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open all the presents at CHRISTmas Eve at midnight.
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We are swedish so traditoinally Christmas Eve the youngest girl wears all white dress and a wreath on her head , and serves appetizers, Christmas Eve is big just like Christmas day but normally gift giving is Christmas morning.
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When I was small, my parents used to let my brothers, sister and I open one present each on Christmas Eve before we went to bed, but not one from a close family member. I remember how excited I used to get about Christmas, and I always chose to open my gift from my Godfather, as every year he bought me a gold charm (for a charm bracelet) for christmas, and another for my birthday. That way, I figured I was still opening a gift, but I kind of knew what it was (although not what kind of charm) so I got to save all of my "real surprises" for Christmas morning!!

Then we'd go to bed, and we'd open our stockings as soon as we discovered Santa had been (which was usually the very early hours of the morning - our poor parents!). Our christmas gifts under the tree were opened once all the family were up on Christmas morning.

As an adult I still wait until Christmas day to open my gifts. My fiance and I give each other stockings full of little gifts that we open as soon as we wake up on Christmas morning. The other gifts are wrapped and under the tree.
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I let my daughter pick one of her choice to open on Christmas Eve... All the others on Christmas Morning.
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Us kids are allowed to choose one gift on Christmas Eve to open (This is a long process of poking and prodding each and every gift, but it usually ends up being the smallest one) and all the others we are to open on Christmas morning.
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we open gifts on christmas eve, ecause we celebrate christmas on christmas eve.
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i let the kids have one on xmas eve from me but santa brings the rest on christmas morning
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Open ours on Christmas Day
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I let my daughter open one on Christmas Eve. The rest and from Santa Christmas morning. Although her dad is working this Christmas Day so.....I am not yet sure how we plan to do things.
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We usually open 1 present on christmas eve. Its usually something smalelr though liek a cd or movie to keep entertained.
The rest and majority of presents are opened early, and I mean early (like 6 am) christmas day.
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