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    Yeah me!

    It's July. I have all my family Christmas presents bought. Christmas shopping was making me stressed around the holidays and not giving gifts is not an option. I found my solution. I decide by May what I want to buy for family and then start looking for the best sales and deals for the items. I ordered the last two gifts this morning at a great savings online. Now if the sewing gifts get done great, if not, they will become birthday presents.
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    Wow! You are really on the ball. Would love to see pics of your sewing projects when theya re finished. Kudos to you and to the lucky recipients. Now you can enjoy the upcoming holidays.
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    I am so jealous. I always say I am going to shop early but never seem to get it done. One year I did buy a bunch of gifts early and ended up spending more than usual because I kept finding more stuff I thought someone would like. Plus I forgot who I already had something for. Need to be better organized I guess.

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    Good for you, now get in there and start wrapping! Just kidding! LOL!
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    That's why my kids and grand kids get o much...I start buying early and on sale..then forget what I buy and just buy more! Would be easier with a list but that would take the fun out of it!

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    Wow, I am in awe of your jump on the holidays!

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    I do my Christmas shopping the day after Christmas each year...sure is nice not to have to rush.
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    Good for you!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by momto5 View Post
    I do my Christmas shopping the day after Christmas each year...sure is nice not to have to rush.
    That's when I start mine. That way I can watch out for sales all thru the year & not have to fight the crowds around the holidays. The only problem is sometimes I put my "finds" up so good that I can't find them later... LOL!
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    I used to have mine all done by the end of Sept for that same reason. Nowadays, I just don't feel obligated.

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    Oh, my goodness, but you're making me CRY! lol It feels so good to get that out of the way! I used to have all my shopping done by the first of October, but it's been a very long time since that happened, mostly when our two daughters were young. Now we have 11 grandkids too, including our granddaughter-in-law! Sometimes just figuring out what to get any of them is overwhelming, since they all seem to change likes and dislikes so often.
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    I keep a box in a closet that I put future presents in. If they are for a specific person, then I will put their name on it. Otherwise, I just buy and save it. Then at holidays I just shop from the box. Also great for last minute items also.
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    That's great! I'm so jealous! I start buying mine the day after Christmas for the next year. I actually started making a Christmas quilt this week. That's early for me!

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    I always hide them where I'm sure not to lose them and then do Honey buns usually finds them and asks me about my Christmas stash and can he look.

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