white halloween tablescape and place setting

If you’re familiar with my day job, you’d think my favorite holiday of the year would be Thanksgiving, a day entirely devoted to nothing but cooking and eating and cooking and eating, ad alkaseltzered nauseum.

However, Thanksgiving is not my favorite holiday of the year.

And neither is Halloween!

My favorite national holiday is my birthday, but before you have time to process that little bit of ego, let me explain why Halloween is not only not my favorite holiday, not only does not fall into that holiday emotion limbo filled with the likes of oh, say Veterans Day and Mexican Independence Day (which is different from Cinco de Mayo, mind you), but actually ties for dead first with Valentine’s Day for Most Hated Holiday of the Year.

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