PLEASE TELL ME IM NOT THE ONLY ONE WHO HASENT STARTED CHRISTMAS SHOPPING?
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    Well I love shopping but I never start early

    I like it more when the festive season is here and the shops are full of Christmas songs and fairy lights.

    Our German Market is here soon too so that will get me in the spirit of things.

    I just don't like starting early

    Now I know some of you have finished

    What about you?

    Angel xxx

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    No won't start until early December....... at the earliest
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    I am exactly the same as you Angel.

    I can't understand people who have all their christmas shopping done & wrapped by the end of the summer hols (OK, maybe a bit of an exaggeration!). How is that Christmas shopping?
    Part of the build up to Christmas is buying presents. Do people who have bought it all not do any shopping between now & Christmas? What about all the christmas markets and christmas craft fairs?

    I start at the beginning of December and am usually still buying presents on Christmas Eve

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    Well you know me and shopping Angel My favourite past time

    I have finished getting Mitchells although I have just reserved another toy for him

    Still have loads to get though and the wrapping to organise.

    Christmas is going to be fab this year as I'll have all my babies here on Christmas morning including my grandson I really can't wait

    Carol xx

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    I started in September, bought my daughter a new toy kitchen was £180 reduced to £50 bargain.
    I have most of her presents as it always worrys me in this job that if one of our big payers turns round and gives 4 weeks notice then I would be stuck.
    Money is tight and we have to budget every penny, mostly for bills etc, so I am really pleased that we have almost finished and if the worst was to happen, my daughter is still going to have a fantastic Christmas.

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    I have 1 or 2 bits n bobs and thats it!!

    I love shopping when its actually christmas time and all festivey(sp)

    I work in retail and its been christmas since .....August!!!!!

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    your not alone Angel I havent bought a thing yet ! x
    Love Mrs Edward Cullen x

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    I also haven't brought anything yet either and wont start until the beginning of Dec

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    I've only got a couple more to buy, our baby is due in 10 days so wanted to make sure most of it was done as we're going to be really busy. Normally I wouldn't have started by now, plus the last few years we've done a lot of baking for people which you can't do until just before Christmas. Hx

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    I am usuually very organised and have more or less finished everyone except my sons by now (I just keep buying for them till the shops close on Christmas eve ) but this year I just don't seem to be able to get motivated Mindees have been sorted for a while (June and I buy throughout the year in the sales) but as for my family, not done a lot so far!! I think my problem is I don't know what to get and am worried about getting something and then nearer the time finding something better!!!

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    hi I have just started for my son as If not I find that you can not get the items that is on my sons christmas list then I have let him down.and with the bad weather last year with snow . I had trouble with the posted presents and on ebay items! So not getting caught out this year!Tracey x

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    I'm usually almost there by now , but this year i'm so unorganised !!

    All I've managed to do is make my cards, and do a list of things to buy and from where. Now i just need someone to take me.

    It's come around a lot quicker than usual this year
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    I've started buying my daughters present, i like to spoil her at christmas, if i left it till dec i would have no money.
    I'm trying to buy something every week at the moment x

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    I have brought all my childrens christmas presents - sorry Angel but dh has banged in 2 months of overtime and done it out of that. Otherwise they might have had nothing

    Still got bits to do just the most expensive has been done
    When someone tells you nothing is impossible, tell them to go slam a revolving door

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    No I haven't started either - I have thought about starting soon though

    Does that count?

    Marian x

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    I have started brought Dermot O'Leary's book out of the pound shop for my teenage daughter!!!!!!!!

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    starting this weekend!

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    I think some people start early to spread the cost.

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    I start early because i buy so much.

    I could start Sep and still i would be buying Christmas Eve. I just never stop.


    But i love it so much
    we dont stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing

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    i've done my children & mindees, but other than that i have no idea for anyone else, and so can't shop for them!

    dh wants the piano tuned and so i might give him that! then when he plays all over christmass it will sound nice !!!

    otherwise, if no one gives me ideas soon, they will all be getting oxfam unwrapped gifts! i usually give a little oxfam unwrapped to everyone, but it might be a bigger one this year!

    i don't really like shopping and i loathe trailing round shops full of stressed people, so i liek to get it all done as early as i can!

 

 
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