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Grandma Spends A Whopping $38,000 On Christmas Decorations—And It’s Extra AF

A grandmother named Betty-Ann Jones, who lives in Pontardawe, Wales, has spent forty years and over $38,000 amassing a collection of over-the-top Christmas decorations. She has more than 2,000 pieces, to be exact, and it’s fabulous.

A YouTube video by Caters Clips gives us a chance to watch Jones living her best elf-like life.

But it’s not all for fun and giggles. Jones raises some serious cash for charities, too. She’s raised over $93,000 in five years, and part of the money goes to buy blankets and food for the homeless.

Jones says:

“As long as I am happy and I make other people happy. That is my aim in life.”

When we grow up we want to be just like Betty-Ann. 

People felt they could relate.

Now we feel a little better about our own Christmas stash.

H/T: Buzzfeed, Daily Mail

Written by Jonna Ivin

Jonna Ivin is the founder of STIR Journal and writer of the essay, I Know Why Poor Whites Chant, Trump, Trump, Trump. She has appeared on NPR, OPB, The Roland Martin Show and KCRW. Jonna is the author of the books Will Love For Crumbs, 8th Amendment, and, Sister Girl. Her writing has been featured in Good Magazine, STIR Journal, The Establishment, and xoJane. Twitter @jonnaivin