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Don’t get us wrong: We love a festive 'gram as much as the next gal. But the holidays are known to bring out the best (and worst) in us all, which is why we’ve decided to put our foot down for the sake of our newsfeeds. Here, seven things to avoid posting this Christmas. 

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A Screenshot of Your Wish List

Unless Santa follows you on Insta, your online circle doesn’t need to know you really want a Crock-Pot and a Yurman ring this year. 

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All the Presents You Got

So you got the new Macbook, an iPhone 7 and a designer handbag. Sure, we’re all totally drooling over here. But that’s not really what the holiday is about, is it?

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Your Christmas Tree

It’s like Thanksgiving turkey…they all sorta look the same after a while.

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A Quote, Unless It’s Absolutely Hilarious

News flash: We’ve all seen “the reason for the season” a jillion times. Instead, go for something that will genuinely make your followers cackle. (Ahem, following PureWow on Insta is a good start.)

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An Absurd Amount of Hashtags

OK, this one applies year-round. But doesn’t #christmas #holidays #presents #gifts #blessed #santa #elves get a little annoying? Keep it to one or two and move on.

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Elf Yourself

Elf Yourself

This was funny in 2010. It’s 2016.

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A Puppy

Fine, you see right through us. We’re just insanely jealous. Never stop. 

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