(Closed) I know it's only August, but…

posted 6 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Are you in the Christmas Spirit?
    HECK YES! : (27 votes)
    20 %
    I like Christmas, but it's way too early to be in the spirit. : (89 votes)
    66 %
    Eh... indifferent : (10 votes)
    7 %
    Not a fan of Christmas : (9 votes)
    7 %
  • Post # 3
    10851 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    My mom was saying last night that Christmas stuff was out at Costco and I couldn’t believe it!!! I feel like it’s too early still!

    Post # 5
    704 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    My husband’s Muslim and I’m not religious so Christmas is just kind of “meh” for us, even on the commercialism aspect. His family’s in Indonesia, and my family is basically my dad and none of us ever want presents so we don’t really plan get-togethers or anything.

    Post # 6
    16213 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    I’m trying to start thinking of gift ideas so I’m not stumped once November/December rolls around!

    Post # 7
    484 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    Gingerbread latte – sounds like an amazing candle ๐Ÿ™‚ As you can tell – I am a candle freak. I love Christmas scents – but my favorite is fall scents! Give me some pumpkin smells any day for my house ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 8
    2697 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Eeep! Looking forward to our first married Christmas together…But, way, way too early. I’m lovin summer!

    Post # 9
    2239 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Heck yes, I’m with you.  I’ve been pinning Christmas things like crazy.  I have started decorating our tree in my mind.  I wanna buy a tree skirt I saw off of Etsy.  Yep.  Christmas planning starts in July.  Hello, Christmas in July.  Yep.  ๐Ÿ˜‰  I’m totally with you.  My Grandma is a Christmas-aholic and I get it from her.  We have a problem some may say…but clearly you wouldn’t so *high five*

    Post # 10
    7609 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper


    That being said, I’m kind of getting pumped about Thanksgiving.

    Post # 11
    1695 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    I am looking forward to Christmas and fall!!!

    Post # 12
    5096 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    WAAAAYYY too early!!  Heat index is over 100!!!  I don’t get in the winter holiday* spirit until November.

    *I’m not Christian, but I still enjoy all the cozy winter stuff – evergreens, baking cookies, hot chocolate, candy canes, etc.

    Post # 13
    3772 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE Christmas… but I also LOVE LOVE LOVE Thanksgiving and Halloween. My solution? I wait until the first week of advent (when Christmastime officially starts) and celebrate all the way through the New Year to Epiphany (when Christmas technically ends) That way all my holidays get their time. One of my biggest pet peeves is when people start prepping for Christmas before we get to celebrate Thanksgiving!!

     As for shopping, I do a lot of it online and it’s normally practical gifts so it doesn’t really get me in the Christmas Spirit per say.

    Post # 14
    1434 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2010

    @mightywombat:  Same. Im not christian but I totally get into the christmas stuff.

    I love fall and winter so I am more in the spirit of Pumpkin pie, smells of cinnamon and nutmeg, fires and lights, long nights and snow:) eeek….

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