Wednesday, November 3, 2010
As I've stated before, I'm not a huge Starbucks frequenter, but last night, I was with a friend and we stopped off to get a warm beverage after dinner. You can imagine my excitement when I saw that my drink came in a signature Starbucks red holiday cup!
This does seem like something silly to be happy about, but the truth is, the red cups symbolize the start of the holiday season for me, which also happens to be my favorite time of the year. I love not only the Christmas carols, the cold weather and the jolly decorations in stores, but also the exhilaration. I love writing out Christmas cards (I'm thinking of actually making my own this year!) and I love buying and wrapping gifts to give to my loved ones. The last few years have been hard in a way--I'm always rushed at the end and that takes some of the enjoyment out of the celebration. I'm determined not to have that happen this year.
So welcome, red cups! I'm truly happy to see you, especially at a time when I could use some cheering up. Holiday joy never hurt anyone, right?
Photo courtesy of Eater, who also has a blurb on Starbucks red cups! Looks like I'm not the only one who is excited!