Christmas is more than a week away, but its apparently not too soon for holiday-themed tweets. From gift ideas to decorating tips, Tuesday's top tweeters were obviously getting in the holiday spirit.

Stephen Colbert was excited to announce his staff Christmas gifts.

For Christmas this year I gave half my staff iPads and the other half switchblades. Let's see what happens!less than a minute ago via SocialOomph


The Washington Post's Jura Koncius gave suggestions for holiday shoppers.

For friends, for enemies. Set of 4 knives in a multi-color finish from Conran's. $45. http://wapo.st/gNkqHb #tweetagiftless than a minute ago via web


Daniel Shulman joked about the Ayn Rand Center's no-need -to-give-back philosophy.

Happy holidays from Ayn Rand Center "You have no moral obligation to 'give back,' because you didn't take anything..." http://mojo.ly/eiyN0Eless than a minute ago via web


Mother Jones had some tips for better Christmas tree decorations.

Photo: Is your Christmas tree Christian and patriotic enough? No? Try this. http://tumblr.com/xlv12ag8bzless than a minute ago via Tumblr


Jim Long enjoyed nostalgic Christmas music during a visit to the FBI.

1940's Christmas songs playing in the lobby of FBI HQ.  Cheery in a surrea kind of way.less than a minute ago via HootSuite


James Pearce noted the glowing Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square.

Beautiful Christmas scene in Trafalgar Square tonight  http://twitpic.com/3fy024less than a minute ago via TwitPict


HuffPost Comedy pointed out some less tasteful holiday promotions.

The 7 nastiest holiday promo signs http://huff.to/gZAuQlless than a minute ago via TweetDeck


Arianna Huffington shared a photo from the Huffington Post Holiday party.

The amazing @HuffingtonPost team at our holiday party last night.  My how we've grown! http://yfrog.com/gy44grjless than a minute ago via TweetDeck