Monday, November 3, 2014

Ultimate Holiday Giveaway - Pack 1!

Let me  know how excited you would be if you won!

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142 comments:

  1. It really depends on how busy the season is if I get my Christmas shopping finished early or not. I definitely don't wait until the last week to shop. I prefer to have a fun shopping experience.

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  2. well I use to start the first part of dec,and do the rest with my christmass bonus but I am disabled now and don't do christmass gift giving for frankly I don't have the money.

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  3. I shop all year to try to get the best deal for Christmas gifts.

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  4. I start shopping around my birthday, in September, because that's when I get extra money so my funds for bills aren't depleted as greatly. :)

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  5. I start my holiday shopping as soon as Christmas is over. I try to find deals throughout the whole year!

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  6. I have somewhat started shopping. I put in some items in my cart in Amazon.

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  7. I actually like to make many of the gifts that I give for the holidays. I usually purchase a few items during the year and I love all the Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals.

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  8. I start shopping the day after Christmas. I keep an eye out for gifts all year long. My biggest problem is remembering where I hid stuff.

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  9. I start shopping the day after Christmas. That's when you can get the best deals. I have a really good hiding spot.

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  10. Lori Faires

    I shop for Christmas all year long. When ever I see something that's on sale and fits a person on my list I buy it.

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  11. I shop all year looking for just the right gift and price.

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  12. I shop all year as I find great deals. It's the only way I can afford it and get it all done. I am a big procrastinator when it comes to wrapping though. I usually have a marathon session Christmas Eve.

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  13. I am a last minute shopper waiting for the bargains.

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  14. I start looking around Halloween and actual shopping on Black Friday.

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  15. I'm a shopper. I have a set of shelves in the back of my closet where I put gifts. When I find something that I think will be perfect for someone, I buy it, put a stickynote on it with their name & put it on the shelves. Whenever there is a birthday, special occasion, or the Holidays, I am prepared with a gift. I have twelve grandkids, so I always have to have something!

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  16. I start on Black Friday and end on Christmas Eve lol

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  17. I start thinking about Christmas gifts sometime in October. But I typically don't actually get the shopping done until the second week of December (after my birthday, LOL).

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  18. I shop through the year. I also tend to make a number of gifts as I am a knitter and I love to bake items that I know that others enjoy.

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  19. Christmas is a busy time of year. This would be awesome to win

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  20. I'm generally an early shopper, however, with the horrible year that we've had (hospitalizations, surgeries, Illnesses, not working, etc) I have not been able to afford to purchase anything yet! I've been having panic attacks for a couple of months now, fretting over Christmas and how can I make it a Terrific one for all of the kids! I have to purchase for at least, my daughter & grandkids (who live on Fort Campbell, KY) kids are 4 and 1 1/2! Plus the 2 here at home; ages 5 and 9! I'm totally freaking out because, by now, I'm usually almost done! I haven't even been able to get started yet because of the money situation here at home! Thanks, Michele

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  21. I usually start the first of November though I have been known to have bought some gifts as early as August.

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  22. I don't do much shopping for the holidays as our family doesn't exchange gifts.

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  23. I do not have a lot of shopping to do during the holidays but what I do, I do methodically, over a couple of months watching out for sales on the items I want.


    alyce poalillo

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  24. I start my Christmas shopping as soon as Christmas is over. I look all year for sales and good deals.

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  25. I start around the beginning of December!

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  26. I usually start early in Oct. but most years I still end up doing a lot of last minute shopping.

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  27. I usually try to start holiday shopping in January, but this year, I didn't really get started until October.

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  28. I sometimes pick up a thing here and there, but most of mine is last minute. I keep saying, next year I am going to start early...never seems to happen. :)

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  29. I already started shopping this week! I'm a planner, gotta start early!

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  30. I have started my shopping. I don't like waiting until the last minute as things are picked over so I start early.

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  31. Honestly I am a last minute shopper but this year I want to start on Black Friday

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  32. I usually start Christmas thinking (the pre-shopping) in September or so. I usually keep an eye out for deals on those items in October/November and finally rush out in December to pick up everything last minute!

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  33. I start shopping right after Thanksgiving and usually finish about a week before Christmas.

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  34. I usually start my holiday shopping right after halloween, but it's really hard not to get overly excited and start way early.
    I always end up spending more than expected on gifts because I start early though!

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  35. I usually start in December when the budget for it is more planned out. So I am more of a last minute shopper for sure.

