6-word-saturday

Countdown to Christmas: I’m running late

The cards are written and posted, to Australia and USA at the same time as the local ones.  I started early with knitted presents for the grand-daughters and little friends, but became complacent, and now I’m struggling over what to give the adults.  I’ve done no Christmas baking and making, as there’ll be no-one here but us two, but my conscience is pricking me.

I think there are other folk panicking over at Cate’s Place:  http://www.showmyface.com/

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13 Responses to 6-word-saturday

  1. Kathe W. says:

    yep- all the packages are off and away….now to bake local giftees!

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  2. Judy says:

    I am just the opposite. All of the knitting is done. Now on to the baking which will be gifts for the adults around me.

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    • My knitting is also done, and the pessimism of my post prodded me and I made a Christmas cake this afternoon. (Yes, I know it should have been done in October, but this is a different sort of Christmas cake) I also made some marzipan for stuffed dates which are one of my regular gifts to neighbours.

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  3. Mlissabeth says:

    I am in the same boat as you!

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  4. Tonya Jastad says:

    The panic is starting to set in now. This is not usual for me.

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  5. restlessjo says:

    I’m on track, Viv. There’s still a week and a half to go 🙂 (but I might have a last minute panic)

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  6. Romi says:

    I seem to be running late, too. 🙂

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  7. magicalmysticalteacher says:

    Don’t feel bad: I’m always late!

    Six Words for Dec. 13th

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  8. I think lots of peope are a bit behind this year. I think for me it is because I kept thinking it was too soon to get started – and now it’s getting a bit late! 😉

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  9. Ron. says:

    Like most years, I’m keeping my head down.

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  10. Debbie Smyth says:

    I’m rushing around this weekend too!

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  11. Jim says:

    🙂 I feel for you, Viv. Seems like the whole world is running later and later. We are. Last year we didn’t get to send cards, we may miss again.
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