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Anyone else excited?

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Tooglamtogiveadamn Wed 19-Dec-18 14:33:42

It’s almost Christmas! I absolutely love Christmas. I love the food, the presents, the music, the lights, the time spent with family... I am, to quote a teenaged relative, “buzzing”, I think that means very excited. Six days and countingtchsmile

MissAdventure Wed 19-Dec-18 14:36:29

Umm.. not overly excited (to say the least!) but its lovely that you are.
Hope you have a wonderful time, and I'm sure you will. smile

Tooglamtogiveadamn Wed 19-Dec-18 14:37:14

Thanks so much missadventure! Happy Christmas tchsmile

MissAdventure Wed 19-Dec-18 14:38:58

Ah, thank you. tchsmile

ninathenana Wed 19-Dec-18 14:39:43

Not me, I have no enthusiasm for it at all. Yes, I've bought turkey and have a tree and decorated the house but I find doing that a chore these days.
Enjoyed it more when the children were young.

Tooglamtogiveadamn Wed 19-Dec-18 14:42:05

ninathenana are you one of life’s grinches thentchgrin?Haha, only joking. Although you dislike Christmas, have a nice Christmas anywaytchsmile

ninathenana Wed 19-Dec-18 14:49:52

I didn't say I don't like it. I just don't find it 'exciting' any more which is what you asked Tooglam


Happy Christmas

Tooglamtogiveadamn Wed 19-Dec-18 14:53:32

ninathenana sorry. Thankstchsmile

Grannybags Wed 19-Dec-18 14:53:59

I'm not excited either. I wish I was. I'm looking forward to having all the family over though tchsmile

Tooglamtogiveadamn Wed 19-Dec-18 14:56:59

grannybags maybe you will enjoy it once it gets here, and you see everyone and the children in the family full of joy and excitement. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!tchsmile

Tooglamtogiveadamn Wed 19-Dec-18 15:03:13

Do you think it will be a white Christmas? I don’t ever remember having a white Christmas.

Gonegirl Wed 19-Dec-18 15:04:34

I am too clapped out to feel any excitement. This time last week I was quite a excited. Today I have decorated the tree and put room decs up. And hoovered up dropped needles.

Gonegirl Wed 19-Dec-18 15:05:36

I can remember a (very) white Boxing Day. Early sixties.

Gonegirl Wed 19-Dec-18 15:06:51

My acid reflux is bad at the moment, which rather takes the edge off of things.

annodomini Wed 19-Dec-18 15:10:42

'Excited' is not a word I'd use about Christmas. I look forward to it of course because it's always nice to have the family together. I miss the older relatives I used to visit or have to visit me, but now I am the 'older relative', the granny in the corner, hoping not to be asked to play charades or Twister; and dreading the indigestion that follows a rich meal!

Gonegirl Wed 19-Dec-18 15:15:58

I do get a buzz from it's oncoming. Nothing to do with family. (That's just work shock Think it's a throwback to the magic of childhood Christmases.

Gonegirl Wed 19-Dec-18 15:16:56

Although our Christmases were very simple there was a warmth which doesn't leave you.

oldbatty Wed 19-Dec-18 15:17:36

What are you excited about? Why do we either have to be frothing at the mouth or Scrooge? Can't we just be mildly disinterested?

Gonegirl Wed 19-Dec-18 15:18:20

Yes *annodomini it's a so and so the old indigestion isn't it.

Gonegirl Wed 19-Dec-18 15:19:10

Well, I've just explained why I get a bit excited.

Gonegirl Wed 19-Dec-18 15:19:45

Mildly uninterested would be a shame.

janeainsworth Wed 19-Dec-18 15:20:08

I’m a bit excited glam.
My 2 DD’s and their DH’s and our 2DGC are coming to stay & it will be the first Christmas for 3 years that we have all been together.
They will all help so it won’t be a chore.
But we will miss DS & his family who live in the US.

oldbatty Wed 19-Dec-18 15:20:13

the magic of Christmas, thanks for that.

Tooglamtogiveadamn Wed 19-Dec-18 15:24:26

janeainsworth your DS and his DW and your DGC will be with you in spirit.tchsmile Happy Christmas!

Gonegirl Wed 19-Dec-18 15:27:25

And what's wrong with "the magic of Christmas"? tchgrin