The Ugly Christmas Sweater has become almost a staple to the average holiday experience in the United States (I cannot speak for other countries so I’d be interested in your take on it). But, what used to be a true contest to make an ugly sweater has been commercialized like everything else with the Christmas season. Every store, from Kmart to Macy’s, sell their version of an Ugly Christmas Sweater… ginchy phases or goofy characters (or in some cases both) adorn the sweater selling for 12.99, most marked half off now.
It didn’t surprise me at all that Squirt’s high school spirit week this week has an Ugly Christmas Sweater day. It’s today. Read the rest of this entry »