Well, it ain't over yet!
You wouldn't want to upset Prince Albert, either. The German-born monarch popularized the German tradition of putting up a yuletide tree after he married Queen Victoria in 1841. Christmas trees at Windsor Candle featured many wax candles and, of course, presents beneath each tree.
So in the spirit of a Victorian Christmas, why don't you keep that conifer shining bright a few days longer? "On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: a partridge in a pear tree..."