FAAAARRR from ready. Heck we barely have enough $ to pay bills right now, let alone Christmas. Randall is getting a lot of overtime before Christmas, so hopefully we will be able to shop at the last minute.
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We are far from ready. Lots of homemade gifts this year and most haven't been started.
Haven't started writing our Christmas letter or found a picture for our cards.
Only 39, wow i better get a moving. I have started a bunch of my homemade presents but nothing is done yet. I guess I better put the petal to the metal.
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I'm kinda ready. I ordered our cards last night, and have boughten a few gifts here and there. I have a general idea of what I'm getting the others, just a matter of going to get them.
Wayne and I have been really good this year about finding deals early...as of yesterday morning we crossed out the last name on our gift buying list! It was kind of hard buying something for our 6 daycare kids that they would see as equal to each other...we ended up getting each of them a gameboard for a great price And we always buy a little craft thing from the dollar store and they draw names and each make something for one other child. They loved doing that last year We have lots of nieces and nephews too...and then Wayne's sisters always buy for us, which meant we had to get them something, which meant having to get my own siblings something (and there are 5 lol)...anyway, it was actually a lot of fun though. Wayne got really into it and we enjoyed scouting for deals together that would make great presents...
I do have to finish my exploding boxes but still need to sort out those tiny pics first. lol.
We always shop at the last minute, but we dont' buy for a whole lot of people, so it's all good. I rather enjoy being out with the crazies in December. I only have one handmade gift left to do, so rather glad about that, but it's a biggen so I gotta get going on that. But 39 days??? That's not much time.
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Oh crap.... that means there are only 69 days until I'm a mother of 4! Whoa!!!!! I do not want to be in stores most of December as I'll be darn close to full term by Christmas.
Caleb, Anna and Katie are just about done. Have one more gift to buy for the girls (know what it is, just need to get Dec's paycheck so I can buy it) and one joint kid's gift to get (video off Amazon... again, waiting for paycheck).
Hubby- I have ONE gift for him so far. We're going to town on Dec 4th though and I plan on finishing him up then.
Grandma- Just need to put pictures on her gift.
Mom and Dad- Mom is half done. Dad and Mom I have ideas for and they'll be finished up Dec 4th (while they're watching our kids) and we'll have Christmas on Dec. 5th. LOL
Brother and SIL- Brewing ideas. Gifts to be bought Dec 4th.
Nephew/Godson- just need an ornament for and will get that next Wednesday.
Godparents- done. Thank goodness. Half are already sent off too.
Goddaughter 1- need ornament and religious gift. Going to look on the 4th.
Goddaughter 2- it's also her birthday near Christmas. Need everything for her (which means ornament, Christmas gift (usually religious) and B-day gift (usually a dress as she's the youngest of 3 and lives in hand-me-down city))
MIL and SIL- Hubby is taking care of. Thinking I might see what hubby thinks about $ store frames and me making a mounted type layout of each of the kids since she wants a larger size photo of each of them. SIL will likely get an Applebee's giftcard.
Church "grandmas"- gifts in process of being made.
Teachers (School and Sunday School)- School teachers are done (bought on clearance after Christmas last year). Sunday School- 2 teens done, one adult done... one more adult to go (but she's also a school teacher so I'm thinking she might get snacks for a present this year)
Phew... I think that's everyone.
Wow, Mish you're organized ... but I guess writing it all down makes you see how much you do/don't have done ... here's my list:
Mark - done. Bday for Mark (Dec. 22) - done. That was our deal when we got iPhones. I will get him some stocking stuffers (because we sold our iPod for $150, so that's going towards Christmas now, we each get half of that to spend on each other to have something to open Dec. 25th).
Mom - need to pick up gift card (jewellery store - she wants a pandora charm, but needs GC for her bday and Christmas of us to make it work lol), I am working on her exploding box.
Dad, BIL - no ideas
Sister- no idea, working on her exploding box
SIL, MIL - also exploding boxes, prob. GC for SIL, no idea for MIL
FIL - Chapter's gift card
BIL - done, hockey stuff
Nephews - all 3 are done.
Grandma & Grandpa - done
3 little girls I know - done, made them tutus
3 little boys (we always buy for) - done, but need bday present for the youngest, he turns 1 on Dec. 28th
I still have a lot to do! Plus some baking and decorating and stuff. It's super warm here (for this time of year) right now, we're working on the Christmas lights (put up half yesterday but ran out, so we got more). Also working on my bday party next weekend, getting ready for that ... yikes!