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  36. No shopping for me. Keep it simple. PLEASE!

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  37. I start Christmas shopping all through the year. I look for all sort of things from toys to electronic thingies.

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  38. I usually don't start shopping until after Thanksgiving and wind up being out on Christmas Eve making last minute purchases. I procrastinate a little too much.

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  39. When I did a lot of Christmas gift giving I would shop all through the year. Now I mostly shop in December for stocking candy and small gifts. Would never go out on Black Friday because I don't really like shopping and to me that day is insane!! LOL!

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  40. I always intend to shop early, but it never works out that way....always down to the wire here!

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  41. I alwaysalways say I'm going to start in Augus, however, I never do. I end up being a last minute shopper.

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  42. I do my holiday shopping all year. I keep an eye out for deals and clearance sales and stock up on gifts.

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  43. I start and finish my shopping the first 2 weeks of December. I am a planner and know exactly what I'm getting for everyone before I start shopping. The past few years I have done most of my shopping on-line and have only went to the store for a few things.

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  44. I'm kind of a last-minute shopper unless I think of great ideas early enough.

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  45. I make holiday lists and I start about now.

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  46. I am a planner and have already started but to be honest I am guilty of shopping for more or last minute stuff on December 24th! That whole last week before christmas I am constantly running out to pick up more stuff that I forgot or think i may need.

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  47. I try to plan ahead, honestly I do! But we have 5 children, 2 of their spouses and 9 grandchildren. So usually I am still running around at the last minute.

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  48. I get all of my shopping done on Black Friday or later. I'm an impulse shopper.

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  49. I have to shop on a budget,time and sales, I prefer not to shop at the last minute but money emergencies keep jumping up every time I think I have funds to spare a stove break down,car trouble,doctor bills,the necessities of life take the front seat but I still have the Christmas spirit and I do the best that I can.

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  50. I usually start at the beginning of the month of November, but this year I will be starting when I get home from work (traveling nurse) & yes I do some last minute shopping!

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  51. I started mine last year with Christmas clearance.

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  52. I shop all year round I am a planner, I love to get a deal so I am always looking and planning

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  53. I usually start my holiday shopping at the first of December. I try not to put it off to the last minute, but there are always a few gifts that end up being bought a day or 2 before Christmas. I do a good deal of online buying as well.

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  54. I try to pick up things during the year, but I am actually starting to buy now and expect to finish on Black Friday

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  55. I shop year-round but I'm not as much of a planner as I probably should be. I buy stuff when something jumps out at me as being perfect for someone -- especially if I can get a good deal on it. But then when it gets to be about December I realize that I still need to buy presents for about half the people on my list and and go into shopping panic mode.

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  56. I start shopping a month or 2 before christmas, but I wait until last minute if I don't know what to get someone.

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  57. I am definitely not an early shopper. I don't know how some ppl start planning in July. lol I usually start off strong in December and get the bulk of it done. then every year I'm always struggling to find those last few gifts usually a couple days before Christmas.

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  58. It changes every year as to when I start but I always do it little by little. When I start depends on how busy I am, when I'm in the mood to do it, etc. Usually I'm buying the last gift days before Christmas so I guess that qualifies me as somewhat lasy minute!

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  59. I have already finished most of my Christmas shopping! I did a lot of it online this year!

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  60. I always intend to shop early, but often put it off and scramble last minute!

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  61. I start shopping around November. I have not bought anything yet though.

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  62. I usually start my shopping in November. I pick things up as I see them.

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  63. I always have great intentions to start early but it doesn't always happen!

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  64. I like to start early in September. I am a planner.
    Thanks for the chance.

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  65. I tell myself that I am going to get a head start on Christmas shopping every year but I always end up doing it last minute.

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  66. I start early. I usually pick things up as I see them throughout the year, but I do the majority of it after Thanksgiving.

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  67. I usually start my holiday shopping in full swing on Black Friday. I may pick up an item or two before hand but Black Friday is when it is game time.

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  68. I haven't started yet, usually the beginning of December

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  69. I plan. But with 9 grandchildren and 5 children and their spouses, I am usually doing some last minute shopping.

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  70. I start shopping as soon as I see something someone would like sometimes January and sometimes not untilNOvember

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  71. I'm almost done with my shopping!

