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Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 8 Nov 2012 21:26

Actually Island between you and I, I am a great great Aunt by marriage of course..I was 11 13 and then 15 when I first became an Aunt .

Island

Island Report 8 Nov 2012 21:13

I'm saying nuffin :-D :-D :-D back to Beckham :-0 I see no attic :-)

Wend

Wend Report 8 Nov 2012 21:10

Ooops, sorry Prickles, it's yoohoo hoo made me larf :-D :-D :-D

Wend

Wend Report 8 Nov 2012 20:52

:-D - oh no, you made me larf again Island. Stoppit, it hurts!

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 8 Nov 2012 20:48

Let Coch oot the attic fer a breather!!




:-D :-D :-D

Island

Island Report 8 Nov 2012 20:00

:-D :-D It took a lot of rhinking up Ptickles :-D :-D

Orff to watch Sugar Daddies Babes :-D

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 8 Nov 2012 19:51

Ptickles?

I like it!

:-D

Island

Island Report 8 Nov 2012 19:46

Coo eee Ptickles, didn't see you there.
Just been ogling a pic of Beckham in his pants :-D :-D :-D :-D

Island

Island Report 8 Nov 2012 19:44

Call GR! I think somebody's hacked Hayleys account :-S
Grown up children, great neices :-0 :-0 :-0

Let our Hayley go you you hacker person :-0

Have to say, when my neice was about 8 she batted her eyelashes at me and said "but you ARE a great aunt" creep LOL :-D

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 8 Nov 2012 19:38

That advert reminds me of my younger days Foggy.

I lubs Christmas i do.

:-D

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 8 Nov 2012 19:31

I dont do the all the baking stuff I dont have the time, we normally shop together, like Sheila now the kids are older I dont seem to be governed by lists like I used too now this year as I am sulking I am buying my grown up children and our mums and thats it, I used to buy all the young children in the family my great nieces and nephews however as I never even got a thank you or a christmas from any of their parents I said thats it . no more.

I shop for the pressies,its not the money anymore its what do I buy? I wrap them remember the wrapping paper has to match and be brought buy royal appointment. ;-) I buy and write all the cards I put the tree up and wow betide if anyone tries to help. I cook the diiner and plan it , Itsmytelly will actually be home for xmas day this year , he does wash up and load the dish washer..... :-D

~~~~~~~~~~~ ello Island Gorjess :-D

Island

Island Report 8 Nov 2012 19:22

~~~~~~~~~~~~~Hayley :-D
Have you tried hiding his batteries?

Send him to chez Foggy for a talking to :-D :-D :-D

Foggy

Foggy Report 8 Nov 2012 19:12

I see someone has been watching the advert on TV where it shows a woman doing everything....LOL.

I think lots of men do their fair share around the home including the cooking.


Foggy

Julia

Julia Report 8 Nov 2012 18:16

Oooh I love Christmas and all it entails, even if sometimes it is alot of work for me. Wouldn't have it any other way.

Julia in Derbyshire

SheilaWestWilts

SheilaWestWilts Report 8 Nov 2012 17:15

My answer - we don't bother any more!!!!

Stopped giving gifts years ago, now we just give to the children in the family, the majority of that is money.

I get turned off big time by the mountains of sweets, mince pies, puddings and things which we are 'supposed' to buy/make/enjoy. I will cook a nice dinner, but only do the traditional thing if we have visitors, and even then I don't go overboard and prefer some nice fruit and cheese to all the sickly stuff. Don't like Xmas pud or mince pies anyway :-D.

My main 'effort' goes into 2 shoeboxes for the Link Romania charity, and those have to be done by early November.

I think many people go overboard at Chistmas which is fine if you can afford it and enjoy it, but all too often it fails to live up to the hype.

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 8 Nov 2012 17:07

hello Julia and Co

no he doesnt just moans about the cost, he thinks thats his role or contribution completed :-(

Mersey

Mersey Report 8 Nov 2012 15:29

I promise when the Christmas fairy goes on top of the tree, I promise to be good and help as much as I can LOL ;-) Eeeeeeee brings back memories.... :-D

Island

Island Report 8 Nov 2012 15:25

You won't do it right Mersey, been there :-( :-|

Julia

Julia Report 8 Nov 2012 15:23

Awe shucks, you are a good girl for yer Mam. Any Mam would be proud to call you her daughter.

Julia in Derbyshire

Mersey

Mersey Report 8 Nov 2012 15:15

Awwwwwwwww thanks Julia hun, I promise this year I might help put the crosses in the brussel sprouts ;-) or I might even roll the stuffing balls.... ;-)