For me, it's usually here in TX by the first of November. On one of our Costco trips we'll be looking through the freezer/fridge aisles and suddenly i'll be all, "EGG NOG!" and we'll pick up a case of about four cartons... and that lasts us until thanksgiving.
"You Know What The World Needs More Of? Hot Pink, Rhinestone Studded, Glow in the dark Santa hats."
"No We don't."