Published: 00:01, 25 December 2018
For every person who had their decorations up and shopping done by December 1, there's another who would like to skip the month and start their 'new year new me' after November 30.
Over the last few weeks some in the county have really not embraced the season and refused to spread festive cheer.
But, their bah humbugs were ruined by the communities who were full of the season of good will and stopped those who tried to steal Christmas.
Stolen Christmas trees
David McCall has decorated the tree in his home in Ashford every year for the past 10 years.
The 68-year-old said: "One of my neighbours noticed it had gone at 5am and told me. It was a big tree, it was about one-metre-and-a-half wide - you wouldn't have got it in the back of a car.
"It wasn't about the value of it, it was the thought that someone has cut it down to put it in their own front room.
"I'm just amazed that anyone would do something like that."
The highlight of many child's pre Christmas Day celebrations and possibly they're only trip to the theatre all year is the pantomime.
While there were plenty of great pantomime's to enjoy across the county, thousands were left disappointed by the last minute closing of the showing of Snow White at the Friars.
Large groups missed out on their festive outings and family traditions were ruined.
But, fellow production companies who know how difficult putting on the show is, offered a helping hand with free or discounted tickets on their shows.
To tinsel or not to tinsel? For some, it was more a question of whether to decorate or not!
At the Pentagon Shopping Centre in Chatham, shop workers accused Medway Council of 'skimping' on the decorations.
Maybe the council will follow in the footsteps of Canterbury City Council who after being dubbed the worst in the county last year, has gone all out in Herne Bay this year.
The same could not be said in Faversham, where the threats from 'louts and yobbos' meant only the top half was decorated.
Before the season had even begun, animal lovers watched in shock as footage emerged of reindeers looking ill and being kicked by a rouge worker at the centre in Bethersden.
A secret source told KentOnline that Father Christmas uses reindeers from a different centre, in the North Pole, and many Christmas activity organisers across the county did the same.
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