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    Default When is a good time to take down your holiday decorations?

    I'm thinking this week?

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    When you have time.

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    Mine have always come down before the New Year. So usually with in just a few days of Christmas.

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    I took mine down New Years Eve. My sons birthday is January 3rd so I want to make sure the focus is birthday, not lingering Christmas decorations. I only leave them up that long because he is so little and likes looking at the tree so much.

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    Not before New Year's day. When I was a kid we took everything down on Jan. 6, Epiphany.

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    Took ours down the Thursday after Christmas because dh was home to help. We put up two very large real trees, so it is a lot of work.
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    No later than a day or two after New Year's Day for us.

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    i like to start the new year fresh clean living room clean etc.
    so usually new years eve or day.
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    After Epiphany, Jan 6.

    I hate how Christmas "starts" in November or earlier and then on Dec 26 it is suddenly all over. I like to let the season wind down to a gentle stop. FWIW, mine will come down this week.
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    We took ours down New Years Eve day . Dh was home to help and the cats and dog were making a mess getting behind the tree chasing each other around.
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    in south LA we take them down on or after Twelfth Night aka:Ephiphany...because the next day is the official start of MARDI GRAS SEASON!!

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    I thought today was! However I can not reach the last 2 totes I need to put the rest of the decorations in!

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    The day before you are sick of looking at them! New Year's Day for us.
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    I promised DH I'd wait until the orthodox Christmas which just passed this weekend. As I type this, I have all the decorations pooled together in the lv rm waiting for the totes to come back in...I'll prob drag them back in tonight or first thing tmrw am

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