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#138237 Oct 8th, 2007 at 08:27 AM
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Done any Christmas shopping lately?

I have gotten quite a few things lately. I should start wrapping but I probably won't until the middle of December. lol

#138241 Oct 8th, 2007 at 08:42 AM
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I'm outta paper.....but I tell ya what. I got the CUTEST little seasonal bench. It was on clearance for 12.99 and it comes with little seasonal signs and bench sitters. I love stuf like that. I got one for me and one for my friend for Christmas.

I got a bunch of other presents too but I don't feel like listing it all out....it was 2 packages that weighed a combined 48 pounds. lol I'm just bummed to be out of paper....They should have it out really soon though. I hope.

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They have paper out everywhere here. I can't believe it isn't out there!

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The stores are doing it on purpose....I called and told them, 'Hide the paper on Loz' lol


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Originally Posted by tamara
The stores are doing it on purpose....I called and told them, 'Hide the paper on Loz' lol


lol good move, Tamara. lol

Loz, have you tried the Dollar Tree???

Here in Illinois I have seen it in both Dollar general and in the Dollar tree. Have not seen it in Wal-mart or anyplace else yet though.

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None in my Dollar Tree or Dollar General yet boohoo.....I did buy a few rolls of red paper a week or so ago at the Dollar Tree, it wasn't really Christmas paper but red goes with Christmas right? lol Only bad thing is the rolls in the DT are really short and I went thru those 3 rolls in a flash.

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I need to get myself back into the shopping spirit as well. Lots of stuff being put out in the stores. Wal-mart had Christmas trees on sale two weeks ago. lol

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Guess what? Dad just got me THREE rolls of wrapping paper! clap He said they must've just put it out because it wasn't there Saturday. thumbup

Have paper--will wrap! lol

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Go Loz go lol


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clap Yayyyy! Now you can get your wrapping fix in Loz! lol lol

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Yeaaaaaaaaaa Lozzie !! Have paper will wrap !!!! let the festivities begin !!!


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I wrapped one present yesterday and then I ran out of tape! boohoo lol rspb So I didn't "go" too far! lol

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Oh no. No tape lol You just know that was going to happen grin


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I was so mad! lol I eyed up the packaging tape then decided that would've been more of a hassle than anything......must, get, tape! lol

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Mark bought me TAPE tonight! grin clap grin

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Bless that man, Loz---you married well !!
A man who gets our Loz tape (or christmas paper) is definately a keeper !!!

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Loz is so spoiled. grin

So did you stay up all night wrapping? lol


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So yeseterday I bought 2small plastic totes-(the ones with handles). I fill them up with hair & body care items. One for each girl. I buy nicer things than they use, but I know they would like to have.

I bought some Christmas cards and I stumbled upon some cute $.99 Christmas tree ornamnets. One style is a small rustic "star" like is all the rage this year. Valarie will be thrilled. (I usually add them to certain peoples gifts, as a topper.)

I am beginning to get excited now.


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yay Carol...one more in the Christmas spirit. I am going to pick up a few more things this week end as well. Zellers has pj's 50% off and Christmas cards 70% off this week here.


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Wish I had a Zellers--I like PJ's (got too many as a result lol :wink:)


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Just got some more sale flyers, Christmas stuff is on sale everywhere....don't think they realize Halloween hasn't passed yet. lol


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lol lol I guess not!

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Gotta start pushing it early!!!!! lol I don't pay attention to sale papers much---just buy through the year and then I study the Black Friday papers like they are my homework or something. lol

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I only start buying in October, I don't have a spare place to put anything. My house is too small. I don't even have closets in the bedrooms.


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Oooo, where do you put your clothes?

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I have a double dresser, a nightstand and a 2 and 1/2 ft rod that goes from the wall to the side of the gun cabinet. I don't have much clothes, I could pack all of them in a suitcase lol

I will build a closet some day whenever 'I' get fed up enough and build it myself......and throw out the gun cabinet grin


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Originally Posted by tamara
I have a double dresser, a nightstand and a 2 and 1/2 ft rod that goes from the wall to the side of the gun cabinet. I don't have much clothes, I could pack all of them in a suitcase lol

I will build a closet some day whenever 'I' get fed up enough and build it myself......and throw out the gun cabinet grin


tamara: I hear you---I am lucky enough though that Rod's gun safe is in the basement. rolz


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O.K. bought two large rattan baskets 70% off, bought towels and faceclothes 50% off with a few things from the dollar store as well. Going to make mom and grandmom 'Bath baskets' for Christmas.

Bought a beautiful 24 by 30 inch picture in frame on clearance for $10(might have to keep that for me lol )

Started picking up a few little things(scrapbooking supplies) for DD as well.

I am officially started....


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Tamara: If you have a dollar tree where you live--they have 12 x 12 scrapbooking pages--a set of 10 for $1.00. thumbup
The brand is "Miss Elizabeth's"

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supplies for both of my DD's for christmas--so I am always on the lookout---


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We don't have a dollar tree but we do have a dollar store, that's where I have been picking up supplies. They have rub on transfers and everything. I was amazed at the selection.


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I too was surprised at the selection at our dollar tree as well, that is why I told you of it.

(BTW:I suspect both stores are owned by the same company)


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Hmmm, I wonder. Our store is called Dollarama. Each time I go there, I am surprised at what I find. In fact I went in to pick up a paring knife and ended up spending $32. lol


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I think that happens in every store I got into Tam...even the grocery store. lol

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lol Tell me about it..... Good thing I only go in to town to the Wal-mart and Dollarama once a month.


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I spent $30 in our Dollar Tree a couple of days ago....I never feel TOO guilty though since everything is just a buck and I come out with lots of stuff. thumbup

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That is what I always figure. You get a lot for your money there so I never feel too bad either. Not that I ever feel too bad when I shop. lol I mean it is my money after all.

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lol I had a slight twinge of guilt, but just slight...because that $30 would've paid for the Orbital Sander that Mark wants for Christmas. One of the tools on his list. rolz Oh well, I'll just have to save up some more money so I can go get it! grin

It's really too bad that Walmart doesn't do layaway anymore....that really helped a lot....I'd go early and put hundreds of dollars worth in layaway.

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Yeah it would be nice if they still did layaway. Hardly any stores do that anymore.

The other day James bought one of the things that I had planned on getting him for Christmas. Now I have to figure other things out. rspb I told him about it after he bought it. I said...it is close to Christmas so you have to stop buying things for yourself. lol

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I found Maxi a cool reading lamp that clips onto the book from Avon today. He will be delighted to find that in his stocking!


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Originally Posted by plantqueen
I think that happens in every store I got into Tam...even the grocery store. lol

yep, Jess you are right--I always say that a 1/2 gallon of milk costs $20.00--ya know because of all the 'other' stuff one buys while picking up the milk--or bread--or butter--well ya get the idea--- lol

I got the girls some more scrapbooking stickers today.--I am slowly filling up one of those 12 x 12 plastic storage boxes with scrapbooking stuff for them both.


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