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When do you place gifts under the Christmas tree?

Just wondering what everyone does.

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Asked by girlneffy at 12:29 AM on Dec. 7, 2008 in Just for Fun

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  • Up until this year, I have waited until Christmas Eve to put the presents under the tree. Everything would stay wrapped in my closet until my boys were in bed, then I'd bring it all out and play Santa. I didn't trust them to leave them alone before Christmas - way too tempting. They're older now (4 & 7) and I can trust them a bit more. Even so, I'm only putting gifts for everyone except my own kids under the tree. I'm also wrapping these gifts right in front of them so they don't get curious as to what's under the paper and get tempted to peek. So far, so good - they are leaving them be.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 12:32 AM on Dec. 7, 2008

  • I've gotta hold off til the night before.. our little cat loves tearing things up!

    Answer by anestheticsex at 12:35 AM on Dec. 7, 2008

  • as soon as i buy them i wrap them and put them under! i just cant help it!

    Answer by ldc90 at 12:43 AM on Dec. 7, 2008

  • We put gifts from family under the tree but we set aside things that will be delivered by santa for Christmas eve.

    Answer by cat1622 at 12:52 AM on Dec. 7, 2008

  • We have to wait until Christmas Eve. I don't think the boys would stay out of them if I put them out now!

    Answer by mom2XandZ at 12:56 AM on Dec. 7, 2008

  • gifts for family (aunts & uncles etc) go out as they are wrapped... for the kids and stuff it is Christmas Eve

    Answer by gypsysmiles at 1:05 AM on Dec. 7, 2008

  • I put the presents under the tree as soon as they are wrapped (except the ones from Santa of course). Then again if my daughter starts trying to open them then they end up back in the closet until Christmas Eve.

    Answer by Nedrin at 1:05 AM on Dec. 7, 2008

  • I put them under as soon as I get around to wrapping them. All but Santa's. He brings one gift and fills his stocking.

    Answer by honeyb3 at 1:08 AM on Dec. 7, 2008

  • I only put the grown ups presents under the tree and Christmas eve is when I put my sons!

    Answer by Gigi1969 at 1:41 AM on Dec. 7, 2008

  • Ditto, Gigi1969.

    Answer by heathermarie32 at 8:12 AM on Dec. 7, 2008

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