by: Joelle Charbonneau
Okay – I have to share a moment with you. Last week I was in my Walmart doing some shopping with the tot when I noticed that they had begun to put out the winter holiday decorations. While I’m not a huge fan of being reminded that I have tons of shopping and decorating to do, I actually was amazed that they had waited until 9 days before Halloween to start the winter holiday preparations. In past years, I’d walked into stores in late September and come eye to eye with frolicking reindeer and plastic poinsettias.
So, I was pretty pleased that this year the store displayed a minuscule amount of restraint when filling their retail shelves.
So last week, while standing in line, my son and I were surrounded by inflatable Frosty Snowmen, glowing candy canes and an assortment of other lawn adornments. And that’s when I saw it. At first I thought my eyes were deceiving me. I mean, I don’t always understand the some of the festive adornments some people add to their lawns during the holidays, but this one…..