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#1 jarerice  OFFLINE  

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Posted Aug 27, 2007 - 11:06 am

How Long do you leave your Decorations up! Do you take them down right after Christmas or in January or after? Our is after the first of the year. There is just to much going on!!!!

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Posted Aug 27, 2007 - 11:15 am

My holiday impaired dh takes everything down right after new years. :(

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Posted Aug 27, 2007 - 11:21 am

DH wants to take them down xmas day or the day after. LOL We put them up the weekend after thanksgiving, so by xmas day, I"m kinda ready for them to be put away. :)

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Posted Aug 27, 2007 - 11:23 am

I take mine down the day after Christmas by then I am ready to get all that stuff out of my living room and have it neat again.

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Posted Aug 27, 2007 - 11:24 am

We take everything down on Jan. 1st.

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Posted Aug 27, 2007 - 12:09 pm

Since my daughter's birthday is January 6th, we leave all the decorations up until then and start to take the stuff down soon after that date.

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Posted Aug 27, 2007 - 1:25 pm

We put our decorations up early, so we're ready to take them down early too! Usually, we put ours up the day before Thanksgiving, so the house is nicely decorated when the family comes for dinner AND so we have a place to put the presents we buy on bf. :D We take the tree down as we are cleaning up from opening our Christmas presents. It's always so nice to see them go up, but just as refreshing to see them go down.

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Posted Aug 27, 2007 - 1:49 pm

We take them down the morning of Jan 1st. then we can enjoy the college football games all day.

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Posted Aug 27, 2007 - 2:19 pm

After Jan 1st somewhere around the 3rd of Jan.

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Posted Aug 27, 2007 - 2:19 pm

After Jan 1st somewhere around the 3rd of Jan.

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Posted Aug 27, 2007 - 3:15 pm

I usually take them down the evening of the 25th... if I can find the time. My dd17's bd is the 26th and my son11's bd is the 28th. The rest of the week is usually busy so I try to get everything down early.

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Posted Aug 27, 2007 - 5:17 pm

November 1 through Jan 7 - I like to leave them up to the beginning of the Epiphany 1/6.
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Posted Aug 27, 2007 - 5:20 pm

After Jan 1st somewhere around the 3rd of Jan.


i think we do it around the same time.
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Posted Aug 27, 2007 - 6:26 pm

I usually have mine down before New Years Day.

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Posted Aug 28, 2007 - 6:29 am

We usually start taking everything down the day after Christmas. I like to get things back to normal.

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Posted Aug 28, 2007 - 7:19 am

Usually we take everything down around Jan 1st. Depends on what we have planned and the weather.

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Posted Aug 28, 2007 - 7:37 am

I usually take mine down by Jan. 1st, if not before. I am usually ready fothings to be back to normal. I will leave my snowmen decorations out until I have to decorate for Valentines Day. I have a big wooden snowman I made that sits outside at my entrance that has a christmas tree beside him. I leave him out until March. I just switch the lights from Christmas to Valentines to shamrocks.

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Posted Aug 28, 2007 - 8:50 am

Jan 1st

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Posted Aug 28, 2007 - 8:57 am

I love snowmen and do leave those out until the end of January.

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Posted Aug 28, 2007 - 9:56 am

I have to take my tree down day after Christmas or the next....cant stand it up without any gifts under it...lol...outside stuff....a week or 2 later.
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Posted Aug 28, 2007 - 10:50 am

I take all my stuff down on new years day. DD's bday is jan 4th so I take it down so I can get party decorations up.

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Posted Aug 28, 2007 - 11:07 am

ok.. I guess my dh isn't such a scrooge afterall. New Years seems to be the norm. I may even start giving in and taking them down a little sooner. He's off the week of Christmas this year and I have to work so I'll probably come home the first day I'm gone and everything will be put away.. LOL

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Posted Aug 28, 2007 - 11:34 am

We put them up the weekend after Thanksgiving and usually have the decorations boxed up by Dec 31st.

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Posted Aug 28, 2007 - 4:34 pm

Day after Christmas.

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Posted Aug 28, 2007 - 6:35 pm

We leave ours up until around the 5th or 6th for Epiphany also.
The gifts you buy this year may not be remembered next year....but the memories you create together will be remembered a lifetime!. :gdhug1:

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Posted Aug 28, 2007 - 6:43 pm

Jan 7

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Posted Aug 30, 2007 - 3:27 am

Day after Christmas, by then the kids, cats, ferrets and dog have pretty much destroyed the nicely decorated tree. And I want the space back.

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Posted Aug 30, 2007 - 4:52 am

haha, probably TOO long!!! we usually get around to taking most of them down by end of January, then the stragglers don't come down till March-ish...

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Posted Sep 9, 2007 - 11:41 am

Depends on the year, never before early January and one year the tree didn't come down til March (we did take the decorations off, except the lights- it was a pre=lit). Life was really hectic then.

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Posted Sep 9, 2007 - 1:35 pm

I just found another stocking last week that the cats had dragged under the bed LOL Usually before the 11th because that's my DD's birthday, but if it's still up, no biggie LOL




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