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AnninGlos Report 19 Nov 2012 17:30

Because I have written all my cards and bought most of the presents. Aaaand I have also wrapped quite a few as well.

It concentrates the mind when some family presents have to be delivered next weekend and some the weekend after. :-)


Island Report 19 Nov 2012 17:41

Well done Ann - that gives you plenty of time to do mine :-D :-D >>>>>>>>>>runs


Barbinsglos Report 19 Nov 2012 17:52

Hello Smuginglos

Well done to you but I'm still just thinking about it all

Ann while your there could you please ask Island to get rid of Mona or at least give her a shave. Its spooky


Island Report 19 Nov 2012 17:54

I can read you know :-P :-D :-D :-D


AnninGlos Report 19 Nov 2012 17:57

:-D :-D
Noooo bad enough doing mine, over 100, can't even think of doing any more. Oh I also today wrote several (well typed) catch up with news letters :-) :-) :-)


Barbinsglos Report 19 Nov 2012 18:13

Were you a secretary in a previous life Ann?????

Sorry Island I just thought you might do it for Ann, but not for me
Iam spooked enough by Hayley and I SHALL be having bleddy nightmares tonight

Pretty pleeeese

Lovely smiles winging your way :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D


Dawnieher3headaches Report 19 Nov 2012 18:37


done all presents to be sent which includes a birthday as well, done some of my lot but got a bit more done today as when they moved in Lis and Ben said what they suddenly realised they needed so gave them a couple of presents early so they can use them, they still have a couple here they can have on the day.

Got to think what to get mum and dad I mean they have everything lol plus dad is 70 just after christmas so need to plan that as well.

Cards are written but no addresses on yet as I usually do labels for regular addresses but puppy chewed memory stick they were on so had to ask dad for addresses for my side and asked Steve sister for their side arghhhhhhhhhhhhh

d x

Mo in Kent

Mo in Kent Report 19 Nov 2012 18:52

Thanks to you Ann, my cards for OZ and NZ will arrive in time. I haven't written the ones for this country yet though.
I think I will need to take out a second mortgage for the stamps though. Love Mo

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 19 Nov 2012 19:07

We will be doing a Hampshire / Surrey visit soon to do a parcel drop, when we need to visit that area anyway and I am taking Christmas cards and a birthday card for early December too... It's up to them when they open them. Daughter is bringing her cards over to give to the same people, so between us we should save a fair bit on postage.

No presents wrapped yet and no idea what to buy the menfolk of the family.... but I've made a start on others.



Paula+ Report 19 Nov 2012 19:09

I am now (semi) retired and so for the first time ever I am so organised am almost scaring myself. I wrapped six presents on Saturday, went into the City on Sunday and brought the Christmas cards and most of my Christmas presents. I am buying the rest online.

So Ann I am with you and feeling extremely pleased with myself.



GinN Report 19 Nov 2012 20:33

I wrote all my Christmas cards today, but now need to start on my Dad's, as he's unable to write now. He sends more than me!
I find present buying quite hard - what to buy - money seems such a cop out, but older grandchildren prefer cash, anyway.
Never mind, a few more weeks and it will all be over.


Paula+ Report 19 Nov 2012 20:40

:-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D @ Geordie


AnninGlos Report 19 Nov 2012 21:16

We do give the older grandsons some cash but buy them small presents as well. Not too bad as they all liver away from home and for small gifts they are always grateful for things like special mustard, horse radish, spices etc. all the men in daughter's household have things for the kitchen, they all cook.

Mo I bought enough stamps for Christmas before they went up early in the year but I may have to cut down next year.


Island Report 19 Nov 2012 23:09

There goes Ann with liver again :-0

Are you planning tomorrows tea me dear? :-D :-D


supercrutch Report 19 Nov 2012 23:35

Smug! I've gone right off you :-P

Haven't even thought about them yet :-(


Island Report 19 Nov 2012 23:39

Nor me Sue. I might not bother and just front it out :-D

"Oh tsk. You just can't trust the post these days" :-0


supercrutch Report 20 Nov 2012 15:50

LOLOL@Island, never thought of that ;-)

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~ Report 20 Nov 2012 16:03

Well done Ann :-D

I have brought all the presents and cards and just have to wrap them up which I hate with a passion and post them....Got to do it before 11th Dec as im having an op on some toes on both feet and won't be able to wear shoes and socks for 6weeks!! :-S....I find writing cards difficult because of my hands and weakness in my arms so i'm going to take my time doing them, I have about 40 to write..

Jules x


AnninGlos Report 20 Nov 2012 16:13

Hi Jules, I hate writing the addresses but we have a label programme on the pc and OH prints out all the labels. Do 5-10 a day, take it slowly and I am sure people appreciate them all the more for knowing how hard it is for you.

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~ Report 20 Nov 2012 16:18

Ann I wish I had a label programme :-D