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Old 06-10-2007, 12:53 PM
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When Do You Wrap Your Presents

Just Wonderig Folks When Abouts Do You Wrap Your Presents
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Usually around a week or two before Christmas. Until then they stay stashed and out of sight.
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I start wrapping anytime from the beginning of Dec to the middle of the month. Depending on what activites we have planned. I usually wait until the kids are in bed before I start wrapping most things. However there a few things I will let my daughter help with.
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I start wrapping in November usually. Every year I participate in Operation Christmas Child and I drag everything out to wrap the shoe boxes that have to be turned in before Thanksgiving. It only makes sense to take care of any presents already in hand at that time.
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In our family, the siblings give gifts to eachother and the parents Christmas Eve. Christmas Day is when the kids receive.
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In December usually. If I wrapped them early, I would forget what goes to who, and what the gift was. I like to stay on top of things and know exactly what is going to which person. Plus, there is nothing better than wrapping presents in season. I always listen to Christmas music or watch a Christmas movie while I wrap.
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I've got it down to a system of sorts. When I buy a gift I go home and wrap it immediately and put a name tag on it. Take out my journal of gifts and write down what I bought and for who(m). This is throughout the year. Even with all the other holidays in our life (anniversary, birthday, and so on). I guess I'm a little anal about the gift thing.
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If I got presents I wrap them when I can't sleep.
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I start wrapping in December. I usually wrap all the gifts I bought throughout the week every Sunday night.
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Wow! I guess I'm the only procrastinatior in the bunch. I say each year that I'm going to wrap as I buy them, but each year ends up the same. I'm up till after 3:00 in the morning wrapping presents.
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