1. The lights are up on the Pier


2. Liquor store lineups are long(er)


3. Your elevator smells like Baileys and coffee in the morning


4. Cars are all decked out to look like Rudolph



5. Even dogs are wearing holiday sweaters


6. Multitasking: you’re always on the lookout for an unexpected gift


7. Walking up Lonsdale when it’s slippery out is an acceptable holiday workout


8. You start checking your mailbox every other day


9. Local road construction appears to be slowing down!


10. And no matter how hard you try to be a scrooge, that holiday spirit still finds it’s way in