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  1. I have only bought one gift for Christmas so far, but am getting my list prepared to start buying more in the next couple weeks. I usually don’t start my shopping this early, not until November, but got a head start this year.

  2. melissa fowers says:

    Not yet but I will start soon!

  3. Lisa Garland says:

    I have started my Christmas shopping. I usually start after Christmas when they have clearance!

  4. We don’t exchange gifts so the only holiday shopping I have is food I buy food items when I see a good sale price and I have a large freezer, so any time now.

  5. I’ve gotten a few things, but I usually do most of my shopping online on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

  6. I start looking for things in Sept. Sometimes I order a few things online Black Friday weekend

  7. Beth Hill says:

    Heck no. I do not start shopping until Thanksgiving. I also have my husband and son with November birthdays which makes it tough!

  8. I have bought 2 or 3 gifts for my teenagers but that’s all. I usually like to start in late October.

  9. Tina McClay says:

    I am currently looking into things my girls want, but haven’t purchased anything yet.

  10. Ashleigh Hall says:

    I usually shop for Christmas gifts all year round.

  11. Have not started my holiday shopping yet. Will wait until December to do it.

  12. Katara Harper says:

    Yes I have started my holiday shopping I usually wai til after thanksgiving

  13. We have started our shopping. We have six grandchildren from 2 to 19 and they are all we buy for.

  14. Marjorie Roy says:

    My friends and relatives all want gift cards for Christmas, so I can shop anytime.
    I love to receive gift cards myself.

  15. Kimberly Camille Tiu says:

    Not yet, maybe by end of October

  16. I have started and usually start as soon as I find something appropriate for someone, even if it’s during the summer months! Yes, I’m one of those who ALWAYS has there shopping done way ahead of schedule, happily!! LOL

  17. Kathleen S. says:

    I usually wait until November to start buying gifts, but maybe I should get on the ball and start buying gifts early!

  18. Joseph Dennis says:

    We have a tendency to wait til dec. ; when we were first married we shopped christmas eve!!!

  19. Not yet, I usually start in December.

  20. Helen Nordstrom says:

    I have for my baby. As soon as I see a deal, I buy the gift. I’m trying to do that for other family members too but they are harder to shop for.

  21. Heather Cain says:

    I will start in December

  22. Nikoletta D. says:

    I shop for Christmas presents in late November – start of December. I usually shop online.

  23. I don’t have the money to start shopping yet or I would. Hopefully in the beginning of November I will start.

  24. Dawn Mason says:

    No, we haven’t started our holiday shopping yet. Our budget doesn’t allow it.

  25. not even close to starting, especially since we have a lot of family birthdays towards the end of the year I need to take care of first

  26. susan smoaks says:

    No i haven’t started my holiday shopping yet. i might start typically around black friday!

  27. Teresa B. says:

    I usually start after Halloween πŸ™‚

  28. Niki Petersen says:

    I have actually started a little bit. I have bought a few smaller items for my daughter, and I have made a list of the other items I need to purchase. This is by far the earliest I have started preparing for Christmas!!

  29. I have an iPhone note of Christmas and birthday gift ideas that I add to year-round, so when the time comes to shop, I have a plan. I normally start shopping in October because that’s when the budgeted shopping money becomes available. It’s also helpful to take advantage of sales besides Black Friday — Columbus Day and Halloween!

  30. Selene M. says:

    I have started my holiday shopping. Since I give mostly cash or gift cards, I don’t have too much to do.

  31. Ron Ablang says:

    I haven’t started yet. Probably on BF.

  32. I have sort of started. I have been buying stocking stuffers and little toys for the kids, as well as make up (for teenage girl) and some other things.

  33. tracy simms says:

    Yes, I have started getting items already. I am hiding the gifts too LOL.
    Thanks, for this contest.

  34. Lindsey C. says:

    Have not started yet but plan to start around the middle of this month!

  35. barbara tryon says:

    I am usually last minute, but hopefully will start sooner this year. Thank you for this chance.

  36. bernardina sims says:

    I have bought 1 present the rest I wait till the last minute since the rest are gift cards.

  37. Haven’t started shopping yet, but I have started putting my lists together!

  38. Dan Denman says:

    I usually do not start my Christmas shopping until the week of Black Friday. It’s not too far away now.

  39. Yes, I use couponing items as gifts.

  40. Amanda Sakovitz says:

    I havent started yet. I usually start in december.

  41. Not yet. We’ll start shopping in Dec.

  42. Shop all year round

  43. I haven’t started holiday shopping yet but I plan to this month!

  44. Elizabeth Berlovan says:

    No because I don’t sop for Christmas.

  45. Sara DiPerri says:

    I shop year round, as there are sales / discounts all the time!

  46. Jason Quarrie says:

    Holiday shopping? Over two months early? Crazy much??

