Oh, the agony of everyone on Facebook, lamenting about the proliferation of Christmas decorations before trick-or-treating. Quel horror!

Some of you know me well enough to understand that I have the opposite reaction to all of the holly and trees coming out early. I LOVE IT. Yes, I said it. I AM DOWN. Bring it ALL out, Christmas retailers. I’m ready for ya. I’ve put a tree up on October 16th before. REVEL IN MY HOLIDAY SPIRIT.

This year, I have even more reason to get the celebrating going early. I’ll be decorating not one but TWO trees for the UT Co-op’s Celebri-Tree event. Every year, the Co-op pairs local celebrities with a designer and they decorate a Christmas tree to be auctioned off for charity. This year’s event will be happening November 15th at 6pm, so mark your calendars (more details to come). Guess who I’ll be decorating with?

Austin’s fave local news anchor Judy Maggio and Asleep at the Wheel’s Ray Benson!

I’ll be gathering my holiday decorations next week for their two trees. As I used to say in high school,