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Do you think you spent too much money on Christmas this year?


Asked by poobear5 at 9:32 AM on Dec. 22, 2008 in Money & Work

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  • Oh hell yes! I start Christmas shopping in August after my daughters birthday and I had a great year with my business I'm still spending money. If I could get out of the 2 feet of snow we just had I'd be at the mall!

    Answer by at 9:45 AM on Dec. 22, 2008

  • no if i could find more money i would spend that too. lol

    Answer by jodi205 at 9:34 AM on Dec. 22, 2008

  • I agree with jodi205,I love buying for others,and if I had a million dollars,I would spend it all on people for the holidays.I bought for 40 kids this year,and don't regret one thing.

    Answer by Val504 at 9:45 AM on Dec. 22, 2008

  • No... It's the first year I haven't been able to buy the kids everything they wanted :( .... but it will help them focus on the true meaning of Christmas instead of the gifts! Merry Christmas every one!

    Answer by prettyeyedmommy at 9:54 AM on Dec. 22, 2008

  • yes i DID! but ill think on that goin shopping!

    Answer by lacyjones at 10:14 AM on Dec. 22, 2008

  • I have spent more than I wanted and it has seriously hurt my budget, but I am excited about everything I got for people. I put a lot of thought into what I got and I bargained shopped for those items to the best of my abilities. I can't wait to see everyone's reactions on Thursday!

    Answer by Danielle720 at 10:28 AM on Dec. 22, 2008

  • No, I spent a lot but the last couple of Christmas' have been very tight so I'm making up for it this year.

    Answer by sammiesmom2000 at 10:30 AM on Dec. 22, 2008

  • Actually, this is the first yr that I HAVEN'T spent too much! lol Usually, I spend way more than I plan to. This yr, I've been out of work most of the yr, so I had a very limited budget. I went online, and looked, and planned and was very careful to pick and choose what I was going to buy before I went to the stores, and spent way less than I usually do, and right around the amount that I budgeted for this yr. I think I'm going to start doing it that way every yr now.

    Answer by tropicalmama at 11:24 AM on Dec. 22, 2008

  • nope - this is the time to be generous - i love to buy gifts for everyone -

    Answer by AndreaRUJuiced at 2:33 PM on Dec. 22, 2008

  • I wish I had more money to buy stuff for others, but I just got small gifts.I just could not afford it this year.

    Answer by tropikanagirl at 3:00 PM on Dec. 22, 2008