Coffee Reads of the Week – christmas and cadbury

Some of the articles I enjoyed reading over the net are worth sharing, too. Check out my weekly posts via the Coffee Reads series. I’ve got my google reader to back me up so do also check out my shared reads. Enjoy!

opinion: The Truth About Santa by the Editors of The New York Times
I think I was around 5 when my brother and I caught our mom bringing gifts from the man she called Santa. We were still in disbelief until I reached 8 when truth had to be told. I’m still not sure if I’d pass on this tradition with my kids or not. What do you think?

comic relief: 5 Ways to Reach with Santa on the Web by Amy-Mae Elliott
In case you aren’t fully convinced yet that Santa is a joke, you can still reach him, I guess. Here’s how.

personal: Quick, Cancel Christmas by Dayana Yochim of The Motley Fool
business: Consumers Plan to Spend a Little More on Christmas Cheer This Year by Kit Eaton
‘Tis the season to be prudent. But not being entirely Mr. Scrooge. It’s the time to go the extra mile in calculating your expenses, assessing your cash flow, and identifying what really matters to you and to your family. Seriously, yes.

following: All I Want for Christmas by Lourd Ernest de Veyra
A rather different, controversial yet wittingly funny wish list this year from Lourd.

personal: Free Christmas and New Year’s Eve WordPress Theme by Smashing Editorial
personal: Decorating Ideas from our favorite Christmas Movies via
personal: 5 Secrets to Wrapping the Perfect Christmas Gift via Nice Package
shopping: Apple 12 Apps of Christmas via YouTube
technology: Social Media and the Future of Christmas Cards by Catherine P. Taylor
Decorating your crib, wrapping Christmas presents, pimping your blog with a Christmas theme, sending Christmas e-cards, or giving away one of Apple’s 12 Apps of Christmas, it’s not too late yet to do all these. In the Philippines, Christmas is extended until January.

business: Cadbury: More Than an Iconic Brand by Gill Corkindale
Since Kraft has taken over my favorites, Oreo and Chips Ahoy!, these delights never tasted better than they were before. The works of commercialism, right? Now Kraft is trying to get my another favorite. I don’t think this should happen. Cadbury’s a classic, and yes, I have emotional connection to it!

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