THE SHIPPING TIME SELECTED DURING CHECKOUT DOES NOT INCLUDE PROCESSING TIME!!! WE ARE A SMALL BUSINESS, OPERATING AT A 5-7 BUSINESS DAY TURN AROUND TIME ON CUSTOM/PERSONALIZED ITEMS . IT IS NOT UNTIL WE DROP YOUR ORDER OFF AT THE POST OFFICE AND IT IS SCANNED IN THAT YOUR SHIPPING TIME BEGINS. DURING HOLIDAY SEASON RUSHES, WE ARE OPERATING AT A 10-14 BUSINESS DAY TURN AROUND TIME. PLEASE CONSIDER THIS TIME FRAME WHEN ORDERING.