2020 Christmas in July Week 3 July 12th-18th

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PamelaG

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For stockings - if you put food/drinks in them, do you do 'upgrades'? Fancy chocolate, novelty drinks etc?

And also - do you wrap stocking gifts?!
I always put British chocolate in our stockings, it's our holiday treat. I wrap stocking gifts in white tissue paper, no tape, just loosely wrapped.
 

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I wrap stocking stuffers too. Growing up there were years that Santa wrapped the gifts in aluminum foil. Us kids thought that was the oddest thing. Now I get it. Sometime Santa is short on time or finds a last minute gift. :)
 

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One of the best reactions I got from Vic on Christmas morning one year was when I wrapped all his gifts in the flyers from Home Depot and Lowe's. I wrapped them in orange and blue ribbon and remembered to save it for another time. I think I may use it this year.
 

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One of the best reactions I got from Vic on Christmas morning one year was when I wrapped all his gifts in the flyers from Home Depot and Lowe's. I wrapped them in orange and blue ribbon and remembered to save it for another time. I think I may use it this year.
ROFLOL! I love that idea!
 

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One of the best reactions I got from Vic on Christmas morning one year was when I wrapped all his gifts in the flyers from Home Depot and Lowe's. I wrapped them in orange and blue ribbon and remembered to save it for another time. I think I may use it this year.
We use to wrap gifts to our horse friends with horse food bags. Once we gave a wedding gift to a neighbor who raised hunting dogs their gift in a dog food bag. Was a lot of fun.
 
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I use regular wrapping paper but strange boxes.

I wrapped something for DS's Santa exchange at work in a granola box and he was very upset until the woman opened it.

One year I put a niece's gift in a box used for manila folders. She didn't bother opening it and told her mother we just gave her some stupid folders.

Most of our friends get it by now and aren't surprised by the box and are sure to open it.