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How early do you start planning Christmas presents??

I just found out I was pregnant with my second a few weeks ago. My husband and I are having serious financial problems. I thought maybe I should go put some stuff on layaway in a about a month for Christmas, because thats the time we will be getting ready for the new arrival. You think its too early? Or smart?

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Asked by leksismommy at 1:50 PM on Aug. 18, 2010 in Holidays

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  • totally smart as long as u have what u need for your baby. I usually start about september :)

    Answer by Walker101 at 1:51 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • I think it's a good idea to be prepared. I was actually thinking about it today... You don't need the added stress since you're expecting, so go ahead and get started. Hope everything goes well for you.

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 1:52 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • i usually start around now. There is a mega consignment sale next week and I usually always find something

    Answer by Owl_Feather at 1:54 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • I january, I have most of there stocking stuff and I ordered some stuff when I was school shopping on line.

    Answer by blue_glass_mama at 2:14 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • I start maybe in the mid summer if I see something I like I pick it up. I don't like Christmas cowds.

    Answer by MyAngel003 at 6:48 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • Oh, didn't see all of question. I had a2

    Answer by MyAngel003 at 6:49 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • ooooooops wish I cld delete w/o minus 5 points. I had 2 babies in Nov and 1 in Dec, that's how I got in the habit of starting early. I had all my shopping done by October when I was pregnant. It's your schedule, buy what you want, when you want, esp so popular things don't run out.

    Answer by MyAngel003 at 6:53 PM on Aug. 18, 2010

  • i actually do my christmas shopping year round lol hubby says im crazy but like i tell him he has a huge family and my family and we usually get out 2 kids something really big for christmas so they can feel special or something they really want. so usually everytime i see something on special i wopud get it and save itlike the other day my nephew loes toystory so i found him the buzz on special so i got him buzz and i just told my sil about it she starts her christmas shopping early and also has my sons resent already so yeah usually the only ones we leave until like november or begining of december are for my kid so i really know what they want

    Answer by Alejandra10 at 5:56 PM on Aug. 19, 2010

  • I start the day after the last Christmas for the next one this is a smart time to start if you haven't

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 6:35 PM on Aug. 19, 2010

  • Now

    Answer by Mom2Just1 at 11:34 PM on Aug. 20, 2010

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