Yes, I have it on good authority that Santa is in his sleigh and is on his way. I even spotted him doing a flyby at The Grove shopping centre here in L.A.
If this photo doesn't get you feeling a bit festive you really must be dead inside (although maybe it's due to the lack of snow and blazing California sunshine confusing you).
That's right it's time to put on some Christmas music, get in the holiday spirit and jingle all the way.
Let the Christmas countdown begin...