Today is Buy Nothing Day – a day to fight against the crass commercialism of Christmas. Today people are encouraged to make some of their gifts and work towards a home-made Christmas. Top five signs it’s a homemade Christmas at your house.
#5. Instead of looks of surprise and joy Christmas morning, you’re faced with dough-eyed looks of disbelief.
#4. The beautifully decorated jar of potpourri smells a bit like pickles.
#3. Two days before Christmas Grampa asks you what your favourite barn animal is.
#2. Asking Santa for a Wii takes on a whole new meaning when it’s a homemade Christmas.
#1. Homemade diddly squat bears a striking resemblance to store bought diddly squat.