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Nothing Ruins Christmas Like Shopping

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

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  • SHARON10002
    Grrrreat blog!!! We've had 2 dogs that we loved. I won't get another though so we can go to visit our granddaughter.
    I'm totally in agreement on the Christmas shopping. Did all of mine online for that very reason! Good thing you can no longer buy puppies at the mall! emoticon
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    Comment edited on: 12/12/2012 11:13:42 PM
    We are in agreement about wanting puppies -- and about never wanting to have one around at 1 in the am. Somehow puppies never get enough. They always want more!

    Cats are superior, anyway!

    Lots of laughs, as usual. Thanks!

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  • NEWME0519
    So true!
    1872 days ago
    I am with u on the shopping thing Teeny, But I am a dog lover for life!!! Thanks for the laugh ! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
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  • HEAT7918
    I couldn't agree more with your entire blog! I hate Christmas shopping and will never get a puppy no matter how cute they are!

    It's also nice to know that you're introvert (me too!) - why does everybody think we should all act like extroverts? What is wrong with wanting "me" time (lots of it sometimes!) - if that makes me "antisocial", so be it.

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    1873 days ago
    emoticon You make my day with your writing.
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  • COUPONS0216
    There's AWESOME and then there's you, off the scale!
    My cat agrees with your cats on small, yappy, adorable creatures!
    1873 days ago
    I hope your not like my daughter... she wants a baby for the Holidays! and a puppy, but it has to be her choice, not his or mine! (I prefer no babies or puppies as gifts! (I desire her to get married first, for I dont like such surprises out of no where! And I dont want to be paying for her one minute of pleasure! lol ) You cant shop for them! They usually come when one gets drunk! (It happened to me three times, and you'd think I would have learn it the first time! OUCH! I sure did Learned it...the hard way and it did hurt.... via the vagina! ) lol I say I wish I could shop for one, thats all grown up! and a help around the house! And wish we could just have them at Christmas time, but they take 9 months of festering and by then, one cant change their mind. But if I have a choice I prefer not to shop for anything I dotn need for myself or anyone, esp those who pull my arm.

    I sure as hell hate getting slippers for any Holiday too! Prefer a Gift certificate. Its as good as cash if they get gifts from YOUR list! lol And if I am forced to buy a gift for someone, esp one I dont care for, they will get what I can afford and I sure am not going into debt to give anyone pleasure. I aint giving anything I cant afford for myself first. lol (Thats the true test of a true Christmas to me!) Receiving and giving ones best! Making someone happy if one has a chocie!

    I dont buy gift to get into debt! I woudl buy second hand gifts if I had to. lol Or they don't get a gift. Many I have recievd re-gifted item (and I have gotten quite a few of them over the years, and ist one thing I hate. its why I hate such Holidays!) It feels fake! People are pathetic when they give or get cheesy gifts. I always try to think, what would I love to recieve? I hate the thought of giving a gift that was second guessed! I have given gifts thatw ere froma clearance pile but I sure dont want shoes or slippers or clothes as a gift!

    I have never disappointed those I have bought or made gifts for. I just wish for once to recieve a gift of something I like...its why I give a list of ideas to my kids. I hate disappointments! I figure if I have to tolerate shopping for a gift, they can at least try and give me something as equivalent to my efforts! Least give a gift one needs or can use. I sure as hell hate it when people try to buy me clothes, shoes/slippers for my feet or those funky gimick gifts! Its like getting underwear for Christmas. I prefer not to get such cheesy gifts! I prefer they see my list! Never disappointment should be felt at Christmas or Hanukuk! a Holidays should be as Holy in the giving as in the recieving! Hope you make people happy if not joyful! Happy holidays! susana
    1873 days ago
    "Just like all of my fake orgasms. They sound real because: a) practice makes perfect, and b) when you care enough, you send the very best." My 17 year old comes over to the computer and wants to see what is so funny....
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  • JUNEAU2010
    You didn't even mention taking the puppy for a walk and having to pick up after him. THAT is what keeps me from canine cuteness!
    1873 days ago
    Hate Christmas shopping. If it's gotta be done, on line works better . . .

    But as for dogs . . . some of my very fave people are dogs. And no, not yappy or annoying at all: much less so than some of my least fave people actually!
    1874 days ago
    I agree on the shopping! But, I'll never be without a dog again! Smiles.
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  • L*I*T*A*
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    Good stuff
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    Thank god I did not indulge my son over his desperate want of getting a puppy !

    1874 days ago
    Too d*mn funny!
    I feel the same way too.

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    smiling ear to ear....thanks
    1874 days ago
    Haha, great blog! I have 2 dogs, but I got them both when they were a little older (youngest was 8 months). But, there are benefits to having a younger dog to begin with if you are dedicated to the work, because you can train it to behave the way you want it to, instead of having it be older and set in it's ways like my little stinker.

    Every year Christmas gets more and more annoying to me. My family has resorted to doing a Secret Santa style Christmas, where we each only buy for one person. Then, we are given a range, this year its $25-$35. That's fine, except EVERYONE asks for gift cards (except me). What's the point of that? Might as well just have everyone pull out some money and pass it to the left and put it back in their pocket. Me and my husband are the ONLY ones who seem to see it this way, every time I try to explain to my family they just laugh at me...
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  • QUAIL75
    Sigh, I still really want a puppy, emoticon
    1874 days ago
    Hah! SO funny! You could easily do standup. xo Merry Merry!!

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  • 3016DEBRA
    You have to be one of the best "bloggers"! I always love to read your stuff - and it's so true!
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  • MARTY728
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    1874 days ago
    You've hit the nail on the head with this one. I know EXACTLY what you mean! Great job!
    1874 days ago
    Thanks for the great story and the reminder why I don't want a puppy even if she's cute and you can dress her up. No thank you.
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  • BAKER1009
    Should I read this before or after I go shopping, LOL!?!?!?
    I'm so not looking forward to the crowds...and my husbands issues with said crowds!
    1874 days ago
    The neighbors would take their kids to the pound get a puppy with the promise from the kids they would take care of it. The very next morning 6:00 am their Dad would be taking it to bathroom duty. This would last no more than 3 months,& they would take it back to the pound. They did it all the time. I never got it why they did this when they knew after a billionth time the kids would never take care of it.
    Years later I decided I wanted a dog, my husband would never have one ,but he said he would just for me. so one morning at 5:00 am he got me awake to say take the dog out. I jumped out of bed so fast I said,'what dog?' He told me he was just preparing me, this is what i would have to do every morning. so for 7 days he got me up at that time, to say take the dog out , on the 7th day I yelled to heck with the dog I do not want one, he sure laughed about that!!!
    1874 days ago
    Grrrr Ruff Ruff!! Awesome. Still ROFL.
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    Hysterical -- as usual!!
    1874 days ago
    ahhhh love it! too funny
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  • X5X52000
    Hey Gorgeous,

    Left u a similar story on Jiggly Bits! I agree 100% on the shopping! I give my 2 boys gift cards and tell them all Daddy wants is golf balls because i already have 50 million ties from past holidays and i dont even wear a suit for work! Keep those Jiggly Bits coming because it makes my day. emoticon

    Phil the Golfman
    1874 days ago
    emoticon emoticon I love, love , love all of your blogs - you definitely have a way with words!
    1874 days ago
    AMEN, AMEN, and AMEN. I feel exactly the same way about shopping and puppys, you're the emoticon
    1874 days ago
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