Decorating for the Holidays – Will inflation put a damper on decorations?– What’s Bedford Thinking

Tree lighting ceremonies, holiday house tours, it is beginning to look a lot like Christmas.   

But this year everything is more expensive. A recent McKinsey Consumer Pulse Survey conducted in September found that 52 percent of Americans indicated concern about rising prices this holiday season.

That didn’t seem to stop holiday shopping.  Thanksgiving weekend attracted a record number of shoppers to stores buying gifts and decorations.   There are ongoing debates as to when it is appropriate to put up decorations, before or after Thanksgiving?  For this snap poll, we’re interested in what Bedford thinks about holiday decorating?  Are you decorating for the holidays this year?

2022 Holiday Decorating, I am…

Ready to be counted? Vote in the poll until noon on Saturday 12/10 . You’ll find the poll in the right-hand column on The Citizen’s main page, or by scrolling to the bottom of your phone or tablet

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