These Christmas Flamingos Will Be The Talk Of The Neighborhood This Year

Nice try, holiday inflatables.

Flamingos in Santa hats
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It's a question every human must ask themselves at some point in their lives: How would Jimmy Buffett celebrate the holidays in Margaritaville? A string of lights wrapped around a palm tree is a given, but what else?!

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SantaMingo and ReinMingo Pair
Pink Inc. amazon.com $31.00

While I can't say definitively whether the "" singer would fill his lawn with a set of plastic, holiday-themed lawn ornaments, I am saying you could. And should. , the company behind an array of seasonally appropriate faux flamingos—such as the skel-a-mingo and Turkeymingo—also makes two versions for Christmas. There's a delightfully skinny-legged Santa Claus, complete with a full suit and beard, as well as brown flamingo "reindeer," topped with pipe-cleaner antlers. You're going to need a second to take this in.

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The flamingos stand about 33 inches tall, but make no mistake—they're every bit as eye-catching as that 6-foot-tall inflatable your neighbor puts up the day after Thanksgiving. You can find both versions on Amazon: One sold as a two-pack (one Santa, one reindeer), and one epic four-pack, so you can recreate your own truncated, tropical version of Santa's sleigh.

ChristmasMingo Set
Pink Inc. amazon.com $70.00

Just be prepared that not everyone may agree with your, uh, coastal style. But that may make you love them all the more fiercely, as one reviewer noted:

"My neighbor hates them with a passion. She grumbles about them all the time, and her hatred fuels the flames of my adoration," , a verified buyer who said her flamingos survived Hurricane Sandy back in 2012. "As such, they have been proudly displayed in my yard since I received them."

Your neighbor can keep grumbling. It's your yard—you do you.

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