When do you put up you Christmas tree?

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When do you put up you Christmas tree?

Postby mommyof4kids » Sun Nov 02, 2008 10:43 am

Now that I am taking down halloween decorations I'm thinking about putting up the xmas tree. My kids are up for it. You think it's to early? I guess going to the stores yesterday and seeing all the decor got me in the spirit!! :D

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Postby Bexx » Sun Nov 02, 2008 10:48 am

Mine is typically up before Thanksgiving. Do what makes you happy!

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Postby coco76 » Sun Nov 02, 2008 10:50 am

Our tree goes up the Saturday after Thanksgiving. We have our family Thanksgiving dinner/get-together on Friday, so I like to wait until all the kids are gone. I have a friend that puts her tree up mid-November though. She says it enhances the ambiance of Thanksgiving. Myself, I wanna get through one holiday at a time! :shock: :lol:

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Postby Kento87 » Sun Nov 02, 2008 10:56 am

The Tree goes up the day before T-Day and Gets decorated after T Day dinner! The Lights on the outside of the house get put up prior to that for testing and adjustment with a t-day lighting!

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Postby sunsmoon » Sun Nov 02, 2008 11:12 am

I love the FALL decorations in the store, but when it gets super Xmasy prior to the actual holiday....that takes me out of the spirit. I don't like my tree to go up anytime prior to the dawn of December.

I too like the one holiday at a time. I love the Thanksgiving spirit, embracing fall, autumn leaves, the march into winter. But I don't want to march into Christmas too early, then I get confused. :oops:

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Postby teknoge3k » Sun Nov 02, 2008 11:19 am

We normally put ours up when we get home from BF shopping. :)

I love decorating for Christmas. It's so fun.
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Postby MikesTooLz » Sun Nov 02, 2008 11:48 am

after black friday shopping I normaly go back home and sleep for a while. Then put up the chistmas tree later in the day or on saturday.
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Postby barrett76 » Sun Nov 02, 2008 12:19 pm

Several years ago my father in law bought a tree that already had all the decorations on it and thought it was so pretty that he left it up the whole year!! With both Christmas's that's 14 months!!

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Postby Jeffg » Sun Nov 02, 2008 1:17 pm

I wait until a few weekends into December.. usually go with a real tree… If you put it up in November don’t you kind of get sick of it, ie becomes ordinary. We save the tree until a few weeks before Christmas that way its special… I still have young kids so they really enjoy the Christmas season…..

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Postby g-man430 » Sun Nov 02, 2008 1:42 pm

Yesterday. :D

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Postby svngpvtry » Sun Nov 02, 2008 2:14 pm

Thanksgiving weekend is when my family traditionally does the christmas decorating. It drives me nuts to see the stores with xmas stuff up already, ruins the spirit.

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Postby cddd » Sun Nov 02, 2008 2:59 pm

Later that evening after BF shopping. We play Christmas music or watch some of our Christmas dvds, eat cookies, drink hot chocolate and put the tree and all the other decorations up. It's our tradition. I love it!....can't wait.

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Postby newyorkcityholic » Sun Nov 02, 2008 3:02 pm

My family usually puts them up in beginning of December and we take them down on January 6 (the day the Magi reached Baby Jesus).

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Postby mommyofanangelbaby » Sun Nov 02, 2008 3:42 pm

My tree goes up December 1 every year. But, I've seen Christmas trees and lights up, een before Halloween, so I say go for it!

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Postby hays4cat » Sun Nov 02, 2008 4:14 pm

I love g-man's idea but we traditionally go to the tree farm after shopping on black Friday and get the tree, put it up either that night or the day next day and spend the rest of the week-end wrapping what we bought, writing Christmas cards, etc! Love it!!! The cats are usually in the tree by bedtime on Friday......
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