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Christmas Light Chaos

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It can be stressful this time of year . . . when it feels like we’re running from holiday to holiday.  And not all the moments are as memorable as the ones that show up in the photos on social media.

A new survey measured the time spent behind the scenes, and found that, on average, people spend 34 HOURS of their lives untangling holiday lights.

Here are some other results:

We spend more than TWO DAYS of our lives decorating Christmas trees.

A day-and-a-half picking up or vacuuming pine needles from LIVING trees.

Two-and-a-half YEARS planning and preparing the main holiday meal.

And 164 weeks . . . or just over THREE YEARS . . . preparing for guests to arrive