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  72. I'm a big planner: I make lists for everyone who we buy gifts for; I make lists of all of the stores' offerings; I read blogs predicting the timing for the best prices. I wait quite a while to actually start purchasing, though.

    Amanda

    amanda.townsend2 at gmail dot com

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  73. I am trying to start earlier this year and have already ordered some toys for my grandchildren. But usually I am still shopping on Christmas Eve!

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  74. I start shopping in late October and finish at the very last minute, unfortunately.

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  75. I start my holiday shopping after Thanksgiving. I don't like to start earlier because i like to have a good idea of what I want to purchase. Shopping too early has resulted in gifts that were either already purchased, or minds changed. Of course, like many others I am scurrying at the last minute.

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  76. I've never been a holiday shopper so I do not have a set time. I purchase gifts for people whenever I see something they like regardless of the time of year.

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  77. I like to be prepared for my Christmas shopping. I start in late July/early August when Target has the annual toy clearance. Then I pick things up as I see great deals. I finish my shopping up on Black Friday

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  78. I have already started shopping. I got an early start this year.

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  79. I am sort of a last minute shopper! I plan through out the holiday season what I want to buy and then try and buy it once I find the best deal!

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  80. I am a huge planner and start my holiday shopping the day after Christmas for the following y ear!!

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  81. i like to start early but i all ways end up been last minute shopper for a few family members

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  82. I start in March or April so that I am not stressed out during the holiday season. As of right now I am 75% finished , just a couple of big gifts to buy that I am waiting to go on sale.

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  83. I like to plan ahead, so I'm on the lookout for holiday gifts all year long! I never leave holiday shopping 'til the last minute!

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  84. for financial reasons usually at the last possible moment because I dont know how much i will have to spend

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  85. I HAVE STARTED THIS YEAR, BUT NORMALLY ITS AFTER THANKSGIVING

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  86. I am normally a last minute person,,we try to see what money we will have after saving to as close to Christmas as possible because that extra $10 from each paycheck we can manage to save helps get another gift

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  87. I shop whenever the heck I find something I need. I have been saving stuff all year for the niece's and nephews Christmas!

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  88. I shop year round because with 5 kids it's the only way to lessen the expense.

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  89. I tend be a last minute shopper. Should start earlier, just never do,
    Jennifer Rote

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  90. I like to start in September, but sometimes I am not able to

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  91. For many years I started shopping right after Christmas, shopped Christmas in July sales and even the (now - for me) dreaded Black Friday sales. Since we're now retired and the (10) grandchildren are pretty much grown-up I shop less. Because I'm shopping less I tend to put if off until December!

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  92. I'm a shop year round kind of person.I love the thrift stores.also the stores have great markdowns after each holiday,to eliminate stock.I'm a bargainaholic.also that leaves me with more money to buy other things not on sale.

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  93. I usually start around Halloween to buy my gifts. When the weather starts to turn cool I get in the mood!

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  94. Last minute. I hate shopping. I try to avoid but I do make a plan. Then walk around in a dazz doing it. Lol

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  95. I do my shopping last minute since I find more sales closer to the holiday

    Carla C

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  96. Marnie G (Derrick Todd)November 16, 2014 at 4:29 AM

    I typically pick up things throughout the year when I'm out and about and then (right about now but I haven't done it yet) I pull everything out that I've gotten to see what I have for who and what I still need to get. On Black Friday, I try to crank out all of the shopping and get most of everything else I need which leaves December for me to pick up odds and ends and eliminates some of the hassles of shopping.

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  97. Honestly I usually start shopping for the children in October. But this year due to family problems I will not be able to do the normal shopping. It is a real bummer but everything happens for a reason. Just not sure why this happened. :D

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  98. I don't usually start my holiday shopping until Black Friday.

    rtrexel@gmail.com

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  99. I'm a planner - I already started for Christmas.

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  100. Unfortunately, I'm a procrastinator. There has been plenty of years where I have finished my shopping Christmas Eve!

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  101. I start my shopping early. I start for the next year right after the holidays are over. I also shop continuously throughout the year, especially end of season merchandise. This way, I am not scrambling at the last minute.

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  102. It seems that every year I try to start early, and end up scrambling at the last minute. This year, I started a little early, and am hoping to finish early.

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  103. I usually start shopping at the beginning of November. I would shop all year long, but I would end of giving the gift to the person before hand because I wouldn't be able to wait.

