Hobby Lobby Starts Off The Christmas Creep Season In July This Year

Last year we had to wait until August before Hobby Lobby busted out the Christmas cheer. Not this year! They’ve got things rolling in July, baby. And no, this isn’t a “Christmas in July” sale.

Reader Don says:

So, I walk into my local hobby lobby yesterday to look for a clock, and lo and behold there were 4 aisles of Christmas decorations up already.
I was astonished to see people actually shopping the product…they had baskets full of ornaments and decorations.
I’ve attached a couple pictures that I could snap when people weren’t standing in the way.

We should commend them for not putting out the trees yet, we suppose. That must be taking a fair amount of restraint on their part.

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