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To Put The Christmas Tree Up This Weekend?

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porkchopsandwiches Fri 23-Nov-12 21:44:12

DH wants to put the tree up now. His says loads of people have there trees up and, we've just had 8 bad months with DH being ill and out of work. We need cheering up.

I love our christmas tree too, but i could wait another week.

aibu not to?

Morloth Mon 26-Nov-12 08:28:17

Ours goes up first weekend in December and down first weekend in January.

If you want yours up now, why not? It is your tree and your Christmas, it doesn't matter, make yourself happy.

thebody Mon 26-Nov-12 08:35:18

Gosh, really hope the poster who encourages her children to shout chav as people have put up their tree, is joking.

We have had a terrible year after nearly loosing dd in an accident.

She wants the tree up this weekend to cheer her up and so we have.

VivaLeBeaver Mon 26-Nov-12 08:35:24

Mine is up. Put it up on Saturday.

Last week I thought this weekend just gone was the first weekendin dec. so promised dd we would put it p at the weekend. On Friday I realised it was still November but dd was so excited we had to doit anyway.

impty Mon 26-Nov-12 09:15:33

Well mine won't be up until half way through December. But you do what you like!
Merry Christmas! grin

OptimisticPessimist Mon 26-Nov-12 09:21:19

Ours is going up this weekend - we always put it up the first weekend in December and take everything down on NYD ready for DS1's birthday on the 2nd.

Mosschopz Mon 26-Nov-12 09:23:20

12 days of Christmas start Christmas Eve, end twelfth night, not as some folk think 12 days before the day.

YouOldSlag Mon 26-Nov-12 09:36:00

Ours went up this weekend and I couldn't give a flying shiny, Christmassy shit if it bothers anyone.

Why on earth do people get upset by a Christmas tree in November? Does it hurt people? Is it noisy? Am I asking people to pay for it? Is my Christmas Tree blocking your drive?

It's late November and I have two small children who love it. I remain unapologetic.

I would also like to say thank you to the people who are tolerant and say "do Christmas however you like".That's the spirit! How other people celebrate or don't celebrate Christmas causes me no bother at all, and my Christmas shouldn't bother them either.

I've had my share of lonely, skint and depressed Christmases. My DH has had Depression and only recently got a job after a long period of unemployment. We have two children who make it all magical and it's our time now. It's cheered us all up and helped us look back with relief that a bad couple of years is over.

Happy Christmas!

MamaGeekChic Mon 26-Nov-12 09:41:58

Just nearly sprayed coffee over my laptop at 'is my christmas tree blocking your drive?' *youoldslag' you've brightened up my morning... I may even put my christmas tree up now in your honour.

YouOldSlag Mon 26-Nov-12 09:44:26

Mama- thank you! Join my Christmassy Club! smile

sue52 Mon 26-Nov-12 09:51:21

we usually put ours up the Saturday before Christmas day and have a party that evening. It kicks off Chistmas for me. I don't mind when other people have theirs. Each to their own.

YouOldSlag Mon 26-Nov-12 09:56:36

I don't mind when other people have theirs. Each to their own.

Exactly. And that's how it should be.

MegaClutterSlut Mon 26-Nov-12 10:06:17

Mine will go up this saturday, I always put mine up the first weekend of december smile

I couldn't give a shit either when other people put theirs up

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