Halloween is over, although today must of us are probably suffering from the side-effects of that sweet holiday. Today is November 1st. Which begs the question, when is too early to put up your Christmas tree and other decorations?
Personally, I can't do it until after Thanksgiving, or early December. I run out of Christmas spirit if I put up the tree too early. And, last year I had just gotten my son really trained to stay out of the tree, and then wouldn't you know it, I had a baby. And she likes to climb. So this year I will probably put the tree up later then usual, in order to minimize the number of times I have to untangle her from the branches.
But, I know people who are just oozing with Christmas spirit already and are just itchin' to dig out those decorations. If you are one of these people, how do you not get tired of it by the time Christmas comes around? How do you keep your children out of the decorations? How do you refrain from eating candy canes for two months?
You know we have had Christmas stuff in the stores for months now (I have been trying to look the other way), and since we are officially in November now, I expect this onslaught to triple, at least. I'm SO glad my four-year old hasn't figured out how to beg for Christmas toys yet!