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18/12/2012 at 15:55
I've got most things in, going to town to get the rest of them tomorrow.
I still need:
Beauty voucher for my mam
Meal vouchers for PIL
Some cream and earings for H's nanna plus a bag or box for all of her presents to go in.
Something for my 3 week old neice, probably a little outfit.
Some chocs for the old man down the street who has given the kids money for Christmas.
A tin of chocs for J's nursery teachers and possibly some flowers/mug for his key teacher.
A bottle of wine if E's teacher likes it, she's finding out today.
Something else for my dad.
18/12/2012 at 16:00
Yep, was all done and wrapped over a week ago.
We've already exchanged with everyone bar one (FIL & SMIL) which is happening on Thursday.
18/12/2012 at 16:02
Well done. I'm all wrapped, apart from the presents I still need to get obviously. I did the last of the kids today and have found space to hide them, which I didn't think I had any hiding places left.
Not sure when we are swapping with PIL and BIL and his family. All my family do it on Christmas Day at my mams.
18/12/2012 at 16:05
I might not have been so organised has we not had to do the swapping before Christmas Day
Our spare room is like Santa's grotto. It's a good job she's too little to understand
18/12/2012 at 16:09
Nope, barely started!
All bought here and I've wrapped most of it. Going to do N's bigger bits at the weekend as don't want them getting squashed in the cupboard. Still need to do H's but he's out Thursday night so will do them then.
Am into pamper mode now. Dentist for a good clean tomorrow, waxing on Thursday, nails on Saturday....!
18/12/2012 at 16:10
Yes all done and wrapped present wise
Food wise have everything except the fruit and veg
Duck ordered, just to pick up on Sunday
18/12/2012 at 16:11
I'm all done, just got H a few more stocking filers as we had a wander around town this afternoon and I couldn't resist,
Posted the last of my cards just now, and also picked up a chocolate goody-type thing from Thorntons for Hs nephew which we must wrap and send.
H however, who only has me to buy for, is waiting for 2 parcels tomorrow (which I have to wait in for!!!) and then needs to wrap too, and i've also yet to receive a card from him..
ETA: Woodwise, we've a few goodies but very little else. The fresh turkey is however now in the fridge, and the pigs in blankets are in the freezer, must make and freeze some nice stuffing this week too. Plan to do the main shop on Saturday,
18/12/2012 at 16:13
I need a couple of vouchers, some slippers and books for Liam and something else for H, then I am done.
18/12/2012 at 16:14
Seems like most of us are sorted apart from you LLL, you need to get a move on.
I ordered beanbags for the kids on Friday and have been panicking today thinking that they might not come in time but just received an update to say that they should be here in a couple of days. I'm also waiting for 2 dvds and book to be delivered.
Actually I have to add H's presents onto the list, we only buy token ones so need to get them tomorrow as well.
18/12/2012 at 16:18
We are doing our food shop on Saturday morning when H finishes nightshift. We go to my mams for Christmas dinner so its just a normal shop plus all the extra treats.
Oh food shopping I've not done yet. Can't decide whether to do it Friday with small child or early hours on Saturday morning... Sunday i'm collecting the turkey, and will probably do some baking then (got Christmas cupcakes and the yule log to make)
Nearly done, just a few odds and sods to get now like ojs for me, hamper stuff for us for xmas eve and a top for G to wear with his chinos!
18/12/2012 at 16:27
Yep all done and it was all wrapped but J went and unwrapped some today
18/12/2012 at 17:03
i've also yet to receive a card from him..
i've also yet to receive a card from him..
Do people swap cards with their OHs before Christmas then? H and I swap on Christmas Day along with presents, same with my parents and anyone else we see on Christmas Day....
18/12/2012 at 17:06
Hep we swap cards before Christmas.
18/12/2012 at 17:11
I think cards should be swapped before Christmas Day, so they can be on display as part of the decoration. Mr GB seems to think it's Christmas Day...
Bugger - just remembered I've not got Little Miss' card yet! Ooops!
18/12/2012 at 17:12
All done here, still need to wrap most of it but that won't take too long as H will help. Just need to bag up fudge, truffles and honeycomb for people - teachers first so that can go in on Friday.
H and I don't do cards for each other - I think he's had his Christmas present from me this year in the form of a BFP!
18/12/2012 at 17:28
All pressis bought and most wrapped apart from my brothers and H. Rest of the presents are all delivered as they had to be posted. Cards gone, just need to buy H a card. H has some stuff to do for his side of the family but I'm leaving him to it. Need to get some food in - we're taking it to H's sister, but he hasn't given me the list yet, so that will end up being his job too, unless I get it soon!
I'm definitely done, i'm buying no more!
Cards here are swapped before Christmas Day. Never known for them to be swapped on the day.
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