Family; friends; Mariah Carey on repeat. These are all obvious reasons we are excited that holiday season is upon us. And while this season embraces and encourages our most basic selves to shine, there are some less obvious reasons to be jolly.
Whether you find yourself smiling at strangers or claim to be “Team Scrooge,” check out these nine underrated reasons everyone should be pumped for the holidays!
1—These guys are back. (Photos via @hhaleybbrandt)
2—The prettiest stores somehow seem to out pretty themselves. (Photo via @kirameetsworld)
3—It’s socially acceptable to turn your room into a cliché Pinterest board. (Photo via @kalynnelizabeth_)
4—You have time to actually read for pleasure. (Photo via @nebraskajones18)
5—All the baked goods. (Photo via @wildmantle)
6—With all the parties and social obligations, you have several occasions to rock your favorite over-the-top, super impractical evening look. (Photo via @brdy94)
7—Hot chocolate and cozy socks: the perfect combination to combat the cold weather. (Photo via @sassofstyle)
8—It’s the literal sweet spot right before you set those New Year’s Resolutions. (Photo via @sarahalmazan)
9—Nothing beats home sweet home (aka your bed). (Photo via @jordanflyley)