Last Minute Madness! #nuts Holiday Recap

Q1. What’s your go-to place for last minute gifts? #NUTS
@TravelProducer  My checkbook! Cash is easy & it’s usually the “right size.”
@Shaun_Tabv   Walgreens or CVS pharmacies, believe it or not!
@Lenny_the_dog  The neighbors X-Mas tree
@2Travelaholics:  – World Market. So much random and awesome stuff to be found.
@WillingFoot    The streets of NYC have a lot of little last minute gifts from the different tables set up otherwise the interweb
@RickGriffin  Our basement – we still have unused wedding presents we can re-gift
@JeanetteJoy.  My favorite last minute shopping place is in my storage closet. My daughters love ancestor’s accesorries
@GPdogma  The grocery store..who doesn’t like to receive chocolates or WINE

Q2. Best/worst last minute travel experiences #NUTS
@HennArtOnline  Best: Friend sent private jet to pick me up!
@Runenfly  coming home to upstate ny from LA – wore capris and a t-shirt, flew into a snow storm
@BikesBrewsNW Getting stuck in blizzard while visiting family in Montana
@tracycopy   Worst- Late for flight & on the way to airport, car caught on fire! Needless to say, missed flight
@GQtrippin  My boss told me to pack up my work because I was heading to LA for the Snakes on a Plane Hollywood premiere. Classic movie BTW
@KelseyIvey Stuck in Greece 08 Riots – Last minute flight change to leave before the airports shut down
@JFCPR  Husband putting cheese knives in carry on in Paris and me having to run through airport and buy $50 duffel to check them in.
@ilivetotravel: Poland a cpl of yrs ago, Bulgaria last yr, and Greece this yr! Somewhat last minute stuff

Q3. When do you start your panic holiday shopping? #NUTS
@TravelMaestro Even if I’m completely finished shopping, I panic & add “Santa” gifts for kids last min (thus blowing any predetermined budget!
@Kcom. crap I knew there was something I was supposed to be doing
@CaptainandClark  Um, now? right now. Such a slacker!
@amorojewelry  I’m never done. I’m in a state of perpetual panic. I’m always sort of done!
@travel_version By mid-December I’m pretty freaked if most of my shopping isn’t done.
@McMedia  I AM in panic mode now! Tweeting from Macy’s!!
@akonthego  Holiday shopping?
@Chimeratravel I only bought 5 gifts this year and 2 were joint gifts w/ others, so I dont tend to panic. Tho I don’t have anything for Cinn yet
@GPdogma  Always in a state of panic, no matter how much I write, buy, wrap or bake it never seems like enough

Q4. When do you open or exchange gifts? #NUTS
@1Dad1Kid   We celebrate Chrismakah which is today. Opened gifts last night
@MamaRitaMary  Christmas Eve we have appetizers and open presents then go to church together….grown kids claim it as “our tradition”
@azurelaroux  We open one on Christmas eve and everything else the next day
@MalloryOnTravel  I usually steam open mine around the 1st of December any friend around the 1st of January when the get delivered
@LolaDiMarco  Xmas Day after insisting on breakfast first— makes the kids mad.
@amydostafford  After midnight mass – it gets #NUTS in our living room opening gifts!
@vandenboomen  In Japan they don’t open presents in front of the one who gave them. They want to avoid showing dissapointment.
@MiddleSeatView then we go to my inlaws & they pretend my hubby is still 8 yrs old & shower him with gifts from Santa!
@TravelBlggr: We always had a tradition of watching holiday movies and opening gifts at midnight.

Q5. Best/worst last minute gift you’ve ever given? #NUTS
@CertifiedSteak   Worst: An alien lava lamp…. had absolutely no use for it lol
@NewYorkHabitat  We’re crazy over old travel books
@travel_version  When all else fails; a bottle of wine.
@BroomsRUs RT @JesusWife: RT Q5. Best last-minute gift you’ve ever given? #NUTS / Condoms. / Three kids later! #HOLYcondoms
@fivemoredayslef  A bottle of booze & lottery tickets
@lionsandcows  a used cookbook with splatters included (and horrible recipes
@Chimeratravel  I actually really like getting fun socks. I’m a total dork.
@jkheaton   Champagne
@BrookLangston  worst gift I ever gave=engagement ring,Best gift was divorce papers.

Q6. Who is the most difficult person on your list to buy for? #NUTS
@ilivetotravel  My Mom. She has everything she needs plus she is downsizing her household.
@TravelProducer Toss up between George Clooney and Brad & Angelina. I NEVER know what to get them. HaHa!
@Runenfly  always my secret santa at work
@elivya: My best friend – he buys everything he needs!
@NewYorkHabitat  Boss, never know what’s appropriate. Is booze ok? How about a tie? ugh we give up!
@MamaRitaMary   Any guy in my family is hard to buy for! I do good getting girly stuff!!
@rickgriffin   My wife! Apparently vacuum cleaners, treadmills, Ginsu knives, teflon cookware are not good gifts
@kitwhelan   Boyfriends of my sister-in-laws. Starbucks gift cards for all of them!

