The 3 Very Best Ways to String Lights on a Christmas Tree – Alyssa Longobucco

I firmly believe the holidays shouldn’t be stressful—after all, aren’t they supposed to be the happiest time of the year? Unfortunately, that’s not always the case, and I know I’m not alone in feeling stress bubble to the surface once the calendar flips to December.

Here’s the thing, though—those typical holiday touchpoints (hosting, gifting, a busy social calendar) aren’t actually what works me up. Entertaining a crowd doesn’t stress me out—a true Enneagram Two, acts of service are my love language and I enjoy going all-out when hosting friends and family. The same goes for gifting; I try my best to be a thoughtful gift-giver and keep a running note on my iPhone throughout the year with ideas I can rely on come holiday season. So what really has me feeling that holiday stress? Stringing my Christmas tree with lights—not to mention the dread of having to wrestle them off a dry, dead tree at the end of the season.


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