WE will soon be seated to enjoy these seasonal family traditions.
But 20 days before the arrival of Santa Claus, what ticks the festive boxes across the country?
YouGov has over half a million polls in its database.
Using the most recent, Nick McGrath reveals what people think are the key ingredients when celebrating Christmas.
Favorite Christmas song
New York Fairy Tale – The Pogues
All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey
Last Christmas – Wham!
Fave Quality Street – La Violette
Favorite Celebrations – Teaser Malteser
Fave Roses – Caramel Hazelnut
Fave Cadbury Heroes – Tourbillon
How do you feel Christmas on December 1st?
Not at all Christmas – 35%
Not very Christmas – 36%
A little Christmas – 35%
Very Christmas – 4%
Favorite books for kids gifts
Five Famous Books – Enid Blyton
Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
Elfe, with Will Ferrell
Alone at home
Love in fact
When can you start saying “Merry Christmas”?
Mid-December – 30%
Christmas week – 28%
From December 1st at 21%
The earlier that you bought gifts?
November – 28%
Sept or Oct – 17%
December – 14%
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