  47. Kristin K says:

    I have usually started by now! But, I seem to be procrastinating this year for some reason. Everything is happening so fast, all at once it seems! I have a new nephew coming any day now, and with Thanksgiving this weekend, my mother moving, and Halloween on the doorstep…it’s hard to keep up! But, I know that on November 1st, when all of the stores start playing Christmas music, I will get in the mood!

  48. Carolyn Benson says:

    Have not started yet usually start in November

  49. Kay Moser says:

    I haven’t started yet. I always intend to start early but usually don’t and find myself wrapping at the last minute.

  50. Anne Burner says:

    I’ve picked up a couple of things for gifts so far. Just barely begun!

  51. I don’t usually start until November.

  52. Marisela Bennett says:

    I’m totally is last minute shopper which sucks since it’s not my choice but being on a tight budget all the time well it’s hard to find extra money to shop at all. I do tend to get things on sale here and there but can’t even do that much. Most likely after Thanksgiving when many things go on sale.

  53. Dawn Jones says:

    No I haven’t, we don’t buy gifts for the holidays. We have a night where we roast chestnuts in our fireplace and listen to old time radio shows.

  54. I haven’t started shopping but I have started thinking about it!

  55. Yes, I have. I’m buying online and since I’m intl I have to start earlier.

  56. richelle bowers says:

    I have started. I shop all year

  57. I usually don’t start shopping until December but I have picked up part of my mom’s gift.

  58. S. Carter says:

    I don’t do holiday shopping! Yep, it’s true.

  59. Thomas Murphy says:

    I have not started, I start in December.

  60. I wanted to buy DX ghost driver if only they didn’t sold out everywhere because of idiots held the stocks to raise the price to the extreme. Also, ocarina. Yeah, I wanna buy an Alto C ocarina.

  61. haven’t started, usually 2 weeks before xmas

  62. I’ve started thinking about the types of gifts I might get, but haven’t started buying them yet.

  63. I’ve bought one thing. I usually start Black Friday.

  64. My buying list is for young men, so I just give them money.

  65. I have not started yet, but I am going on a shopping weekend trip and will hopefully get it done by then.

  66. Sue Mullaney says:

    I haven’t bought anything yet, usually wait till after Thanksgiving.

  67. Christina Spicuzza says:

    I shop for Christmas presents year round. I find that it lessens the load at the end of the year financially. This would be a huge help!

  68. I do holiday shopping all year round and I’m almost done!

  69. Cynthia Palmatier says:

    Because I live on Social Security and a small pension I have to start early by purchasing a couple gift cards each month for my family members.

  70. Barb Carlson says:

    I start my shopping with the day after Christmas sales! Pretty close to done.

  71. Patrick Siu says:

    I usually start around december

  72. Patricia E. says:

    Not I haven’t started my holiday shopping yet πŸ™ I normally start in November!

  73. probably within the next month or so!

  74. I haven’t started yet.I usually begin my holiday shopping in November.

  75. I have started picking up a few small things.

  76. beverly paquin says:

    no, i have not done anything for christmas yet.

  77. I have not started shopping yet.

  78. Ms Gretchen Ann Luper says:

    noi haven’tstarted my shopping yet. i usually don’t shop till december

  79. I have not started my shopping, we usually wait until the last minute. But I cannot stand doin it that way, there’s always something you forget or someone you wish you had bought for. Thanks

  80. Courtnie Miller says:

    I have not. I don’t start until November.

  81. I’m always late.

  82. Marcy Meyer says:

    I have not started yet, but I know a few things that I am going to buy. I usually start in November, but may get a couple things in October this year.

  83. Not yet, don’t start till after thanksgiving

  84. No, we haven’t started with our holiday shopping yet. We usually do that around first week of December.

  85. Linda Fast says:

    I have almost completed my Christmas shopping. I shop year round and if I see something I know a person would like I buy it.

  86. No, I start my shopping on the 24th most is the time.

  87. Heather Cowin says:

    Not even a little bit, not even at ALL. lol!

  88. Rebecca C says:

    I normally start in November, so definitely haven’t even thought about holiday shopping yet!

  89. Helen Wawrejko says:

    Some are all done, shop at flea markets and bargain sales all summer.

  90. Susan Burge says:

    I shop all year, buy things when I find a great deal and stash them for gift occasions. It’s the only way I can afford it. I start immediately after Christmas when the big sales hit.

  91. Yes! I start really early. Most of the gifts are wrapped as well.

  92. Kelly Greenwood says:

    I usually start after Thanksgiving, but I’m starting earlier this since I’ve got some ideas already.

  93. Carrie Barron says:

    I usually start Christmas shopping the beginning of December. I keep things simple so don’t have a lot to buy.

  94. Diana Scholz says:

    No I usually start on black friday! My son’s birthday is in November so its birthday shopping before holiday shopping!

