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Let The Shopping Begin! Merriment Abounds #Halfway to the Holidays!

Yes, I know. It is too early to start even thinking about buying Holiday presents. But is it? With these amazing new merchandise items, it may be hard to resist. Even I see some things that would look really nice around the house or on the stream, and we all know that decorating the Christmas tree this year is going to be extra special as well!!

It’s never too early to start thinking about how you want to decorate your tree. I do love ornaments and getting a first look at many all-new Sketchbook Ornaments are releasing soon to shopDisney. These ornaments depict beloved scenes and iconic characters from your favorite Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars films. Check out the full ornament guide here, which will show all the new ornaments as they’re released throughout the season. New ones will drop continuously on shopDisney, so be sure to check back regularly for new releases!

Holiday ornament

Oh, I know. Yes, yes, can you really celebrate a holiday the Disney way without a Spirit Jersey and ears? I know many of you don’t think so! Don’t fret,there will be a festive new Spirit Jersey featuring everyone’s favorite holiday treats, complemented perfectly by a new holiday knit ear headband by Spirit Jersey. With a matching holiday Mini Backpack by Loungefly, you will be ‘all decked out’ and ready for the holidays. And can I get a “watt watt” for this light-up necklace? Or how about this cheery charm trio set by Pandora Jewelry to celebrate the Holly Days? These items will start rolling out in the fall at Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort, and on shopDisney.com, so be sure to check back!

Holiday Spirit Jersey

Holiday Mickey Mouse Ear headband

I know that these are usually the most sought after and loved items at the parks and frankly, I’m likin’ it. The spirit jersey is very cute and love the graphics and the way Walt Disney World goes sleeve to sleeve.

How many spirit jersey do you have? Are you excited to be able to get matching ears with it this year? The loungefly backpack too?

Tell us your favorite spirit jersey from days gone by and what kind of spirit jersey and ears combination would you love Disney to come out with next?

‘Tis the season for a picnic in the park… or maybe in the cemetery, if you’re craving a spooky twist? Either way, you can bring a Nightmare Before Christmas/Jack Pranzo Insulated Lunch Tote or Nightmare Before Christmas Jack and Sally Picnic Basket for your meal on the go.

BoxLunch is also putting their own summertime twist on the popular franchise. Their Nightmare Before Christmas Beach Pint Glass,  Nightmare Before Christmas Jack Skellington Pineapple Succulent Planter, and Nightmare Before Christmas Beach 7-Quart Slow Cooker will help you get into the holiday spirit while you’re still getting your tan on!

Speaking of “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas”… we all know Jack Skellington for his merry misadventures during Halloween and Christmas, but even The Pumpkin King needs a holiday every once in a while. This July, Jack is headed on summer vacay — and you’re invited to join in on the frightfully fun festivities. Be sure to check back here for more information on how you can hang ten with Jack and his misfit crew this summer season at Disney’s Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween Town Beach Club.

Card game lovers will want to pre-order Funko’s Nightmare Before Christmas Card Game, which is perfect for the whole family to enjoy playing together, while “Toy Story” fans will love the Disney and Pixar “Toy Story” Merry Rex-Mas Christmas T-Shirt, available in five colors. While you’re counting down to Christmas, enjoy a new tradition: 12 Days of Princess! Pre-order this adorable Disney Princess holiday picture book and join your favorite Disney Princess characters as you get into the holiday spirit. If your idea of yuletide spirit involves myths and fables told around winter fires across the galaxy, be sure to pre-order Star Wars Life Day Treasury, a collection of holiday-themed midwinter stories that are sure to bring holiday joy.

Before we know it, we’ll be trading our flip flops for fuzzy boots and our tank tops for warm scarves (well, I may be going a little to far there on the flip flops). We’re halfway to the holidays, so the countdown is officially on! Which items are you most excited to get?

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