The 2016 WRAL Raleigh Christmas Parade presented by Shop Local Raleigh is Saturday (yes, it is before Thanksgiving!) and the Starbucks red cups are in stock.
It's that most-emotional time of the year, especially when it comes to sticking to a budget.
Catalogs flood the mailbox and TV ads tug at the heartstrings.
A popular UK department store's bouncing boxer is already being call the best of this season. The story of Bridget, her trampoline and Buster the Boxer has spawned parody videos and even stuffed toys.