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We got a large family with lots of children. I don’t usually wait until the last moment. I get things when they are on special.

When do you start buying Christmas presents?


Posted by Cynthea Jenke, 23rd April 2015


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  • I buy throughout the year when I find items on special.


  • As soon as xmas is over, if I see something on sale or something I think someone likes I buy it, then it doesn’t cost a heap at the end of the year and I find I buy presents people love rather than rush buying


  • I start keeping an eye out just after Christmas – if I see something great, or on special, I pick it up.


  • I’m like you. I buy things throughout the year when I find them on sale.


  • i shop all year when things are on sale


  • I buy all year, and store in cupboards. Love my catalogues and there is no big expense end of year x


  • I have a gf that starts in june.


  • Because we have a large family i start in january and buy here and there throughout the year


  • I like to get them early as I hate going shopping with huge crowds. Last year I was expecting our Bub in late November so I wanted it all done before then. I started in June when the EOFY sales were on.


  • usually mid year but any time I see a bargin ill grab it


  • I buy presents all year round and use them for various birthdays and Christmas presents. That way you can buy things on special.


  • I like to buy during the year, I try & set out sometype of plan on what I would like to get each child & then keep an eye out for when it comes on special. The older kids are starting to get alot harder to buy for. We do a kris kringle so that helps keep the numbers & $ down.


  • I get things on sale throughout the year and get things on a huge Christmas sale from big w or target.


  • I normally start in October & for the past few years have done all my Christmas shopping online. It is certainly less stressful & everything is wrapped & ready to go before December.


  • At christmas time so I get something they want or need as kids especially change their minds on what is in and out of fashion etc.


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