It was back in September when it first happened: I was eating sushi at an outdoor table on a warm summer night with a few friends when I spit out my tuna roll and blurted, “Holy crap! It’s almost Christmas!” They reacted like most people would, by cocking their heads slightly to the side and saying, “Actually that’s not true at all.” Whatever. I get it. I need new friends. But guess what? It’s officially December and that means it’s finally socially acceptable to go Christmas crazy! What follows are 10 ways to pack as much frantic Christmas energy as possible into the next 25 days.