Today we can thank Twitter for giving us a downloadable way to preview our past.
Think: that fateful mistletoe of 2012 can now serve as more than a symbol of that awkward kiss.
But don't go running out to buy the latest holiday accessory just yet - the verdict is still out on the annual retail fate of the "fiscal cliff."
Perhaps Gary Kelly can enlighten holiday travelers on new ways to be robbed for the coming year.
Better yet - try asking Grandma for the best and brightest TruckIt her money can buy.
On second thought, your neighboring Hobbit may be willing to lend his home for a cheap end-of-season getaway.
Just don't let those pesky strangers try any swapping of sorts.
story by Alta Swyers