  95. I start cyber monday

  96. No. I’m always a last minute shopper even though every year I swear I’m starting earlier the next year.

  97. Angelica Dimeo says:

    I normally start in September

  98. Tom Bellamy says:

    I have started already. We usually start in September.

  99. Amber Terry says:

    I always wait until the last minute…

    Thanks for the chance to win πŸ™‚

  100. Judy Thomas says:

    I have a box in the cupboard that I put things in for gifts all year round so I start pretty earl and build up momentum in September πŸ™‚

  101. I have started getting some things for the holidays … But not enough. I started last month.

  102. I haven’t really started yet although I do have a few things for the kiddos as stocking stuffers already

  103. Clarissa Otto says:

    I usually start shopping in December.

  104. Debra Guillen says:

    I have not started my holiday shopping. I am a last minute shopper and usually wait until a week or two before.

  105. Sarah Phillips says:

    I haven’t started my holiday shopping, but we have started saving up money and putting it back for our Christmas budget. We always have to start saving in October for the holidays πŸ™‚

  106. Debra Hall says:

    no not yet, i am waiting for black friday

  107. Rhonda M. says:

    I probably won’t start until December. I usually end up doing things last minute.

  108. i dont shop for christmas until dec.

  109. Haven’t started shopping yet. I will probably start soon, don’t want to be out shopping after Thanksgiving.

    Thanks for the chance!

  110. Not yet usually start in December. Thanks fo this giveaway!

  111. I have not started yet. I usually wait until November and do most of my shopping online during the Black Friday to Cyber Monday sales.

  112. Judith R. says:

    I holiday-shop all year long, whenever I spot a bargain holiday gift.

  113. Tracy Robertson says:

    No, I haven’t started Christmas shopping yet. I am already too OCD so I try and control myself to not worry too far in advance, LOL! I start Christmas shopping casually in early to mid November. It’s plenty early so I don’t feel rushed at all.

  114. No, I have not started my holiday shopping yet. I really try to do better about “living in and appreciating the NOW.” Right now, it is Halloween and I love that time and will not be rushing it.

  115. Sara Cehennemden says:

    I do not started Christmas shopping yet, I usually wait for some promotions to buy presents πŸ™‚

  116. Rhonda W G. says:

    I have yet to start my holiday shopping. I tend to start after Halloween…

  117. Ken Haggerty says:

    I won’t start until after the Thanksgiving rush.

  118. Marlene V. (enelram) says:

    I am already thinking about what I want to buy and I have already picked up two gifts.

  119. I haven’t started. I normally start on Black Friday.

  120. Terri Quick says:

    I usually don’t start until December.

  121. I have not started holiday shopping yet. I usually am more of a last minute shopper. Just never prepared.

  122. I start in late summer, so I have a few things now.

  123. Salli Singleton says:

    Yes I have started my holiday shopping (I’ve only bought 2 items). I usually start in October when I start seeing sales or get coupons for items I’m going to purchase! I’ll do most of my shopping on Black Friday!

  124. janet aycock says:

    i have one gift and i like two christmas and one birthday

  125. No, I haven’t, I usually start after Thanksgiving.

  126. I have done only a little holiday shopping. I usually start in the Fall if I can.

  127. I haven’t started, waiting till next month. Might start on Black Friday.

  128. i’m practically broke….so if i give present’s…..they may be bought at any time of the year if they are a bargain!!!!

  129. I wait until after Thanksgiving

  130. Susan Christy says:

    I shop all year!

  131. No I have not started holiday shopping yet. I like to start after Thankgiving.

  132. No, I haven’t started. Will do so the beginning of December.

  133. Karla Sceviour says:

    Yes,I have started.I shop all year round πŸ™‚

  134. Frank Rupprecht says:

    I’m almost done, actually πŸ˜€ Kinda easy if only one person receives any presents ;P

  135. I haven’t started my holiday shopping yet. I usually start in November.

  136. I shop all year whenever there is a sale. And when I see something that would make a great gift for someone I buy it.

  137. Alisha Sienkiel says:

    Nope I haven’t started yet. I usually start after Thanksgiving.

  138. I haven’t started the holiday shopping.
    I start in the beginng of December

  139. H. Corbin says:

    No. I start when and if I can afford it.

  140. I have not started yet. I usually begin right after Halloween.

  141. BlackAsphodel says:

    I start a week before Christmas. :p

  142. No I have not started yet. I usually start buying the first week of November.

  143. Crystal S says:

    Nope not yet, but I suppose I should be thinking about it very soon!

  144. Nope, haven’t even began to think about Christmas shopping. In a divorce, tight budget, and lots of bills. May be a small Chraitmas this year.

  145. I buy all year long when there is a sale or good deal on something I know someone will like. I try to keep it in one place so I know where its at when the time comes to give it away.

