I ugly wrapped this year. On purpose. My grandmother would be mortified. But I did it for Babu, who would be pleased, I think, and also maybe a bit mortified. Here is the result:
Yes, I wrapped Christmas presents in Birthday, Anniversary, any other holiday paper. I was delighted to wrap a present for my 14 year old nephew in “to the bride” paper. Some of the paper was so old it was almost disintegrating as I wrapped. But here is the important part. As you know if you know this family at all, everything is saved, reused, nothing is wasted. While cleaning out this house I found old, mostly used, wrapping paper in a cabinet. Some of it is retro and really quite cool. So, I decided to use it this year to make Babu happy that I didn’t just throw it away and also, as a way to keep her close. My family was very kind and accepting of this rather odd gesture.
Sorry not sorry I ugly wrapped this year.
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This was a lovely idea.
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I’t kind of funny…I didn’t find it ugly at all. Happy Holidays!
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Haha, thank you! One of my family mmbers did think I got presents confused and brought the wrong ones because a bunch of them said “happy birthday.” Oh, well. Still sorry not sorry.