Fitness Minutes: (345,647)
15,924 11/20/13 7:50 P
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In our family, everyone gets together at a different house every year. There are never any conflicts.
Fitness Minutes: (36,342)
2,545 11/20/13 7:19 P
Never been an issue for us, we've gone where we wanted to go based on what we could afford or what was happening with work and deployments.
Now, both of our parents are deceased and we only have my grandmother and aunts and uncles on either side.
Our kids are grown and we have told them not to stress over it. Go where they want, when they want. DD had turkey with BF's step family last weekend. They are planning to be here for Thanksgiving. And are planning a late T-Day with his mom and family. LOL, they will both be turkeyed out!
Son is out of state and has to work.So we will see his family at another time.
Fitness Minutes: (24,636)
11/20/13 6:32 P
I hate the holiday's....so no issue with overeating ...I also hate turkey...lol...I will have lasagna
Fitness Minutes: (82,255)
11/20/13 6:29 P
We switch off with my sister in law for Christmas as my DH's parents are deceased. My Mom comes to our place as she is a widow.
Fitness Minutes: (23,467)
11/20/13 5:51 P
This has not ever been something we've had angst over. From the very beginning of our marriage, my dh and I guarded our Christmas Eve night and Christmas morning for just us. Then we do stuff with the rest of the family at other times. THAT has varied through the years-- we've gone places, had people over, celebrated with part of the family early, celebrated with part of the family late, not celebrated with parts of the family at all . . . but we have our special traditions on Christmas Eve and morning and we guard that.
Thankfully our families just kind of accepted it.
11/20/13 5:19 P
My 2 kids are grown only one married,w/ 2 kids I am single. and I do not like to cook so we end up at who ever decided to cook the turkey and dressing and we pot luck the sides. we always end up with friends we combine dinner w/
Edited by: SHKIRK at: 11/20/2013 (17:22)
Fitness Minutes: (204,298)
17,807 11/20/13 3:26 P
Neither. Both parents are gone
Fitness Minutes: (6,555)
11/20/13 2:32 P
This is the first holiday season for me and my SO as a couple and we're still feeling our way around this. I'm not yet willing to give up Christmas dinner at my parents' just yet so we're going to do Thanksgiving at his parents' and I'll pick him up for Christmas dinner at my parents'. We're lucky in that our respective sets of parents' live in the same metro area but that probably means that at some point someone will suggest combining the two families for the holidays and *oh the humanity!!*
Fitness Minutes: (122,969)
11/20/13 2:26 P
DH's family is in Louisville. We alternate. This year is Thanksgiving with his family & Christmas with mine. Next year will be Thanksving here & Christmas there.
Fitness Minutes: (272,543)
16,644 11/20/13 2:09 P
We switch off every year. My brother-in-law goes to both since his family eats at 6 PM and her family eats at 2 PM.
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