I'm getting ready for Christmas 2010, are you?
Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 41
  1. #1
    Registered User Bournecrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Loughborough, England
    Age
    33
    Posts
    886
    Post Thanks / WTG / Hug
    Blog Entries
    95
    Rep Power
    15

    Default I'm getting ready for Christmas 2010, are you?

    I've started making Christmas 2010 items already

    I am working on a fabric re-usable advent calendar for myself and FDH so we can add our own chocolates to it

    Here's the crazy part - Its 1am!

    I've had the idea to do this since last christmas and for some reason I just started on it this evening and it's taking shape.

    I have a pack of make your own cards too I am going to put together soon - when i can remember where the heck i put them.lol.

    Is anyone else already made a start on Christmas items yet?

  2. #2
    Registered User
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    31
    Post Thanks / WTG / Hug
    Rep Power
    0

    Default

    I have wanted to do that too. The advent calandar that is. Any ideas?

  3. #3
    Registered User Bournecrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Loughborough, England
    Age
    33
    Posts
    886
    Post Thanks / WTG / Hug
    Blog Entries
    95
    Rep Power
    15

    Default

    i am just making 25 little pockets big enough to put a chocolate or 2 in and going to put numbers on when im finished and back them on to a bigger peice of material with a loop in the top to thread a peice of dowelling through to hang up

  4. Remove Advertisements
    FrugalVillage.com
    Advertisements
     

  5. #4
    Moderator mauimagic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Maui, Hawaii
    Posts
    19,119
    Post Thanks / WTG / Hug
    Blog Entries
    57
    Rep Power
    119

    Default

    great idea BC!! Hope to see pictures when You finish with it - chocolates not necessary for the pictures!!

    I've been working on Christmas 2010 since Christmas 2009!! - I always do because I love carrying the idea of the holidays throughout the year!!

    Like you, I need to make sure that I can remember where everything is!!

  6. #5
    Registered User Bournecrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Loughborough, England
    Age
    33
    Posts
    886
    Post Thanks / WTG / Hug
    Blog Entries
    95
    Rep Power
    15

    Default

    I bought some things on post-xmas sale and i can't remember where i put it.

    I have a knack of putting thigns away for future use and then forget where i put them.

  7. #6
    Registered User Bournecrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Loughborough, England
    Age
    33
    Posts
    886
    Post Thanks / WTG / Hug
    Blog Entries
    95
    Rep Power
    15

    Default

    I am still working on my xmas gift exchange peices. I am hand sewing them so it takes a little longer

  8. #7
    Moderator mauimagic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Maui, Hawaii
    Posts
    19,119
    Post Thanks / WTG / Hug
    Blog Entries
    57
    Rep Power
    119

    Default

    We may be related BC!! This year I am keeping a master list of what I have so far, but - no kidding - I cannot remember where I put the list!!

  9. #8
    Registered User Bournecrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Loughborough, England
    Age
    33
    Posts
    886
    Post Thanks / WTG / Hug
    Blog Entries
    95
    Rep Power
    15

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by mauimagic View Post
    We may be related BC!! This year I am keeping a master list of what I have so far, but - no kidding - I cannot remember where I put the list!!

    HAHA i always end up finding the things when i dont need then, put them somewhere 'safe' then forget again when i want them. Then it frustrates me when i know i have it but can't find it.

  10. #9
    Registered User baxjul's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    W. Central Florida
    Posts
    10,774
    Post Thanks / WTG / Hug
    Rep Power
    33

    Default

    I've been picking up little things here and there. I need to start actively looking for sales!

  11. #10
    Registered User Bournecrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Loughborough, England
    Age
    33
    Posts
    886
    Post Thanks / WTG / Hug
    Blog Entries
    95
    Rep Power
    15

    Default

    me too, i dont normally start shopping until October but I may start doing it earlyier this year

  12. #11
    Registered User Libby's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    8,930
    Post Thanks / WTG / Hug
    Rep Power
    59

    Default

    Haven't put too much thought into it but have saved up my Christmas 2010 fund - hopefully its enough to cover everything: gifts, wrapping, cards & postage and travel expenses.

  13. #12
    Registered User Bournecrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Loughborough, England
    Age
    33
    Posts
    886
    Post Thanks / WTG / Hug
    Blog Entries
    95
    Rep Power
    15

    Default

    that is good Libby. Well done.

    I only need about £200 for gifts so once the wedding is over that is my next savings goal.

  14. #13
    Registered User Bournecrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Loughborough, England
    Age
    33
    Posts
    886
    Post Thanks / WTG / Hug
    Blog Entries
    95
    Rep Power
    15

    Default

    Due to me being ill this past week I have spent most of the day busy crafting.

    I have finished all my xmas exchange gifts - Ive done 20 which i think will be enough.

    I made 5 christmas cards from a set i bought on sale after christmas.

    I did a little more work on my advent calendar.

    I'll see how i feel tomorrow after work and see if i can do more.

  15. #14
    Registered User MomToTwoBoys's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Edmonton, AB Canada
    Age
    43
    Posts
    3,972
    Post Thanks / WTG / Hug
    Blog Entries
    23
    Rep Power
    30

    Default

    We're still in the midst of deciding what Christmas is actually going to be this year. MIL said she wants to scale it back except for the kids. I don't really mind too much.

    I do need to make a list and see what I can get people that isn't going to cost me a ton. Extended family is easy but it's immediate family that's tough to buy for. DH is easy, as is SIL. It's MIL and FIL that I have trouble with. BIL isn't too bad and my niece Stella would love just about anything, so I'd planned on buying her some education toys for 1+.

    My kids are pretty simple. DS6 wants nothing but Mario and Luigi stuff and DS11 likes anything that you give him. But the trouble is that DS11 will play with it for about a day and then be bored.

    I figure if I start on the list now, I'll have everyone's done and be able to get the pick present (we do a blind gift exchange every year) way before December.

  16. #15
    Registered User Bournecrazy's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Loughborough, England
    Age
    33
    Posts
    886
    Post Thanks / WTG / Hug
    Blog Entries
    95
    Rep Power
    15

    Default

    I am thinking of getting gifts now, if i see something I know will be ideal for someone I will get it, spread the cost over the months.

Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. 10 Days Left ~ Are You Ready For 2010?
    By bumplett in forum General Chat
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 12-22-2009, 05:34 PM
  2. Let's get ready for Christmas
    By homesteadmamma in forum Christmas
    Replies: 42
    Last Post: 11-12-2005, 08:31 AM
  3. Christmas - Ready or Not!
    By paelthom in forum Christmas
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 12-11-2004, 11:47 PM
  4. Is anyone else as ready for Christmas...
    By matt&roxy in forum Christmas
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 10-24-2004, 06:08 PM
  5. Whose ready.......for Christmas
    By homesteadmamma in forum Christmas
    Replies: 28
    Last Post: 10-17-2004, 05:34 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •