Not that we do much about it on a personal basis, but at least I won't be hearing Alvin and the Chipmunks for another year, and all the pre Christmas sales have turned into post Christmas sales, and my latent guilt at not sending cards or buying gifts can go back in the carton with the tree we didnt put up this year.
I know, I know, bah humbug. Go, Scrooge.
Now we can settle back into the process of getting in and out of winter in time for spring. Some years it's a close call.