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  104. Ive started now and just go little by little. Some years I start real early, some in Nov. I do a lot on Black Friday

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  105. I try to start in september, but most is In december. :)

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  106. I start looking in November for gifts. Just browsing and such, sometimes picking up small things. December is when I usually end up buying the bigger gifts, even though it should be earlier.

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  107. We do our shopping in the summer. We are self-employed outside and that's when we have the most income.

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  108. I plan holiday shopping early in the year so by the time the holidays roll around I am already complete. I like to shop earlier in the year as I see things on sale that I know friends and family will love.

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  109. I start shopping in July or August and usually finish right before Christmas.

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  110. I start in august. I hate waiting til last minute.

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  111. I start in July or August.. it helps to spread the bills out a bit and avoids the crazy rush. I also have extended family who live in South america so everything has to be in the mail before thanks giving. I rarely finish before Christmas eve!

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  112. I'm a last minute shopper. Every year I say I'm not doing it again the next but then I'm still out there at the last minute!

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  113. I started my Christmas shopping a couple of weeks ago, and will probably finish by the beginning of December.

    tderosa142 at gmail dot com

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  114. When my kids were younger I was a huge planner but now I tend to last minute everything. Just seems to lose the magic of snowflakes and wonderment when the kids lose the sparkle of Santa.
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

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  115. While I do try to plan my Christmas shopping, I don't usually start until sometime after Thanksgiving. If possible though, I do avoid last-minute shopping.

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  116. If I see something while I'm out and I know someone who would want it, I just pick it up whatever time of the year.

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  117. I start holiday shopping this month in Novemember. I like to wait for the sales.

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  118. I shop all year long for xmas gifts finding stuff on sale!

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  119. I use to shop early but this year it is going to be a last minute shopping ordeal for me but i am mostly shopping for my grandson so it shouldnt be to bad

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  120. I usually don't start until after my husbands birthday 12/8, however, this year, since we are having to travel for Christmas week, I have already started a little bit..as I can, while also planning his birthday.

    Samantha (samdaleo)
    jamesmadison1974@gmail.com

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  121. I shop year round - whenever I find a good sale or something special that's a must-have - & stash things away.

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  122. We actually don't have money to do gift shopping and thus don't...

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  123. I usually start either the week or day before Christmas. I don't have very many people to buy for.

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  124. I start shopping the first week of December and I do it online to avoid the crowd,and it saves me time because the stores doesn't always carry what im looking for

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  125. We usually don't start until the last minute due to waiting on the Christmas bonus

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  126. Usually we'll start on black Friday, and go from there. Sometimes I'll buy things last minute too. I'm a terrible giver for the fact that I will buy someone something, and be so excited to give it to them, that I usually will give it to them before Christmas. My husband knows this and will get it out of me too lol.

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  127. I usually manage to get a lot done early, but then always seem to have a rush of last minute items to get right before Christmas.

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  128. I start when I see a good price for something I think someone who love.

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  129. I try to plan as much as possible but am more of a last minute shopper.

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  130. I start around August and never is done til right before Christmas.

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  131. I start as soon as I make the closet space.. There are always deals year round to pick up for the holidays.

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  132. Usually a last minute shopper. This year I am completely done, I have some presents to wrap and a few packages to send out.

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  133. I kind of shop all year long. When I see something I think will be good for the holidays, I buy it. I usually start my serious shopping around October.

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  134. I start holiday shopping as early as August and September. I am definitely a plan ahead kind of person because I have very low funds and three kids plus tons of nieces and nephews that I try and help buy for.

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  135. I start Christmas shopping right after Christmas, I shop sales when I can and I enter contests to get Christmas gifts. I try to spend the least amount of money possible because I am disabled and on a limited income.

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  136. I try to start in early November. I sort of plan, but there are some things I buy up until the last minute.

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  137. I shop all year around have a little closet for my finds

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  138. I always start shopping last minute. Not until 2 weeks before the holidays

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  139. I shop all year long. I pick up things all the time when I find them on sale, and store them in a special "gift" closet. When the kids' birthdays roll around, I empty the closet and wrap anything I've bought for them. At Christmas, I empty the closet again and wrap presents for Christmas.

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  140. I try to start in November. So far I've gotten my kids a few presents. I don't like waiting until the last minute, I get too stressed!
    snowwolf222@yahoo.com

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  141. I usually start shopping in October because that's when I find some great deals and that's when my kids start talking about Christmas. I'm a big planner, and I'm always looking for the best deal.

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