Decorations?

by Jenn

The holidays are the best time to treat yourself to some fun and excitement, yet it seems like some people go all out, and it’s hard to keep up with them.  Why do so many people go all out with holiday decor?

Whether you’re in a neighborhood that’s way too holly jolly, or you’re interested in taking it on and decking the halls, these are the top reasons people go all out.

A Need to Be Part of the Neighborhood Cheer

When you see your neighbors decorating their homes for the holidays, it’s hard to say you don’t want to get in on the fun!  One of the reasons people go all out decorating for the holidays is because they’ve seen their neighbors do it, and they want to be part of the community fun.

Some HOAs and neighborhoods even have it in their clause that if you purchase a home in this area, you have to decorate for the holidays.  This is bigger in cities, where driving light shows are a big deal.

Wanting to Bring Holiday Fun to Family Kids 

When you have kids in your family, it’s hard to avoid getting swept up in the fun and excitement of holidays.  You want to enjoy and take part in the joy and excitement they feel about this time of year, and it’s easy to let yourself go overboard.

The time of our lives when holidays are this magical and unreal is so short, lasting only eight to twelve years, so families like to invest in making it even more special.  For some with older kids, they keep this tradition going long after their children can enjoy it as much.

Celebrates the Passing of Another Year

After a full year of house additions, repairs, and changes, everyone could use a chance to cut loose and relax.  Every year lately seems to come with an abundance of trials and tribulations, and decorating for the winter gives you an opportunity to stop and have the best time of your life.

Although looking at the decorations is nice, it’s also great to be able to work with family and loved ones and create these fantastic designs and home decorations.

It’s Easy to Feel a Little Competitive

We all have the chance to get a little competitive when the weather gets cold, and lights start going up.  This means you can stop and feel like you’re taking part in a sport, even if you’ve been out of school for eons.

The friendly competition gives you the opportunity to rush and put your lights up earlier, show off and give your neighbors a fun show of your creativity.  Although you’re all friends at the end of the day, the competition can make the season far more thrilling and give you a sense of pride in your home.

There’s Nothing Like Holiday Decor to Brighten the Mood!

It’s hard to remember how low this season can be when you’re surrounded by the fun decor and exciting holiday fun!  Consider going all out for your home this year too.

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