Shoping, I've already started. Usually i start in october
Decorting, I start the day after thanksgiving.
Baking. Last Sunday I made pumpkin bread, but my cookies, i usually wait for early December.
Gift wrapping, i usually start that in early December too.
putting up Christmas tree ladt year we put it up the Monday before Thanksgiving.I'm not sure yet about this year, if not before Thanksgiving, then that following weekend.