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do you buy gift wrap when they clearance it at the end of the season?

i always did until the last few years. big fight with me and hubby. think saving money but he says no it is storing things for next year and we dont have the room. plus if the kids see it , we have to buy new special paper they havent seen.


Asked by stargazer74 at 1:58 PM on Nov. 23, 2010 in Holidays

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  • End of season and clearance sales are my bestest friends. I LOVE LOVE LOVE them!! I got 90% of my decorations at clearance sales at killer prices.

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 2:57 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • yes. I buy a ton of stuff when its clearanced at 50-75% off

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 2:00 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • I clearance shop all the time... I have gotten my blow ups for 90% off so yes wrapping paper and anything else...
    My Dh is the one usually pointing out the items to grab... and even if I don't have the room, I find it...LOL...

    Answer by gmasboy at 2:21 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • No. I don't use gift wrap. I use gift bags that I can reuse or newspaper...

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 2:00 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • I always do... its at least 75% off and they price it way too high at Christmas, its going in the trash anyway.

    Answer by bjojola at 2:00 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • We do. Also to make sure the kids don't see the santa paper, we wrap it in a couple of layers of the regular paper. We already have to store the left over paper, so why not save money if we can buy it cheaper?

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 2:00 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • I always mean to but never get around to doing it. I'm usually "shopped out" by that time.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 2:02 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • I have gift wrap I've been using for YEARS & i have yet for a kid to mention they've seen it the previous xmas. Guess they are just too excited to get the I buy things on clearance after the holidays. It DOES save money because if I get a roll of paper for a buck, why would I wait & pay $4 next year instead? I got a new tree on clearance last year. Paid $49. It's $199 regular price. Also got some new ornaments. Things that would cost normally 5 or 6 & got them for 2. Some men just dont understand the value of a sale! (my husband does though! He was the one who saw the tree on sale & insisted we get it!)

    Answer by lisa89j at 2:10 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • Yes I do, I can't imagine paying full price for it.

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 2:15 PM on Nov. 23, 2010

  • Why do you have to buy a special paper they haven't seen? That in itself is a waste of money.
    We never buy paper at the end of the season, but we should. We have plenty of places to store it, we just never have the money to buy it.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 2:19 PM on Nov. 23, 2010