Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Am I the only one????

Please tell me that I'm not the only one that hasn't even started Christmas shopping. I'm sooooo bad. I really hate to shop. Well I don't hate to shop if I have lots of money and if I was say a size four and buying clothes for myself. But since I don't have lots of money and I'm a little larger than a size four I really hate to shop. Especially for Christmas.

I love my family. I have the best kids in the world (most of the time), an absolutely wonderful husband that I adore, the best parents and in laws, a fantastic sister and the sweetest, most gorgeous niece. That being said, I have no idea what to get any of these wonderful people.

I do know what we are getting the kids. But this one thing that each of them are getting cost more than we usually spend on them for Christmas. I will let you know what it is after the day, don't want to let the cat out of the bag. But since that is so high we will be spending more on them this year because I want them to have more than one little present to open. But I have no idea what else to get them. Emma is really easy to buy for. She likes anything girly and pink. Colton on the other hand is so hard to buy for and we just got finished with his birthday. He has no idea what he wants either. Everytime I ask him he says "I don't know." He told my mom he wants french toast sticks or a ham. Last year he told everyone he wanted a new mattress. People are going to think I starve my kids and make them sleep on a hard floor.

All the other people that I buy for always get what they want or need when they want or need it. What do you get people that have everything? I always feel like I never get good gifts. You know there are some people that just know the right gift to get. My aunt Wanda is like that. She always gets the coolest gifts for everyone. I have always loved getting gifts from her. I can still remember the Fashion Plates game she bought me when I was a kid. I had so much fun with it. I wish I could be more like that. Its like she puts so much thought into the gifts she gets.

I always say I'm never going to wait to the last minute again. I want to enjoy the holidays and not feel stressed. But every year I seem to wait later and later before I even start. I really need to stop doing this to myself. I always dread the holidays so bad, because of the shopping. I need to get a better attitude about and be thankful that I have wonderful people in my life to shop for. I just wish they were a little easier to shop for though!! I better start searching the web for gift ideas, I just hope I'm not too late.


Nancy M. said...

I used to always wait till the last minute! This year I am almost done! But, don't worry, there are a lot of great deals right now! I've bought a lot of my gift from Amazon using the swagbucks I have earned. I like shopping online much better than going to the stores!

Good luck shopping!

Rebecca of Sunny Morning Farm said...

Well honey do you want a list? I was in the mall today and I found so many things that I NEED!!! So did your neice! I think her NEED LIST is longer than mine!! hahaha

I can give you some ideas of things for the rest of them if you would like me to!

All I want for Christmas is for every one in my family to be healthy and happy!!! So if you can take care of that one I am happy too!!!!!

ps. You really do have a good family!!!!

Leslie said...

I want a list. Please. Well your always easy to buy for Mom I know if I like it you will like it. Its all the others that I have a hard time with.

Beck's Country Living said...

No you are not the only one I have not got one thing under my tree it looks so sad :( so we will shop the last week we will find good deals

~OurCrazyFarm said...

There are more of us out here that have not finished our Christmas shopping! Or have hardly even started it! I am not a good present buyer either:) But the day is coming, ready or not, so I better get in gear!

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