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Old Nov 25, '12, 5:34 pm
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The first weekend of Advent usually. Not this year as I won't be home then. It will have to wait until the next weekend.
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Old Nov 25, '12, 5:43 pm
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I put up my tree and decorate on Christmas Eve. How about you?
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When do YOU put up your Christmas tree?
I usually start the day after Thanksgiving. I do it in 3 phases.

Day 1. Tree up, just lights (it's a pre-lit artificial). I like it bare for at least one night.
Day 2. Decorator ornaments put on (gold and white).
Day 3. Kids' collection of ornaments (they each have a set and I add 1 every year).

But the Nativity set goes out first of all.
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On Christmas eve. My grandma taught me that was the proper way and I never questioned it. So I've just carried on with the custom.
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Normally, our tree is set up from Dec. 6 (Feast of St. Nicholas) until Jan. 6 (Epiphany)... however, this year my husband is scheduled to have a hernia operation on Nov. 30 and is not supposed to be doing any lifting of items over 10 lbs. for a few weeks... hence we will have to set the tree up early (even if it's not decorated!)
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No earlier than Advent III.
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It is up. It is just a practical matter. I have the weekend off after Thanksgiving.
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We have always put ours up the Friday after Thanksgiving...
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First week of December.
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Traditionally the weekend before Christmas (because that is always easier when we were working) and leave it up until the weekend after Epiphany.

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It is left up from the Friday after Thanksgiving until Epiphany Sunday.
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Day after Thanksgiving.
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We put some Christmas decorations up on the first Sunday of Advent. Because we always get a live tree, we normally wait until mid-December before putting it up. You don't want the needles to drop!
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