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When do your Christmas tree and trimmings come down?
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Old 28-12-2009, 2:28 PM
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Default When do your Christmas tree and trimmings come down?

Are you traditional and wait for the full period?

I hate trimmings and trees up after the big 2 days, Mine will be coming down tomorrow.

The latest I've left it is New Years Eve.

When do your's come down? (fnarr fnarr)

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Old 28-12-2009, 2:40 PM
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I usally take everything down on New years day. But this year I gave up and took the tree down last night.
Tree + Kitten = Mass destruction :rolleyes:
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Cards and all little decorations came down yesterday. I was all set to take the tree down, but my OH told me to leave it, so it will come down new years eve, i don't like to start the 1st jan with a xmas tree still up.
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Not sure if ours are down as I havnt looked in the front room yet.

OH does all that stuff.
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Not sure if ours are down as I havnt looked in the front room yet.

OH does all that stuff.
She's a lucky woman is your Mrs!
...Linda xx
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She's a lucky woman is your Mrs!
...Linda xx

She has her jobs and I have mine.

Christmas decorations are not in my list of jobs I'm afraid.
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I like to get them down and put away before we go back to work/school/college - so this year will be next Sunday.
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I usually leave them up until the new year but I'm having to take my tree down today as ds got so much for christmas we just haven't got room to keep it up.

My daughter has loads of past papers to do in preparation for her exams in Jan and needs the table to work on so all of ds's stuff needs to be put away.

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Trimming came down last night, tree tonight.

But in my defence its ds1 birthday tomorrow and since he was born we have always taken them down on 28th so it feels like a birthday for him
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Tree etc came down last night. Have taken it down xmas day night before now.
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we never had any up in the first place......just cards on the mantle
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we never had any up in the first place......just cards on the mantle
no tree?
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no tree?
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nope, never got it out the garage...no kids here over Xmas so never bothered
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nope, never got it out the garage...no kids here over Xmas so never bothered
You sound like my mother!
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they come down when i can be bothered to take them down
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they come down when i can be bothered to take them down

No dear youre getting your decorations confused with your knickers.
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5am boxing day, i couldnt sleep, and i was sick of the sight of my 13 cards and 12 inch battery operated fibre optic tree.
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No dear youre getting your decorations confused with your knickers.
I never take my own knickers down
"I am an insomniac, so I was really excited when I was able to get a full night's sleep. I said to a friend, 'Just keep your fingers crossed that I get lucky again tonight!' Realizing what I said, I tried to correct it and said, 'No, I mean, I just hope that I get some tonight!' After that, I decided to shut up."
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5am boxing day, i couldnt sleep, and i was sick of the sight of my 13 cards and 12 inch battery operated fibre optic tree.
Maybe if someone had bought you a 12 inch battery operated fibre optic something else you wouldn't have so much trouble sleeping
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