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25 Signs You're A Family Of Christmas Fanatics

The Christmas spirit is in your genes.

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2. That's because you get your cards out before December 1st, and your family photo is on point.

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3. The weekends leading up to Christmas are ridiculously over-programmed because there's so much you want to do.

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Tree lightings, concerts, parades, parties, ice skating, performances of The Nutcraker and A Christmas Carol... Ack!

4. You spend way too much at Trader Joe's because your family is addicted to their Christmas treats.

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"WHO ATE THE LAST PEPPERMINT JOE JOE?!?!?!?!" - Each of you, at some point.

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5. You take your Elf On The Shelf game very, very seriously.

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And you probably have more than one elf.

7. You can't stop yourself from cutting down a tree... even though you already own an artificial one.

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8. Between all of the Christmas nuts in your family you have so many ornaments that it’s pretty much impossible to find a place for all of them on the tree.

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That's why it's a good thing you have two trees.

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9. Your family does not do generic stockings.

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11. You've worn matching Christmas sweaters, too.

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But these you'll rock in public, loud and proud.

12. Also, full disclosure: Your kids have definitely dressed up as little Santas, reindeer, or elves.

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13. Your family has a lot of Christmas movies, and you feel anxiety about getting a chance to watch them all.

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But you always watch A Christmas Story, Elf, and Christmas Vacation first. Speaking of Christmas Vacation...

15. This time of year your kitchen is pretty much baking holiday treats 24/7.

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16. And don't even play like you don't make a gingerbread house.

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But what your family really wants to do is make gingerbread cities.

17. Christmas crafts? Your kids are all about them.

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And so are you.

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20. You don't just take Christmas photos, but recreate ones from the past.

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21. Everyone in your family has their own Xmas playlist, and you fight over who gets to play theirs next.

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This is actually terrific, because then you can hear every Christmas song under the sun.