Monthly Archives: November 2011

Hipster in green

I’ve heard tell of these hipsters who have embraced holiday sweaters, not so much as a way to make fun of then or be sarcastic, but as a way to be ironic…see the subtlety there? The hipster is a breed … Continue reading

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The Day After

Black Friday was a bust for my family. For years my wife and I have gotten up pretty early, 4-5 AM and joined the masses in the retail Mecca’s in our area. We are not sleep out all night, elbow … Continue reading

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REAL People

These are REAL people! Not that the others aren’t real, but these are related to me and that makes them especially real to me. My sister-in-law let me down in a big way on Thanksgiving. I was basing the awesomeness … Continue reading

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Scratch and sniff Thanksgiving apparel

Well enough of these cross stitched, knit together, cartoon looking sweaters…today we are going straight up realistic. It might be like examining the differences between impressionism and realism in the art world; except none of these holiday sweaters could be considered … Continue reading

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For the love of a grandmother

The story & photo come to us from the inter webs. Seventy five year-old grandmother from South Wales knits these beauties and then refuses to fix Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner if her family doesn’t wear them. Dang! She’s playing hardball. So where … Continue reading

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Just in case

Don’t know about you, but our holidays are nuts. We run from one family’s celebration to another (divorce will do that for you). Too quickly the meals, families, and even holidays can blend together. So I personally find this sweater … Continue reading

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Slow down now

The temptation I am dealing with is now is NOT to slip right into Christmas. Thanksgiving has so much to offer the genre of tacky sweaters. So while the last post might have been the visual peak of this endeavor, … Continue reading

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