Xmas shopping done!
, Nov 14 2012 07:21 PM
35 replies to this topic
Posted 14 November 2012 - 07:21 PM
And way under budget.
Posted 14 November 2012 - 07:24 PM
Go you! Its a great feeling isnt it.
I am almost done and the last bits are just odds and ends. I am never done this early. I was doing a happy dance tonight when I was telling DH.
Posted 14 November 2012 - 07:24 PM
Well done!!! I'm half done but probably over budget already lol
Posted 14 November 2012 - 07:25 PM
I'm 3/4 done and half wrapped. not sure budget wise. I ave spent less than normal for teachers, but their gifts look nice so I'm pleased.
Posted 14 November 2012 - 07:29 PM
Oh I am so jealous, I am not even a teeny bit organised and being that there is no money at all for it, I will be over budget before I even begin.
Next year, next year WILL be different!
Posted 14 November 2012 - 08:04 PM
I haven't started...but I have got a few items saved in a shopping cart ready to go, so I'm not completely unorganised.
Posted 14 November 2012 - 08:47 PM
Lalalalala, I didnt just read that!
Ive barely started and already blown the budget!
Posted 14 November 2012 - 08:47 PM
Yikes!! I haven't even started yet
Think I better get a move on!
Posted 14 November 2012 - 08:52 PM
I've got some done, but no idea for anyone other than my daughter, lol.
I'll start in December
Posted 14 November 2012 - 08:59 PM
I have only just managed to sort their advent calender. The rest is all in the future. I am in denial that its next month. Lalalalaaah.
Posted 14 November 2012 - 09:02 PM
Aaaaaaaaaah shut up!!
Posted 14 November 2012 - 09:52 PM
Slooooow lol, I had mine done in July, unfortunately because I did it so early I may have kept buying things through the year and have now spent the most I have ever spent to date lol. Oh well I can't wait to see the kids faces light up when they see the Christmas tree full of presents.
Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:44 AM
I'm nearly finished. Problem is, I keep kind of seeing more stuff I want to get the boys.
I've already made a huge list of things I want to get them for birthdays since I can't really justify too much more for Christmas.
Posted 15 November 2012 - 07:00 AM
Nearly done and haven't hit the shops yet at all!
Almost all online this year. Stuff waiting in checkout lines. I can't be bothered!
Posted 15 November 2012 - 07:04 AM
Nearly all done. Everything is planned, most has been bought or ordered, just a few more things to buy.
Posted 15 November 2012 - 07:10 AM
Finished 2 weeks ago, but nothing is wrapped. On budget or maybe even slightly under
Posted 15 November 2012 - 07:37 AM
OP - please can you share some of the bargains you got since you are so under budget. I thought I'd start buying a few bits now to spread out the cost, and realised I have clothes and books and craft stuff, but zero toys
which I'm sure at 4 and 2.8 they'll expect from Santa!
Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:47 AM
Well done! I have bought one present and am proud of my effort LOL.
Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:53 AM
I am done too, way under budget in comparison to previous years, but thats because on boxing day we are going on holidays and part of that is DSS christmas present.
Posted 15 November 2012 - 09:31 AM
I am almost done. I checked with my Mum yesterday with what she got the kids and what her and my dad want and then I am done.
Posted 15 November 2012 - 07:17 PM
ordered the kids trampoline but that's about it got so much more to go still
we will probably do it next month when we are in town without kids for a day
Posted 15 November 2012 - 07:47 PM
My kids are done except for two Ipad minis. My nieces and nephews are done as well, I just need to buy for half a dozen friends kids plus the adults and I am finished too. Trying to get it all done by the start of December when DS goes back into hospital.
Posted 15 November 2012 - 08:57 PM
I'm about 1/3 done. If I keep to the budget I've set, I'll be amazed.
Posted 15 November 2012 - 09:21 PM
I haven't started! There are birthdays to celebrate first.
Posted 15 November 2012 - 09:30 PM
Christmas shopping? Aren't there months and months to go until Christmas?
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