  146. Tim Dizdarevic says:

    I start looking for things in Sept. Sometimes I order a few things online.

  147. During November after commemorating All Soul’s Day.

  148. I haven’t started yet. I’m waiting until the start of this big bazaar that opens in December.

  149. christine burd says:

    I shop all yr. around, usually I look for good deals on the internet.

  150. Oliver Wiegand says:

    I haven’t started christmas shopping. I do it in November.

  151. I’ve already started. I usually start as soon as I can.

  152. not yet and prob about the end of oct but I do have some bits and pieces so Im not too worried

  153. James Arnolds says:

    Not yet, I usually start in November-December, when prices aren’t too big.

  154. Crystal Wheeler says:

    We usually start right when the sales start happening after Christmas. then gradually get gifts throughout the year.

  155. I haven’t started yet, I’ll shop for presents in December. πŸ™‚

  156. Esthefania says:

    I actually haven’t yet. I usually wait until the week before.

  157. I start when Santa is halfway down the chimney.

  158. Nope, usually start around Black Friday!

  159. I have not started, not even close. I’m usually the last minute shopper for Christmas.

  160. im about halfway thru

  161. Gina Freire says:

    Looking forward to shopping this Christmas!

  162. this would be a great start to help with christmas shopping gifts

  163. Szelina B says:

    I’m actually planning on starting like next week or so, can’t wait yaay πŸ™‚

  164. Debbie Ellis says:

    I have 10 Grand kids so i start early enjoy it

  165. Jessica Fortner says:

    We do not celebrate holidays. πŸ™‚

  166. I usually start in November

  167. I start in November normally,but I did get a gift today !

  168. Not yet, I’l wait December.

  169. David Fultner says:

    I have put some thought into it. I have not bought anything as of yet.

  170. Andrea Williams says:

    Have not started yet and I usually begin around Thanksgiving.

  171. OMG I start in Nov. Wow, prize amazon gc is fab. & splendid. 2 fingers snap. It is tight, fly & off the chain. Thank you for the awesomeness, the contest, and generosity. πŸ™‚ Pick me, pick me! Dear Santa: I’ve been nice. My X-Mas wish this year is to win this contest. Starving artist here desperately needs the gc to shop and eat. A life changing exp.

  172. Elizabeth says:

    I haven’t started, but usually start looking in late November.

  173. missy bates-roberts says:

    I do have a couple Christmas gifts bought and hiding already, but I have a long ways to go!

  174. jessica z says:

    My holiday shopping begins right away! Throughout the year if I see something that reminds me of a family member or something at a spectacular price, I will buy it and save it for Christmas!

  175. I start at the first of the year and buy things when they go on sale. It helps to not strain my wallet or budget closer to Christmas

  176. I have not started Christmas shopping yet; I buy my first item in November.

  177. I have already started but I usually get done before thanksgiving. I don’t like waiting to the last minute.

  178. I actually have started mine! Got about 1/4 done already! πŸ™‚

  179. Alexandru Rusu says:

    No , i don’t start Christmas shopping yet , i will shop from 10 december to 22 december

  180. Frances Cavallo says:

    No, I really didn’t start shopping yet! I enjoy doing a little bit of the “rushoing around”, just before Christmas! You get some great sales too……!!!

  181. No, just planning, I’ll go for it the last week πŸ™‚

  182. in oct but do bits and pieces thu the year so I dont panic but regret it when so many people think the same way

  183. jill rivera says:

    i have a little bit done but usually start around Black Friday.

  184. I have started my Christmas shopping. When winter items go on clearance like in January I start buying.

  185. I have actually started this year! A few gifts, and ideas of what else to buy. First year ever, that I’m on the ball !! LOL.
    Normally, I’m at it 2 days before Christmas!

  186. Ryan origon says:

    I shop all year round when I see good deals!

  187. thias pampado says:

    I only start it in November.

  188. Cassandra French says:

    I have not started holiday shopping yet. I’m usually a last minute shopper, but my goal is to start by Black Friday at the latest.

  189. Wendy Hutton says:

    its too early and I usually don;t buy gifts

  190. Nicole Powell says:

    I buy a few Christmas gifts thoughout the year, but really get started on it on Black Friday.

  191. Usually I’ve started by now, but this year there’s no money to start yet.

  192. Susan Spidle says:

    I have started shopping but don’t have many gifts bought yet.

  193. Sammantha D. says:

    No I haven’t started it yet. I will probably start towards the end of the month of beginning of November.

  194. I’m not sure this year, I have trouble finding the right gifts the past few years.

  195. I have started it. I always start in October so that I get it done quickly πŸ™‚

  196. I unfortunately have not started my shopping. I usually start around this time.

  197. I didnt buy anything as of now and we dont start till real late but then we dont buy a lot of anything as money is always so very tight for us unfortunately

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