by graceandham 07 Mar 2020

Christmas 2020 - For those in our fold like Pennifold, who are forging forward into stitching for December, I would like to offer a word of encouragement to the procrastinators and laggards in our group. I have just found the last never-wrapped Christmas gift for 2019. It was not a stitchout, but rather a purchased gift for one son. I know he'll be thrilled that the gift really does exist.

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by gerryvb 09 Mar 2020

thank you for the laugh, but please let we have summer first. Bye the way sometimes I forget it too I already had a gift for someone and than make or buy another......to found out later I already had something ....

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graceandham by graceandham 09 Mar 2020

Have a great summer!

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by pennifold 09 Mar 2020

Ha ha ha Betsey, I've done that many times. I now have a couple of shelves in my wardrobe filled with Christmas and birthday gifts, and that way I always have something on hand in case I've forgotten to buy a gift for one of the family. I hope your son loves his gift. Love Chris

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by marianb 09 Mar 2020

Can't help but laugh this is me all over, I even misplace birthday gifts as I try to buy in advance.

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by cfidl 09 Mar 2020

I still have my star in the window. I thought about making a red heart with lights for Valentines day, a shamrock, a flag for the 4th of July etc... Lol! I have found gifts in the past that were never given. Now I keep them in the stock pile until wrapping time.

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by lbrow 09 Mar 2020

Can't help but laugh Betsey. Same thing happened to me once but took almost 9 months to accidently find it while looking for something else. Since I buy and make all during the year my daughter's suggestion was purchase a bin and put gifts only in it . It works for me. Keep the bin in bottom of a closet mostly used for storage only. Q

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marianb by marianb 09 Mar 2020

good idea..

graceandham by graceandham 09 Mar 2020

Lillian so glad to see you pop up! I have been concerned, which means deep in prayer. How are you feeling?

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by noah 08 Mar 2020

You will make him smile I AM:);)

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by sewmadau 08 Mar 2020

Christmas oh no not yet please. Still recovering from 2019 LOL

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by hightechgrammy 08 Mar 2020

I just took down our Christmas tree and decorations on Thursday!

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graceandham by graceandham 08 Mar 2020

Thank you, Soul Mate.

gerryb by gerryb 08 Mar 2020

Took my angel tree down that I'd turned into a Valentine tree for the little grands...now I wish I hadn't! It could be an Easter tree!

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by crafter2243 Moderator 07 Mar 2020

I can not even think about stitching for Christmas. Trying to do my Income tax return. You made me laugh. Thanks

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