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26 May 2009 @ 08:57 am
Christmas in May...  
The hardest thing about being a year-round holiday shopper is finding something delicious and then needing to wait 6-7 months to be ready to give it. :P
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world_rim_walkeworld_rim_walke on May 26th, 2009 02:49 pm (UTC)
I have a simple solution to this: just give it to them as a random gift or find an excuse.
eithni: Pictisheithni on May 26th, 2009 02:58 pm (UTC)
Yeah, usually I would, but I snapped up FOUR copies of a delicious book for some of the hardest-to-buy-for boys on my list. I'm afraid I won't find anything nearly so good again this year, I know I didn't last year!
world_rim_walkeworld_rim_walke on May 26th, 2009 03:02 pm (UTC)
In that situation, just sitting on the awesome gifts is perfectly understandable. My gifts are often more time-sensitive.
eithni: Pictisheithni on May 26th, 2009 03:09 pm (UTC)
Yup. Only perishable if I lick them too much. :)
world_rim_walkeworld_rim_walke on May 26th, 2009 03:12 pm (UTC)
Thank you for that mental image.
eithni: snapeeithni on May 26th, 2009 03:17 pm (UTC)
You're most welcome. :)
Denisilaifire on May 26th, 2009 05:03 pm (UTC)
Yay!! Tasty bookses!
judithsewstoojudithsewstoo on May 26th, 2009 04:05 pm (UTC)
*chuckle* Just make sure that if you put them somewhere *safe* you make notes as to *WHERE* that *safe* place is so you can find them again. ;)

So speaks the voice of experience. ;) :p
whymcwhymc on May 26th, 2009 09:04 pm (UTC)
Just a quick tip: Saran Wrap can be applied to the covers of particularly lickable books, and prevents almost all of the potential drool damage. It's saved my Guy Gavriel Kay books on more than one occasion...
eithni: jumpingeithni on May 26th, 2009 09:49 pm (UTC)
Good plan!