Q7. Best advice for last minute shoppers #NUTS
@allaboutmexico   Patience is the key!
@lionsandcows  and yes, BOOZE, BOOZE and more BOOZE usually always is accepted
@CertifiedSteak  E-Cards and E-gift certificates! RT @RickGriffin: Q7. Best advice for last minute shoppers
@Chimeratravel  Amazon & suck up the overnight shipping costs
@tracycopy  If you see a crazy mumbling woman (me), best stay out of her way!
@bjohnsonCTA  Carry pepper spray
@TravelistaNina  a liquor store is a go-to place for adults on your list
@McMedia  Wine … Before, during & After any shopping excursion
@VickyAkins:  Keep your head low…bob and weave.

Q8. Besides shopping, what do you find easiest to procrastinate? #NUTS

@amandaelsewhere  EVERYTHING. Except paying my credit card bills. That’s one area I can’t afford to procrastinate.

@gtrot  Studying and cleaning.
@MiraCristine  wrapping gifts & baking cookies
@thetravelfool  waking up
@SportsShuffle: cleaning up the clutter that is never ending and laundry
@allaboutmexico  Cleaning the house
@MiraCristine lol my neighbors never take their lights down
@kitwhelan  Everything! Party prep, decorations, wrapping gifts… the holidays are crazy!

Q9. Last minute meal suggestions #NUTS
@CovetedEscapes  Frozen pizza
@akonthego : Christmas cookies and wine. Everyone wins.
@tracycopy  Deli. Cheese, meat, bread, etc… And copious amounts of wine!
@CoupleofSports  Chinese food!
@WillingFoot  Last minute, I can usually throw together a pretty good pasta with what I have in the fridge and a few additions.
@jamiray10  Soup & gourmet grilled cheese is great for the day before or after when the last thing you want to do is cook a big meal
@NationalPro: Quesadillas! I can whip up a good batch
@MiddleSeatView:  Cheese. Crusty bread. Wine. Done.

Q10. Best entertainment on a whim #NUTS
@TravelBlggr  DVD fake fireplace on TV.
@mygo2it:  Best entertainment on a whim #NUTS >>Me after a few glasses of holiday cheer!
@Quipidity  Tobogganning! So much fun!
@2Travelaholics  Children + pets + peanut butter. GO!
@marktravel  easy- turning on the TV; almost as easy- go to the movies and pick one in line
@ilivetotravel  Keep eating!
@SportsShuffle  The Would You Rather… game
@GreystoneEstate Singing carols by the fireplace
@2trucks1week  just add more alcohol
@JFCPR   My cousin carol bringing the words to 12 days of xmas and assigning everyone a part to sing. too funny
@TravelProducer  My checkbook! Cash is easy & it’s usually the “right size.”
@Shaun_Tabv   Walgreens or CVS pharmacies, believe it or not!
@Lenny_the_dog  The neighbors X-Mas tree
@2Travelaholics:  – World Market. So much random and awesome stuff to be found.
@WillingFoot    The streets of NYC have a lot of little last minute gifts from the different tables set up otherwise the interweb
@RickGriffin  Our basement – we still have unused wedding presents we can re-gift
@JeanetteJoy.  My favorite last minute shopping place is in my storage closet. My daughters love ancestor’s accesorries
@GPdogma  The grocery store..who doesn’t like to receive chocolates or WINE

Q2. Best/worst last minute travel experiences #NUTS
@HennArtOnline  Best: Friend sent private jet to pick me up!
@Runenfly  coming home to upstate ny from LA – wore capris and a t-shirt, flew into a snow storm
@BikesBrewsNW Getting stuck in blizzard while visiting family in Montana
@tracycopy   Worst- Late for flight & on the way to airport, car caught on fire! Needless to say, missed flight
@GQtrippin  My boss told me to pack up my work because I was heading to LA for the Snakes on a Plane Hollywood premiere. Classic movie BTW
@KelseyIvey Stuck in Greece 08 Riots – Last minute flight change to leave before the airports shut down
@JFCPR  Husband putting cheese knives in carry on in Paris and me having to run through airport and buy $50 duffel to check them in.
@ilivetotravel: Poland a cpl of yrs ago, Bulgaria last yr, and Greece this yr! Somewhat last minute stuff

Q3. When do you start your panic holiday shopping? #NUTS
@TravelMaestro Even if I’m completely finished shopping, I panic & add “Santa” gifts for kids last min (thus blowing any predetermined budget!
@Kcom. crap I knew there was something I was supposed to be doing
@CaptainandClark  Um, now? right now. Such a slacker!
@amorojewelry  I’m never done. I’m in a state of perpetual panic. I’m always sort of done!
@travel_version By mid-December I’m pretty freaked if most of my shopping isn’t done.
@McMedia  I AM in panic mode now! Tweeting from Macy’s!!
@akonthego  Holiday shopping?
@Chimeratravel I only bought 5 gifts this year and 2 were joint gifts w/ others, so I dont tend to panic. Tho I don’t have anything for Cinn yet
@GPdogma  Always in a state of panic, no matter how much I write, buy, wrap or bake it never seems like enough

