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  1. ilovelife

    ilovelife Wishing and hoping!

    53 days till Christmas, who's excited, I am :)
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  3. fillymum

    fillymum synful soul

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    I am too but for all the wrong reasons lol !!!!

    Every year for the last 25 years we have had between 20 and 30 people here for Christmas day and I have enjoyed it but am always very stressed out in the lead up to Christmas and until the first course is on the table.

    I always do a choice of three starters, huge turkey , an enormous piece of pork, Quorn and all the trimmings. I do Christmas pudding, trifle, peaches in Brandy, mince tarts and petite fours. Loads of wine and spirits and liqueurs and beer go with the meal.

    We always have, a Jew, a Muslim and a vegetarian so meal planning is not easy.

    This year I have said " sorry folks, this year I am not doing it " It is such a relief.

    We will pick up the old lady and do a very nice Christmas lunch, take her home at about 6p.m. and have the evening with just us and our lovely animal family the T.V. and all the Christmas reruns.......bliss !!!

    On Boxing day I will do a buffet lunch for about 10 of us.

    I love Christmas and everything about it, but this year I want a break.
  4. *EB*

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    I love chrimbo! My birthday is the 29th too!!! :)
  5. chris_s

    chris_s Less of a man each day

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  6. chubbyemma

    chubbyemma Silver Member

    Im loving it already, i think i like the run up to christmas more than i actually enjoy christmas itself!

    just bought all my cards for the family, the ones with mum and dad and son on, and it cost me £15 ,thats before i even buy a present!!

    im with you Sue, this year i want a break and to relax more over christmas, sounds like you have a plan :D
  7. Sexyeyes

    Sexyeyes Full Member

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    I love xmas im sooo excited and my birthday is also the 29th of december :)
  8. *EB*

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    Birthday Twins!!! :)

    I need to check what i bought in the sales last year cos i am sure i have 100's of cards i got at 75% off!!! hehe! and wrapping paper! x
  9. ilovelife

    ilovelife Wishing and hoping!

    Happy birthday Ellebear and Sexyeyes for the 29th :)
  10. ilovelife

    ilovelife Wishing and hoping!

    I have been waiting ages for the shops to clear Halloween stuff and it all to Christmas like :)
    My OH told me off for buying to many Christmas decorations lol
  11. *EB*

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    i dont think you can EVER have too many chrimbo decorations!!! i love my oversized penguin doorstops!!! they are the best....i get very sad in Jan when they have to come down!!! haha! x

    I was in Primark on Sunday and eyeing up all their stuff - its like soooo ace/cheap!! haha! x
  12. Claireybella

    Claireybella Gold Member

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    I love Christmas and I can't wait to put up my decos! Off to my mum's next weekend, gotta wrap up her pressies and take em with me. Then whilst the boys and my step-dad amuse themselves, we're gonna have a girlie day, Christmas shopping! Ha ha!!
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