While some people have had their Christmas trees up and houses decorated since just after Halloween, others have waited until the calendar turned to December to get into the holiday mood. If you are one of those people who have yet to bring out the box of decorations or all your decorating is done but still need a boost of the holiday spirit while you patiently wait for Santa to come down the chimney, here are a few Christmas podcasts to listen to.

Christmas Past Podcast

Hosted by Brian Earl, the Christmas Past Podcast tells the stories behind our favorite holiday traditions and celebrates the nostalgia of Christmas. From the best and worst holiday treats to traditional Christmas movies, Earl gives listeners a behind-the-scenes look at why Christmas is one the best times of the year. Recent episodes include: "Miracle on 34th Street," "Fruit Cake" and "Did Charles Dickens Really ‘Invent’ Christmas?"

Find it: http://christmaspast.media/

Can’t Wait for Christmas

Comedian Tim Babb loves Christmas and celebrates the holiday all year round. Releasing episodes on the 25th of every month, Babb covers topics such as the history of Christmas cards, non-traditional Christmas movies, controversies and how other holidays stack up against Christmas. Recent episodes include: "Emmet Otter’s Jugband Christmas," "Halloween vs. Christmas" and "Have Yourself an Andy Williams Little Christmas."

Find it: http://cantwaitforchristmaspod.com/

Merry Little Podcast

Produced by MyMerryChristmas.com, the Merry Little Podcast features about 10 minutes of all the things people love about Christmas. From the latest Christmas music to the history of the Christmas culture, listeners can explore the meanings behind the Christmas holiday. Recent episodes include: "New Christmas Music 2018," "The Legend of the Christmas Stocking" and "Christmas Pranks."

Find it: https://merrypodcast.com/

Tis the Podcast

Hosts Anthony Caruso, Julia Colburn and Thom Crowe are determined to keep the Christmas spirit alive the whole year. The three debate and discuss everything from Christmas movies to the existence of Santa Claus. Along with their spirited debates, the trio reviews all the latest Christmas movies, TV shows and specials. Recent episodes include: "Frosty The Snowman Is a Fairy Tale They Say, He Was Made Of Snow, But The Children Know How He Came To Life One Day," "Santa Claus Does Exist, And He Exists In The Person Of Kris Kringle" and "Merry Christmas, Ya Filthy Animal."

Find it: https://www.tisthepodcast.com/