Merry Christmas – Has Commercialism Overtaken Real Spirit?

So summer more than and fall is well on its way and with it comes the opportunity for us all to once again commemorate Halloween. Halloween for a number of us, both young and old, is the lead-up celebration for the significant end of year parties of Thanksgiving and obviously Christmas. However have you saw what is occurring in our major department and specialty shops? It appears that the upcoming arrival of Halloween is the trigger for them to present Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations as well.

Through this ever before boosting commercialization the stores currently start to decorate their shop racks with not only the conventional Halloween sweet yet they also installed Santa Provision porcelain figurines and Christmas stockings at the similar time. What caused all this? Can you remember when you were a kid when it was customary to permit each separate festive vacation its really own time for the party prior to drawing out the decors and so on for the following unique occasion.

The Halloween decors

Currently it seems that this technique is out with the bath water and instead the outlet store stuff aisle after aisle with together with turkey platters, man-made Merry Xmas trees, decors and ornaments all of which have been provided at the very same time. It makes me wonder if all the major retailers have had a meeting and in their infinite wisdom determined that they will incorporate all of these specific special celebrations right into one single large event! I for one truly really hope that this is not the instance yet the evidence out there does not look favourable.

Merry Christmas - Has Commercialism Overtaken Real Spirit?

I can still bear in mind from my childhood the enjoyable of seasonal shopping, anticipating the arrival of the Halloween costumes in the shops together with the hills of sweet all under the careful eyes of the ghosts and goblins. In those days the Halloween rewards did not have to compete for room on the shelves with the Thanksgiving turkey or the figurines of Santa and his elves. ‘Happy Halloween’ merchandise was never ever to be seen at the exact same time as ‘Merry Christmas’ goodies merely due to the fact that these 2 joyful events were never taken into consideration to overlap and were 2 definitely different events.

Andre Warren