Q4. When do you open or exchange gifts? #NUTS
@1Dad1Kid   We celebrate Chrismakah which is today. Opened gifts last night
@MamaRitaMary  Christmas Eve we have appetizers and open presents then go to church together….grown kids claim it as “our tradition”
@azurelaroux  We open one on Christmas eve and everything else the next day
@MalloryOnTravel  I usually steam open mine around the 1st of December any friend around the 1st of January when the get delivered
@LolaDiMarco  Xmas Day after insisting on breakfast first— makes the kids mad.
@amydostafford  After midnight mass – it gets #NUTS in our living room opening gifts!
@vandenboomen  In Japan they don’t open presents in front of the one who gave them. They want to avoid showing dissapointment.
@MiddleSeatView then we go to my inlaws & they pretend my hubby is still 8 yrs old & shower him with gifts from Santa!
@TravelBlggr: We always had a tradition of watching holiday movies and opening gifts at midnight.

Q5. Best/worst last minute gift you’ve ever given? #NUTS
@CertifiedSteak   Worst: An alien lava lamp…. had absolutely no use for it lol
@NewYorkHabitat  We’re crazy over old travel books
@travel_version  When all else fails; a bottle of wine.
@BroomsRUs RT @JesusWife: RT Q5. Best last-minute gift you’ve ever given? #NUTS / Condoms. / Three kids later! #HOLYcondoms
@fivemoredayslef  A bottle of booze & lottery tickets
@lionsandcows  a used cookbook with splatters included (and horrible recipes
@Chimeratravel  I actually really like getting fun socks. I’m a total dork.
@jkheaton   Champagne
@BrookLangston  worst gift I ever gave=engagement ring,Best gift was divorce papers.

Q6. Who is the most difficult person on your list to buy for? #NUTS
@ilivetotravel  My Mom. She has everything she needs plus she is downsizing her household.
@TravelProducer Toss up between George Clooney and Brad & Angelina. I NEVER know what to get them. HaHa!
@Runenfly  always my secret santa at work
@elivya: My best friend – he buys everything he needs!
@NewYorkHabitat  Boss, never know what’s appropriate. Is booze ok? How about a tie? ugh we give up!
@MamaRitaMary   Any guy in my family is hard to buy for! I do good getting girly stuff!!
@rickgriffin   My wife! Apparently vacuum cleaners, treadmills, Ginsu knives, teflon cookware are not good gifts
@kitwhelan   Boyfriends of my sister-in-laws. Starbucks gift cards for all of them!

Q7. Best advice for last minute shoppers #NUTS
@allaboutmexico   Patience is the key!
@lionsandcows  and yes, BOOZE, BOOZE and more BOOZE usually always is accepted
@CertifiedSteak  E-Cards and E-gift certificates! RT @RickGriffin: Q7. Best advice for last minute shoppers
@Chimeratravel  Amazon & suck up the overnight shipping costs
@tracycopy  If you see a crazy mumbling woman (me), best stay out of her way!
@bjohnsonCTA  Carry pepper spray
@TravelistaNina  a liquor store is a go-to place for adults on your list
@McMedia  Wine … Before, during & After any shopping excursion
@VickyAkins:  Keep your head low…bob and weave.

Q8. Besides shopping, what do you find easiest to procrastinate? #NUTS

@amandaelsewhere  EVERYTHING. Except paying my credit card bills. That’s one area I can’t afford to procrastinate.

@gtrot  Studying and cleaning.
@MiraCristine  wrapping gifts & baking cookies
@thetravelfool  waking up
@SportsShuffle: cleaning up the clutter that is never ending and laundry
@allaboutmexico  Cleaning the house
@MiraCristine lol my neighbors never take their lights down
@kitwhelan  Everything! Party prep, decorations, wrapping gifts… the holidays are crazy!

Q9. Last minute meal suggestions #NUTS
@CovetedEscapes  Frozen pizza
@akonthego : Christmas cookies and wine. Everyone wins.
@tracycopy  Deli. Cheese, meat, bread, etc… And copious amounts of wine!
@CoupleofSports  Chinese food!
@WillingFoot  Last minute, I can usually throw together a pretty good pasta with what I have in the fridge and a few additions.
@jamiray10  Soup & gourmet grilled cheese is great for the day before or after when the last thing you want to do is cook a big meal
@NationalPro: Quesadillas! I can whip up a good batch
@MiddleSeatView:  Cheese. Crusty bread. Wine. Done.

Q10. Best entertainment on a whim #NUTS
@TravelBlggr  DVD fake fireplace on TV.
@mygo2it:  Best entertainment on a whim #NUTS >>Me after a few glasses of holiday cheer!
@Quipidity  Tobogganning! So much fun!
@2Travelaholics  Children + pets + peanut butter. GO!
@marktravel  easy- turning on the TV; almost as easy- go to the movies and pick one in line
@ilivetotravel  Keep eating!
@SportsShuffle  The Would You Rather… game
@GreystoneEstate Singing carols by the fireplace
@2trucks1week  just add more alcohol
@JFCPR   My cousin carol bringing the words to 12 days of xmas and assigning everyone a part to sing. too funny

 

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