I love celebrations. I love special occasions.
I don't love celebratory preparations. Examples include Christmas and Thanksgiving and the Fourth of July and your baby's first birthday and there are many others. These are the holidays and/or special occasions that require hundreds (or maybe a thousand) dollars and 18 days to prepare for.
Enter the mini celebration - similar to a mini bar but a bit less intoxicating. Mini celebrations give you a break from the blah of the mundane WITHOUT any preparation.
Take St. Patrick's Day for example. You wake up, you do your routine, you bedeck yourself in your brightest green and TA-DA! Special occasion.
HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY!