Friday, October 2, 2009

Have you started yours yet?


Halloween hasn't even arrived yet and so many of my customers are already starting their Holiday shopping. I have to admit it sneaks up on me every year but this year I am going to start it a bit sooner.

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? Are you already done?

Happy Friday!

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30 comments:

Suzanne said...

Great question! I have, because now that my girls are 12 and 14 and we are out of the phase where they "wished" for everything in the Toys R Us catalog, I can actually think about some unique/customized gifts. I'm glad I saw your post...I want to order them a necklace in plenty of time:-)

Ave said...

I haven't started yet!

Dee said...

I keep the holidays in the back of my mind all year long. Right now holiday shopping is REALLY on my mind with my holiday event coming up in a month.

Emilie said...

I always try to start at least thinking about it early. I've got some stuff already either through great deals or stuff I was lucky enough to win through blog giveaways. I do enjoy shopping for Christmas but hate waiting for the last minute. I don't like potentially just picking something out because I can't figure out what to get someone. So impersonal! :)

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Loukia said...

I am getting so excited for the holiday season! I have not started Christmas shopping yet, but I will soon start! You know, I also love the rush of shopping late, like last minute purchases made on the day of Christmas Eve! I love Christmas! :)
P.S. I'm having a giveaway to Sephora on my blog today! :)

I am Harriet said...

No way. It reminds me that snow is just around the corner.

Have a great Friday!
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Eleonora said...

I didn't start to shop yet but I'm thinking on it!

I want to start my shopping early this year.
Last year this strategy worked very well!

I would like to buy handmade gifts, so I guess Etsy wiil be my place of choice for my shopping...

And I will use my cards to personalize gifts!

Tam said...

Yes I have begun getting small things here and there for my two little boys.

AudreyO said...

I havent even thought about shopping yet.

Elesha said...

I have started shopping. I'm determined that I will not wait until the last minute this year. This Christmas is exciting to me because it's my son's 1st Christmas. I plan to spoil him like crazy!

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SparkleFarkle said...

I've got a few stocking stuffers that trickled in over the summer, hidden throughout the house, but now is the time to put my Santa pedal to the metal!

Auntie E said...

I'm done.

hellomynameissusan said...

Started but not done yet. Plan on being done w/ gifts to be mailed (majority) by the end of this month.

Amy said...

No way...

Firefly@www.firefly-shop.org said...

Not yet, usually I start around this time, but this year is all over the place...time is going too fast this year! But by the end of the month I'll start!

blueviolet said...

Oh no, I haven't started at all! I'm usually done by Thanksgiving though.

Clare said...

Im forced to start early to be the last mail date to get presents to my family in England. While I am buying for them, I see presents that I could buy for my family here. I am usually done by November. I have bought one present so far, a book for my Dad.

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TheAngelForever said...

I have started to think about what we may do for a family Chanukah gift, but have not started shopping just yet.

SageMom said...

Nope, but I usually start this month!

Becca said...

I haven't even begun to shop yet.

Marie said...

I'm done but I plan it out throughout the year since our budget is so tight -- I watch for things on sale, etc. no matter what time of year it is :-)

~ Noelle said...

surprisingly... we are almost done!

Shannon said...

I've done a little bit. Most of the time, I start my Christmas shopping on Dec. 26th... for the next year! I try to be done by Thanksgiving, or the first week of Dec, at the latest!

Kailani said...

I haven't started yet but do plan to start shopping early this year.

Jenni Jiggety said...

Oh Lordy no...I are an after Thanksgiving shopper!

Angela Moore said...

I'm actually way ahead of the game this year and have half of my shopping done (thank God for the internet). I'm also wondering what aliens abducted me because this is extremely out of character for me...

Lucy postpartumillness.com said...

I flip flop from year to year. Last year I started in July and this year it has not even crossed my mind. I better get going.

Lucy

sheila said...

I've done a little. Usually I'm DONE by now. This year I don't have enough dough to really start, lol

Erin Bassett said...

Totally haven't started!

Tiaras said...

not even close - and Hobby Lobby already has all their Christmas stuff out!