Organised Christmas 2008.. The countdown has begun!



  • jamtart6
    jamtart6 Forumite Posts: 8,302 Forumite
    Hi jamtart6, sorry this is a bit late getting back to you. Can never pin DS down long enough to ask him anything. Anyway just asked him now and he said it sounds like you saved something else over the file, in which case it probably is lost. Sorry hun. Really did want to give you some good news.
    Luvz Dizzy x

    Aww that is so kind! Thanks for asking him!! I defo did re-write it! I am a numpty :(:o Thanks again Dizzy :)

    :ABeing Thrifty Gifty again this year:A

  • jexysbird
    jexysbird Forumite Posts: 97 Forumite

    I've been following this thread for the last month and have finally read through the last ten pages!

    I thought I would join if that's ok as I am nearly organised, but just need a bit of a push to get things done rather than readiing this thread in the evenings!

    I have all my pressies apart from one. I had 34 to buy for and did start in September. I haven't wraped anything yet - I need to be in the mood- glass of wine and a mince pie on the go!:xmassmile

    Have written cards, just waiting for DD 1and2's school photos to so I can just pop a small pic in to certain family members.

    Tree is up in lounge, fireplace sorted, next dining room and kitchen! I normally leave it till the 2nd week in December, but the last three Christmas's have been pants with various things happening, although just having the kids and hubby there have made it for me, but have not had any real festive spirit the last three years. This year I feel different and want to make it a really good one, so we put it up yesterday and it looks lovely - feeling v. festive now. Also bought some more decs - shouldn't have done really, but found some lovely ones in Raspberry Village for fireplace.

    tomorrows jobs are
    clean bathrooms
    go to school craft fair in morning
    wrap 80 books - for school - presents from school to children after their xmas party
    Sort dining room
    Start wrapping family/friends presents - evening when dh is out galavanting!

    That will do for tomorrow as wrapping will take most of the day!!

    Now off to bed as very tired and will prob be up late wrapping tomorrow night.


    MFW (as of 08/11/11) £7645.90
    Aiming to be mortgage free by Dec 2012 :j
    Sealed Pot Challenge #1628 - £16.00
  • chocolate.orange_2
    chocolate.orange_2 Forumite Posts: 1,934 Forumite
    Ooooh now i dont know where i am suppossed to post ;)

    It doesnt take much to confuse me
    furrypig says:my name is Choccy and I am addicted to nose free stamps as I want to save them all and give them noses!!!:rotfl:
    About me. Im Choccy or Chocolate orange depending on where i am.Yes occasionally i am a total looon who spends too long online,but no where near as much £ as her spendy elves do ..:D
  • jamtart6
    jamtart6 Forumite Posts: 8,302 Forumite
    good luck jexybird! welcome!! :D

    choccy - post wherever you so desire!

    :ABeing Thrifty Gifty again this year:A

  • furrypig
    furrypig Forumite Posts: 2,881
    Part of the Furniture Combo Breaker
    Are we still on this thread or not It's too late and I'm getting very confused will try and find the other one byeee this thread it's been fun xxx
  • sarahf191979
    sarahf191979 Forumite Posts: 3,077 Forumite
    Morning Everyone:santa2:

    Well I didn't manage much of my list yesterday only a bit of washing and paying the bills.:o

    The Snow stayed all day, and the kids school was SHUT!!! :j So we spent most of the day outside in the garden making snowmen:snow_laug , then took the kids to the park for sleding...........then watched Santa Clause & Santa Clause 2........It was such a nice day!! (Although I did feel sorry for anyone who had to work and drive about as conditions were really bad), there is still some snow stuck about in places this morning and lots of ice too.

    But what a wonderful winters day!!!

    CONGRATULATIONS to Triggles and Mr Triggles you must be so excited.

    Thanks to Jamtart and Pinkladymel for starting the new thread so we can all continue to be mega organised next year...and not just for Christmas :j

    And a big Thankyou to everyone for keeping me motivated over the last couple of months.

    Where's the Coffee?? Show me the Coffee NOW!!
  • RoxieW
    RoxieW Forumite Posts: 3,016 Forumite
    morning all :)
    Sooooooo icy here and i really need to go into town but really worried about slipping. May have to do some wrapping instead in the warm :)
    £10 a day challenge Aug £408.50, Sept £90
    "It's not always rainbows and butterflies, It's compromise that moves us along."
  • RoxieW
    RoxieW Forumite Posts: 3,016 Forumite

    this week-
    [STRIKE] put tester pots on walls[/STRIKE]
    more wrapping - ongoing
    [STRIKE] clear space in boys room ready for decorating[/STRIKE]
    get d to print lables
    get d to print personalised xmas stories

    As well as clean bathroom, [STRIKE]ironing[/STRIKE] and general nasty housework booooo

    something for vase from florist in town and wreath
    gift bag (med) for andrew
    gift bag (turq or silver - med) for james
    buy cardboard for labels
    buy slippers for boys
    wellies for me
    pay next account
    [STRIKE] potatoes and milk
    order tile samples
    get more kitchen quote[/STRIKE]
    get floor/wall tiling qutoes and dates
    take xmassy pic of boys for xmas cards
    online shop

    other days -
    more wrapping
    decorate boys bedroom
    buy new table, chairs and accesories/curtains - ikea/next
    decide on paint colour
    decide on wall tiles
    buy tiles from homebase

    PS kitchen fitters will be done by 19th - all being well. Phew!

    £10 a day challenge Aug £408.50, Sept £90
    "It's not always rainbows and butterflies, It's compromise that moves us along."
  • furrypig
    furrypig Forumite Posts: 2,881
    Part of the Furniture Combo Breaker
    Well I am off today and have masses to do but at the moment I'm on hold to virgin who have managed to make a complete hash of my booking for my tickets to Florida next year!!! I only booked this morning and now when I check it hasn't gone through properly and of course I've been charged the full amount arrrghhhh!!!
  • pinkladymel
    pinkladymel Forumite Posts: 1,707 Forumite
    Sounds like a disaster furrypig :S Hope you get get it sorted.

    I'm sorry if I have caused any confusion. Myself and JamTart both have the same people visiting our threads so we decided to conjoin them. This thread needed restarting anyway as it is getting too long.

    Please don't post here anymore, pop over to:

    :xmastree:Self Certified Christmas Addict:xmastree:
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