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Christmas Tree

So my husband and I have a tradition of putting our Christmas Tree up on Halloween (or the day after). Does anyone else do this, or do you do the normal "day after Thanksgiving" routine?

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LovinMyMikayla

Asked by LovinMyMikayla at 2:26 PM on Nov. 3, 2008 in Home & Garden

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  • I'm the day after Thanksgiving kind of girl.. lol :D
    honeys_sugamama

    Answer by honeys_sugamama at 2:30 PM on Nov. 3, 2008

  • I used to do the Thanksgiving thing.
    Now, I am for as soon after Halloween as possible. Why? So my toddler can enjoy the tree longer and so I can get the tree up as I have time instead of rushing to make time during the busier days before and after Thanksgiving.
    As she gets older, I may move it back to Thanksgiving. I'll have to wait and see how busy my life is as she gets bigger.
    kaycee14

    Answer by kaycee14 at 2:37 PM on Nov. 3, 2008

  • I still go with the day after Thanksgiving thing. I'm so busy and I have accumulated so many decorations over the years that I need the time between Halloween and Thanksgiving just to dig it all out and decide what I'm using this year lol
    mrswright1170

    Answer by mrswright1170 at 2:56 PM on Nov. 3, 2008

  • around thanks giving for us i never thought of doing it this early i suppose we could try it some year but we would have to get a fake tree... we like the real ones
    navywifemomkoch

    Answer by navywifemomkoch at 3:30 PM on Nov. 3, 2008

  • I would have loved my dad putting up the tree that early.. When I was younger the earliest he ever put the darn thing up was like a week before christmas!!! I mean, ok, look at it, open presents, take it down. Why not put it up earlier to have time to admire it!!!!
    AidensMommy608

    Answer by AidensMommy608 at 5:38 PM on Nov. 3, 2008

  • We do it hte day after Thanksgiving. While everyone else is going insane shopping, I put some Christmas music on, put on a pot of the good flavored coffee, set out plates of leftovers & invite some other friends or even now-my teenage daughters friends- over. We work on the tree & visit & relax & have fun. My DD & I talk about the memories involved with many of the ornaments. Good times.
    redfairy41

    Answer by redfairy41 at 7:24 PM on Nov. 3, 2008

  • I've done it a few times before but I try to wait usually until after Thanksgiving time to put the tree and decorations up.
    snickers1201

    Answer by snickers1201 at 11:39 AM on Nov. 4, 2008

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