Ahead of everyone
By Courtney J
August 3, 2017 10:41pm CST
Christmas time has always been one of my favorite times of the year. I love the christmas music, shows, and movies.. driving by all the homes with lights, picking out gifts I know people will love then wrapping them, sending and receiving cards, everything. But as I've stated many times.. my mom and I shop for gifts all year long. We don't like waiting til last minute, or having to buy so much at one time when we can't afford it. Plus love being able to relax at home while everyone else is going bananas in the stores looking for stuff . So shopping throughout the year is what works best for us. And so far, we have three out of six families bought and wrapped; one of them being the biggest family, at 7. And other than the families, we're only buying for one another, my boyfriend, my grandmother, and then a friend of mine. So we're doing great for it only being August -- Have you started shopping or looking?
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• United States
I'm buying for the usual; family I live with and the usual friends. I don't shop all year round because I don't know what someone may get for themselves or as a birthday gift, but I did start my list of what I may get people early, so I may start picking things up in Sept./Oct.
• United States
@tammys85 if we wait and people tell us what they want, then we wont be able to get anything for anyone cause kids dont realize prices. Just this is cool or that. Plus not our kids, so we shouldnt be ones to give whay they really want. Parents should. So getting things we can afford, when we can, tgat is characters or items we know they like is better for us
I can only shop for Xmas stocking stuffers early. My kids and mom usually have to tell me what they want first and they are never early. For nieces, inlaws and others close by it is usually home made stuff. For those overseas it is cash.