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Do you still decorate if you're going away for Christmas?

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mistressploppy Tue 16-Nov-10 11:26:56

DS and I are going up to the GPs on the 19th, DH following on Christmas Eve. DS is 13mo so it's his first Christmas really grin

Would you get a tree, decorate etc or am I being daft? On the other hand, would it be bah humbug to do nothing?

RuthChan Tue 16-Nov-10 20:17:25

I had the same issue last year.
We went away on the 23rd and got back on the 28th.
I didn't decorate.
That was the right decision last year, but I'm looking forward to putting up the tree this year.

KatyMac Tue 16-Nov-10 20:19:41

Yes but I arrange pay for a Fairy local teenager to take them down before I get back

Iamcountingto3 Tue 16-Nov-10 20:23:13

This year is only the second that we've been at home in 7 years. Always decorate - including tree (although we're rarely away more than 4-5 days...)

nameymcnamechange Tue 16-Nov-10 20:25:06

Of course!

We have tree up from mid december til Twelfth Night.

We are only going to be away for two or three nights (thank gawd).

MarenmjMakesBigPies Tue 16-Nov-10 20:26:11

We are and we won't. Thanks goodness in my mind. Am pg and exhausted and not really feeling like guarding a tree from DD who is 21 months.

I am more than happy to go back to The Village for this years' holiday and let all the other eyes in the family keep watch on her.

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