This were my thoughts last year after Christmas – and I think it’s worth asking again. Now that Christmas is over, what do we do?
Christmas 2017 is now history.
The beautiful tree we spent hours decorating is now ready to be taken down and put away for another year if it was an artificial tree, or it soon will join the landfill if we chose a live tree.
All the presents that we spent days and weeks searching for in the store or online and then wrapped so carefully are now opened. The beautiful packaging is probably in the trash cans ready to also go to the landfill. Some are enjoying their gifts while others are perhaps a little disappointed that Santa did not bring them exactly what they wanted. Maybe it was the wrong size so a trip to the store to make an exchange is on the agenda this week.
All the delicious food that Moms spent hours preparing has long been consumed or is sitting in the refrigerator waiting for leftovers…
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