Huong Ngo

By Huong Ngo

LifeBuzz Staff

16 Hilarious Times The Reality Of Christmas DIDN’T Meet Expectations.

Ever since we were young, we’ve had these high expectations of Christmas every year. We can’t help it. We watch all these Christmas specials on television, we get caught up in the Christmas spirit, and we stand in awe when we see other people’s extravagant Christmas decorations. However, not everything in our lives is as picture perfect as we hope for it to be. We can try as hard as we can, but sometimes things just don’t turn out the way we planned. If you’re someone who relates to this, then you’ll definitely relate to the expectations and realities below.

#1. When your baby's first ornament didn't necessarily come out as planned.

#2. When you live in a town that snows every year and know what real snow looks like.

When you live in a town that snows every year and know what real snow looks like.

#3. When gift wrapping doesn't look they way you wanted.

When gift wrapping doesn't look they way you wanted.

#4. Sometimes less is more.

Sometimes less is more.

#5. When you envision that beautiful walk through the snow and it's not what you get.

When you envision that beautiful walk through the snow and it's not what you get.

#6. When you told yourself you'd have a special someone to watch Christmas classics with by the end of the year.

When you told yourself you'd have a special someone to watch Christmas classics with by the end of the year.

#7. When not everyone in the family is on the same page for the family photo.

When not everyone in the family is on the same page for the family photo.

#8. Sometimes you just gotta work with what you got.

Sometimes you just gotta work with what you got.

#9. Maybe you shouldn't use the microwave.

Maybe you shouldn't use the microwave.

#10. What kid is okay with sitting on some big stranger's lap?

What kid is okay with sitting on some big stranger's lap?

#11. Every tree is beautiful.

Every tree is beautiful.

#12. Not everyone can bake, and it's okay.

Not everyone can bake, and it's okay.

#13. Because you've always dreamed of starting Christmas traditions with your family.

Because you've always dreamed of starting Christmas traditions with your family.

#14. We get it, gingerbread houses are harder to build than they look.

We get it, gingerbread houses are harder to build than they look.

#15. It's our fault for setting our standards so high for gift expectations.

It's our fault for setting our standards so high for gift expectations.

#16. And then there's same that New Years resolution you have after every Christmas.

And then there's same that New Years resolution you have after every Christmas.

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