The spider that got away... while wrapping Christmas presents

United States
December 2, 2016 1:11pm CST
Last night, I wrapped a couple of Christmas presents and saw a spider! I grabbed some tape so I can kill the spider, but I missed, argh! On the bright side, I finished wrapping some presents for my niece and nephew so my parents' can put them under their Christmas tree. I have more to wrap but maybe on a different day. Have you started wrapping any Christmas gifts yet?
13 people like this
16 responses
@Asylum (48098)
• Manchester, England
2 Dec 16
What a cruel way to treat a poor innocent spider. What happened to the season of good will?
3 people like this
• United States
2 Dec 16
The spider got loose so the spider is safe. I am not a fan of spiders. Do you bring them outside if you catch them in your home?
2 people like this
@Asylum (48098)
• Manchester, England
2 Dec 16
@infatuatedbby As long as there are only a few I do not mind because they control other insects that fly in during the summer.
1 person likes this
• United States
2 Dec 16
@Asylum I wouldn't mind if it wasn't in the room I'm in most.
1 person likes this
@Corbin5 (85211)
• United States
2 Dec 16
I use Christmas gift bags due to being lazy. Used to wrap all gifts using tape and Christmas wrapping paper, but after so many years of doing so, I am over that. Maybe the spider is inside the wrapping paper of one of the gifts.
3 people like this
• United States
2 Dec 16
Haha, no!! The spider went under the closet - I was too late. I am not good at wrapping, but it's for my nephew (whose almost 3) and niece (a few months old) so my nephew will have a blast opening gifts.
2 people like this
@Corbin5 (85211)
• United States
2 Dec 16
@infatuatedbby Yes, for kids, the ripping of the paper is the best part!!!
1 person likes this
• United States
2 Dec 16
@Corbin5 Yes he loves it :) And his birthdays right after Christmas lol!
1 person likes this
@skysnap (17501)
2 Dec 16
our gifting day at office is coming clsoer.
2 people like this
• United States
2 Dec 16
Yes have you prepared gifts? :)
@celticeagle (114530)
• Boise, Idaho
3 Dec 16
We aren't going to wrap presents. What we do is give my grandson a gift every so many days while he is home for Christmas break. That way he has something to keep him busy all through out the days he is home.
1 person likes this
• United States
3 Dec 16
That's an awesome thing for him :) He will be happy I am sure!
1 person likes this
@celticeagle (114530)
• Boise, Idaho
3 Dec 16
@infatuatedbby .....Seems to work for us all.
1 person likes this
• United States
4 Dec 16
@celticeagle Great to hear! Happy Holidays!
1 person likes this
@Tina30219 (27302)
• Onaway, Michigan
2 Dec 16
No wrapping here. Only 2 people to buy for and we have not got them yet.
1 person likes this
• United States
2 Dec 16
I see. These are for my niece/nephew so it'd be fun for them to open. But I am not much a fan of wrapping in general either. For adults - I put the in Christmas bags.
1 person likes this
@Tina30219 (27302)
• Onaway, Michigan
2 Dec 16
@infatuatedbby That's what we are going to do is gift bags.
1 person likes this
• United States
2 Dec 16
@Tina30219 Much more convenient :)
1 person likes this
@DaddyEvil (22326)
• Aurora, Missouri
6 Dec
How weird, Michelle... I didn't hear you scream or anything! Nope! I don't wrap gifts! I leave them in the shopping bag from the store I purchased them at and give them to the recipient just like that. (Hey, it's a gift! If it has to be wrapped to be acceptable, then that person can just give it back and I'll give it to someone who doesn't care if I wrap it or not! )
1 person likes this
• United States
7 Dec
Lol, I only wrap for the kids =) It's that time of year again!! How are you doing? I hope all is well.
1 person likes this
@DaddyEvil (22326)
• Aurora, Missouri
8 Dec
@infatuatedbby (grinning at you!) Everything is going fine, here. Other than your "unexpected help", how are things going for you?
1 person likes this
• United States
9 Dec
@DaddyEvil Heheheheh. I am doing good =) Same ol' same!
1 person likes this
@DianneN (63119)
• United States
3 Dec 16
I always use gift bags. Scream about that spider who got away!!!!!
1 person likes this
• United States
4 Dec 16
I know right! I'm in the room with the spider somewhere too!
1 person likes this
@DianneN (63119)
• United States
11 Dec 16
@infatuatedbby I wouldn't be able to sleep! I'm so afraid of them!
1 person likes this
• United States
11 Dec 16
@DianneN Luckily I don't sleep in the same room as where the spider was at =)
1 person likes this
@KristenH (21217)
• Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
2 Dec 16
Happy wrapping! Nope. Mostly it's gift cards to my brother, SIL and my two step-nephews.
1 person likes this
• United States
3 Dec 16
Hehe that is easy & convenient :)
1 person likes this
@KristenH (21217)
• Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
3 Dec 16
@infatuatedbby Yep. I do spend a certain amount on my budget like $10-15 per card.
1 person likes this
• United States
4 Dec 16
@KristenH That's a reasonable amount :)
1 person likes this
@youless (87498)
• Guangzhou, China
5 Dec 16
Your gifts are well wrapped. In fact I haven't prepared the Christmas gifts yet. I am not so in a hurry, there are still some time before that I will wait until December 12th to see whether there will be a good deal at that time.
1 person likes this
• United States
5 Dec 16
Hehe we have 20 days left =) I don't think I'm a good wrapper its ugly though lol!
1 person likes this
@teamfreak16 (37058)
• Colorado Springs, Colorado
3 Dec 16
No, we don't celebrate, honestly.
1 person likes this
• United States
4 Dec 16
I like buying for the kids :)
1 person likes this
@Happy2BeMe (70742)
• Canada
3 Dec 16
I haven't started but then again I have bought many gifts either. Hopefully next weekend I can get things done.
1 person likes this
• United States
3 Dec 16
Hehe I have more shopping to do too! :)
@ricki_911 (17916)
• Toronto, Ontario
2 Dec 16
I usually don't wrap them. I can never wrap nicely I just throw it together.
1 person likes this
• United States
2 Dec 16
I am a horrible wrapper but my nephew loves to open gifts :)
@TRBRocks420 (64590)
• Banks, Oregon
2 Dec 16
Sorry to hear you missed the spider and, no not yet, but I will soon.
1 person likes this
• United States
3 Dec 16
I know, darn! It will be somewhere in that room when I get home I am sure!
1 person likes this
@IvySaysHi (4212)
• United States
2 Dec 16
I love seeing wrapped gifts. Makes me happy inside because it is so festive looking. I would not be able to keep wrapping knowing the spider is still on the loose.
1 person likes this
• United States
2 Dec 16
I already had finished the finishing touches and saw the spider. It crawled into the closet and I was unable to find it. It is starting to feel like Christmas now I done some wrapping.
1 person likes this
• Ponce De Leon, Florida
2 Dec 16
I haven't even started shopping for Christmas yet.
1 person likes this
• United States
3 Dec 16
Soon maybe? :)
@amandajay (17985)
• Sri Lanka
4 Dec 16
Wow nice gifts... Omg Im affraid of Spiders. Uff
• United States
4 Dec 16
Haha I hate spiders =) I will wrap more gifts this evening.
1 person likes this
@amandajay (17985)
• Sri Lanka
4 Dec 16
@infatuatedbby oh spiders... I dont like at all...
1 person likes this
• United States
4 Dec 16
@amandajay I do not either do you kill them?
1 person likes this