Christmas is often celebrated with tinsel decorations. “Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle!” means not to stress about Christmas. “Every Christmas, local councils get their tinsel in a tangle about decorations” was cited in a November 2005 newspaper.
“Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle” has been printed on many GIFs.
10 November 2005, The Daily Telegraph (London), :Don’t panic” by Rachel Forder, pg. 26:
Forder, Rachel. The Daily Telegraph [London (UK)] 10 Nov 2005: 026.
EVERY Christmas, local councils get their tinsel in a tangle about decorations.
Jeanne Bice’s Quacker Factory Christmas:
Simple Recipes, Fabulous Parties, and Decorations to Put Sparkle, Not Stress, Into Your Season
By Jeanne Bice
New York, NY: Health Communications
Or, as Jeanne Bice, founder of The Quacker Factory says, “Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle!”
6 December 2006, Messenger Inquirer (Owensboro, KY), “Preparing for Christmas takes joy out of holiday” by Cheryl King, pg. 7:
I recently saw a holiday pillow that read “Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle.” Funny, and so true.
10 December 2006, Lincoln (NE) Journal Star, “Silver & gold, sequins & applique” by Kathryn Cates Moore, pg. 8:
These customers don’t just like to wear sparkly sweaters, they also like to craft and entertain. So in Bice’s newest book, “Quacker Factory Christmas” (Health Communications, $19.95), she advises, “Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle,” and fills it with hassle-free recipes for such treats as Tiny Tuna Melts.
Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle!
6:14 AM - 16 Dec 2008
Dont get your tinsel in a tangle. Have a merry Christmas y’all!
1:35 PM - 22 Nov 2009
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Christmas idioms and phrases unwrapped
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Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle = don’t get stressed out trying to make Christmas perfect
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