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We'd Pay $1,445 to Avoid These Ten Things We Hate About the Holidays

December 3, 2018

How much would you pay to avoid all the stressful stuff about the holidays?  According to a survey by Yelp, here are 10 things that stress us out this time of year, and how much we'd pay to have someone else deal with them:


1.  We'd pay $143 to have someone put up all our decorations, inside and outside.


2.  We'd pay another $128 to have them all taken down.


3.  To have all your holiday shopping done for you: $121.


4.  To have all your gifts perfectly wrapped for everyone: $96.


5.  To guarantee your significant other will love their present?  We'd pay $134 on top of what we're planning to spend on the actual gift.


6.  To have your entire holiday meal taken care of: $146.  That includes buying the food, cooking everything, and doing the dishes.


7.  We'd pay an extra $108 to make sure the turkey was perfect.


8.  To guarantee no one at dinner argued about politics: $152.


9.  To completely avoid your in-laws this year: $158.


10.  And the thing we'd pay the most for is to find our Christmas spirit again, and really enjoy the holidays like when we were kid: $259.



If you add it all up, that's $1,445 worth of holiday stress.