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When does everyone put up their tree?

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50shadesofknackered Fri 15-Nov-13 10:35:13

Ours goes up on the second weekend in December normally, although this year I may put it up at the beginning of December as I can barely wait.

GlitteredPinecones Fri 15-Nov-13 10:37:01

The first Sunday in December, so it's the 1st this year grin

BonkeyMollocks Fri 15-Nov-13 10:38:07

The 8/9th .

Ds's bday is on the 7th! wink

Pascha Fri 15-Nov-13 10:38:07

Weekend before christmas, so 21st dec probably. It will be down again before new year.

allmycats Fri 15-Nov-13 10:39:17

the lastweekend before christmas - so 21/22 dec

TheWoollybacksWife Fri 15-Nov-13 11:24:12

Not until DD1 is home from Uni as she wants to help. grin That means probably Sunday 15th at the earliest.

There are 2 houses near where I live with outside lights up already. Lovely to look at and it gets my children very excited but I don't fancy their electricity bill. <scrooge> smile

flipchart Fri 15-Nov-13 11:34:35

The 2nd weekend in December.

Allalonenow Fri 15-Nov-13 11:36:10

Christmas Eve, but don't take it down until 6th January.

AngelsLieToKeepControl Fri 15-Nov-13 11:36:13

Next weekend. I always do it the weekend after my birthday (21st) the christmas lights are my birthday treat grin

Floralnomad Fri 15-Nov-13 11:37:04

Mine will go up on Sunday 8th ,because I'm working that night and I will just leave them to it !

MrsCliveStanden Fri 15-Nov-13 11:38:07

Usually around the 15th December. My neighbour put hers up on Wednesday!

TheYamiOfYawn Fri 15-Nov-13 11:42:06

My tree goes up on the winter solstice and comes down on Twelfth Night.

I am thinking of putting up some festive bunting and doing a wintery mantlepiece thing from the start of December this year.

smudgedgraffiti Fri 15-Nov-13 11:42:45

Ours will be 8 a.m. Sunday 1st December this year (DC already nagging!).

Used to be a week before Xmas pre-DC!

DiaryOfAWimpyMum Fri 15-Nov-13 11:43:12

2nd week in December, I might put it up earlier, first week in December, Ive not seen any yet.

BatPenguin Fri 15-Nov-13 11:50:46

First Sunday of December. I do the tree while DH makes a roast dinner and we have Buble Christmas album playing.

kawaii Fri 15-Nov-13 11:53:07

Not before the 12th of December, usually the first weekend after, so this year it will go up on the 14th.

vixsatis Fri 15-Nov-13 11:55:49

Weekend before Christmas

schilke Fri 15-Nov-13 11:56:09

Usually second saturday in December.

Dawndonnaagain Fri 15-Nov-13 11:59:05

My birthday is December 6th, so not until after my birthday! grin

CloserLook Fri 15-Nov-13 12:02:20

14th December. We have family coming up on the 15th so it will go up the night before.

mirry2 Fri 15-Nov-13 12:03:23

The weekend before Christmas Eve

HuglessDouglas Fri 15-Nov-13 12:09:30

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nancerama Fri 15-Nov-13 12:12:01

Usually on 12th December, but last year all the people selling cheap knocked off trees round here had sold out so I ended up spending a small fortune at the garden centre. I fear this year I'm going to have to get in early.

MrsPeeWee Fri 15-Nov-13 12:16:00

We usually put ours up on the 1st Dec, however my husband is away for the next 3 weeks on exercise (hes in the army) from Monday, so we're considering putting it up this weekend. grin

kissmelittleass Fri 15-Nov-13 12:21:39

Am hoping to have mine up by next sunday 24th nov, only for dd birthday this weekend it would be earlier ;) a mum at the school put hers up last sunday as her dh is so anti christmas and she did it to piss him off cos he went to the it

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