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Are you having problems buying christmas presents this year??

With the economy and all that jazz.. are you doing anything to make extra money or making gifts?? Doing anything differently?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:59 AM on Nov. 24, 2009 in Shopping

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  • I joined AVON so I could make some extra money during the Holidays. Im also getting ALL of my gifts from there. B/c I sell I get discounts :) They really do have cute gifts for everyone! www.youravon.com/rebekahmiller
    beka03

    Answer by beka03 at 12:02 PM on Nov. 24, 2009

  • I'm having problems, but not in the way you mentioned. I have found that stores are severely understocked and I keep finding they are already out of whatever I have come to buy. I keep getting the story about how the truck came last night and they sold out before closing.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:03 PM on Nov. 24, 2009

  • Im actually doing a couple of bake sales one this weekend and one on Dec 5th. Thats how I'm making extra money. I am making some gifts. Like to all the grandparents Im making a photo collage.We live 14 hours away from them, so they dont get to see there grand kid much.
    armywife2009101

    Answer by armywife2009101 at 12:05 PM on Nov. 24, 2009

  • I'm not buying like I used to that's for sure..everything is so damn expensive it's insane...my little one asked for a nintendo ds and it's like $120 He already has a ps2 and tons of games and he's only 7 he's too little for those..I'm considering just buying one inexpensive cool toy and stuff he needs and my daughter is 13 wants a $200 gift card from walmart but that's not happening either maybe $50 My other son is12 and don't care what he gets as long as it makes him happy. but I used to spend close to $200 a kid but more like $70 this year...
    chica679

    Answer by chica679 at 12:18 PM on Nov. 24, 2009

  • I'm putting most on credit cards which isn't smart by any means but I do what I have to do. I try not to spend as much but it's hard cause I love shopping for others.
    drpepper73

    Answer by drpepper73 at 12:55 PM on Nov. 24, 2009

  • I'm making gifts for friends and family. I love to bake, so I'm giving homemade breads and cookies. Also, my family and I are going to volunteer to help distribute gifts through a local program for less fortunate families. I can't wait!
    Robsmommy

    Answer by Robsmommy at 1:16 PM on Nov. 24, 2009

  • can not afford gifts for anyone this year! even my kids...one is 15, she says she understands..the other is 4 - he's not going to understand. Grandparents will be giving the gifts to the kids. We are barely hanging on to our house....it is surprisingly sad.
    mxgirls

    Answer by mxgirls at 1:50 PM on Nov. 24, 2009

  • i just buy a little here and a little there with each paycheck that dh brings home. Im just about done. All i have to get now is stocking suffers.
    Bekah062205

    Answer by Bekah062205 at 3:37 PM on Nov. 24, 2009

  • Not really I got all my kdis presents and spent about the same, I know alot of people that cannot though.
    Ibelongtojesus

    Answer by Ibelongtojesus at 4:45 PM on Nov. 25, 2009

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