HOW MUCH WILL CHRISTMAS COST

The National Retail Federation says people will spend an average of $689 on holiday-related shopping, an increase from last year of about $7 bucks!What they'll spend it on, of course, will mostly be gifts....here's the breakdown:$394  on family$71    on friends$18    on co-workers$35    on others
As for the "trimmings":
$42   on decorations$26   on greeting cards and postage$86   on food and candy$17   on flowers.