Christmas in September!

9/22/2010:

Might as well make Christmas 365 days a year

Back when I was a kid – I seem to recall that the Christmas countdown didn’t officially start until we saw Santa Claus at the end of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade (which by the way – the Macy’s Studio in Hoboken where they design the balloons and floats will now call Carlstadt, NJ home after decades in the Mile Square.)

At the very least – they used to wait until after Halloween to start the holiday promotions.

Home Depot stores in New Jersey are already setting up the Christmas decorations and trees – in September, when it’s still 90 degrees out!

Who buys a Christmas tree now?

Christmas trees and decorations already installed at Home Depot in September 2010 - Christmas in September!

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whineanddineinhob
whineanddineinhob
Thursday, September 23, 2010 11:53 am

LMAO. Lo and behold!!! I’m listening to I-Tunes Classic soul network (just surfing) and the Christmas music is already on the air with a tune by Stevie Wonder “someday at christmas”.

whineanddineinhob
whineanddineinhob
Thursday, September 23, 2010 7:24 am

I’m all for the Holiday season, but it does seem to be starting earlier and earlier. The only gripe I have is that when they make room for all the Holiday trimmings (lights, tree balls, etc) you have to travel the store to find where they moved everything to.

escaped68
escaped68
Thursday, September 23, 2010 7:08 am

The christmas songs will start any day now and by dec first you’ll be ready to choke santa claus.

mooshu
mooshu
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 11:26 pm

😆 It’s like major department stores want to make sure that we DON’T forget Christmas!

homeworld
homeworld
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 10:58 pm

Once I went to Lowe’s the first week of December to buy Christmas lights and couldn’t find any so I asked a salesperson. They said I should have come back in September because they were done with Christmas and pointed me to the bargain Christmas aisle with its slim pickings.

mooshu
mooshu
Reply to  homeworld
Wednesday, September 22, 2010 11:25 pm

LOL!

Even though I don’t see the sense in this: I’ve noticed that holiday lights do tend to sell out sooner than they should, which is why this year I’m gonna get my lights early :).[quote comment=”197828″]Once I went to Lowe’s the first week of December to buy Christmas lights and couldn’t find any so I asked a salesperson. They said I should have come back in September because they were done with Christmas and pointed me to the bargain Christmas aisle with its slim pickings.[/quote]

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