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Old 12-01-2005, 11:19 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm done. I just sat here with dh's credit card and ordered everything online. I cannot stand shopping in the stores this time of year. Ya know what I realized, this will be the last year of shopping for one child. I kind of feel bad for ds. He won't be getting quite as much next year. I definitely will not be able to double our Christmas budget. Not that I will be buying massive amounts of toys for a baby but the years to come, sheesh. Not gonna happen.

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Old 12-02-2005, 12:36 PM
 
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Old 12-02-2005, 07:16 PM
 
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I'm so jelous that you're done with your shopping already. I haven't even started yet. I want to get it done soon, cause I have a feeling I'm not going to feel up to it in the next couple of weeks. :Puke
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Wow, you go girl! I am mostly done with my 3 kids, but have the rest of the family to buy for now...our parents, siblings, nieces & nephew, grandparents...teachers. We have a long list, lol! Christmas is expensive in our house!

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Well, we don't buy for our siblings with the exception of my youngest sister. She is only 16 and I still think of her as "one of the kids". I have one niece and one nephew to buy for and we get my mil and fil a restaurant gift certificate every year. They have everything and they love to go out so it makes thing real simple. Hmmm, teacher, I should talk to dh about getting me another present. I am ds' teacher after all.

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So impressed that you're done with your shopping, Robynee! I'm planning on doing lots of hand-made stuff this year... It's more economical, but also way more time-consuming, so I really need to get started! Luckily in my family a couple of years ago we started doing Secret Santa among the adults, so there's way less shopping for everyone. We still all buy for the kids, but we're a pretty modest, low key family as far as gift-giving goes, so it isn't a huge deal. Even a bunch of little things can quickly add up, though, so I really need to get cracking with the knitting and embroidery etc!
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Oh my gosh, I just realized this was a post from last year! What a dork I am, I didn't even look at the date and thought you were done for your 06 shopping in August! Now that would REALLY have been impressive!!!
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Oh my gosh, I just realized this was a post from last year! What a dork I am, I didn't even look at the date and thought you were done for your 06 shopping in August! Now that would REALLY have been impressive!!!
I was seriously confused

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Old 08-05-2006, 02:14 PM - Thread Starter
 
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I am definitely not that organized.

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Old 08-05-2006, 02:47 PM
 
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LOL...I am actually done for my own kids for 2006, but not the rest of the family.

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Old 08-05-2006, 04:10 PM
 
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You ladies are hilarious!
I initially thought the same thing, and was imagining how cool it would be to be ready not only for the new babe, but for everything a few months down the road. Heck, I just managed to buy some balloons for ds b'day party next week, but everything else still needs to get done/bought. :

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Old 08-05-2006, 05:26 PM
 
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LOL, I actually have bought some Christmas gifts for the girls already! Gotta love the summer sales
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I was reading the OP going "shopping this time of year? what? huh?" then looked at the date. I was so confused!

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Old 08-05-2006, 06:16 PM
 
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Ok, phew...took me a minute to look at the date too Though to be honest, I have bought a few things for my daughter already and have her big present planned (dh is building her a kitchen set) but I'm nowhere NEAR done.
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