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16/10/2013 at 10:36
I'm doing okay I think.
Niece - roller skates, just need some chocs or something to go with them.
Nephew - remote control helicopter, just need chocs/sweets.
Baby niece - My first doll and pushchair, will also get an outfit for her.
Niece - Ferby friend thingy, need more stuff for her but not sure what.
Brother - Just a book so far.
So far for E - 1D tickets, couple of dvds, remote control helicopter, goggles and snorkel (random present I know but she is always buying crappy ones on holiday which never work so have bought her a decent one), Little Mix lunch box. I want to get her some 1D stuff - CD, DVD, hoody, stationery etc. I'll also get her some new clothes but not sure what else.
So far for J - Nexus 7 tablet, helicopter, DVDs, book, goggles and snorkel, bag for football boots. Still to get, football boots, Nerf gun, that's all I can think of so far.
Haven't bought anything for any adults yet - that's always the boring part.
16/10/2013 at 10:38
I've not started! Always wait until my eldest's birthday is over at the end of October.
16/10/2013 at 10:45
I have actually started and bought a few things for C when I was shopping in town last week, plus I ordered a couple of books from Amazon last month
So far I've got him operation game, a little hexbugs thing to add on to what he's already got www.thetoyshop.com/.../513752, and one of the hexbug aquabots, plus the two books.
No idea what to get for anyone else yet!
16/10/2013 at 11:05
Is it really?! Not done as much as I'd have liked to.
E- Barbies, Sports play set, Buckets/spades, Vet dressing up set and accessories, Hungry Hippos, PJs, Thomas figures, DVDs and Books
M- Talking Thomas characters, wooden shape sorter, Tool Set, Wooden Activity Station, DVDs and books.
I've also got a few bits for stocking fillers. Planning on buying them each a Poang Chair from Ikea or a bean bag for the living room, have bought fluffy bath towels in Pottery Barn Kids but want to have their names embroidered on to them. It's Ms birthday the week before so think we will get him a Smart Trike for it so I'm stumped for a main present at Xmas for him.
I've bought my nieces dolls, medical playsets and clothes. Got a kitchen for my youngest nephew and want to do a little stocking to go with it. My sisters and I will be putting money together to buy a weekend away for my parents this year as we always buy the same things each year and it's boring!
16/10/2013 at 11:17
Kids are sorted pretty much. Just little stocking fillers like sweets etc.
Parents will be having theatre tickets from us and my brother. Got loads that will do for random kids I need to buy for. Need something else for niece.
H wants money for a new xbox.
That's mostly it I think!
16/10/2013 at 11:45
The kids are sorted, in fact I have to stop myself from buying for them, as I don't have much for anyone else, but they have tons.
H so far has a t-shirt and a DVD. I'll perhaps get him some smellies too, but then that's it. I aren't going overboard this year, there's not much we need/want, and we're hoping to fit in DLP next year as well as two weeks in turkey so want to save some pennies.
For my family, we're doing a secret Santa, it gets crazy each year, and so rather than buying everyone a present, we're going to secret Santa. H can sort out his family. I've just got to get something for my little niece. She will be 16 months, i'm thinking happy land maybe, but I aren't sure if she will be too young.
16/10/2013 at 12:36
I'm really stuck for L.
So far I have actually here
Scooter, mega blocks, some jigsaws, happy land boat, cars, wooden garage (on order, collecting tomorrow), furreal friend, magna doodle
(Need some more happy land stuff, no idea what else)
Scooter, kerplunk, operation, magic set
(Wrestler set, possibly camera, gator football, no idea what else, possibly goal posts)
1d bag, silver hair spray
(Possibly hair crimpers, nail varnish)
American sweets, a bloody trip to Munich!!!
(Possibly considering headphones or a wine club membership)
A grandparent plaque
(Not sure what else to get)
16/10/2013 at 13:49
I've got my eldest her main present (a full size drum kit!!) and just need to get her some bits to go with it, and some toys/clothes for my LG :) normally i leave it till last minute.
16/10/2013 at 16:40
Some of you are really organised.
I've managed to get a couple of things this afternoon, the Nerf gun for J and a 1D onsie for E.
16/10/2013 at 17:32
I'll leave now...
16/10/2013 at 18:10
Jog on AK
16/10/2013 at 18:54
Had a lot in home and bargain! www.homebargains.co.uk/.../2-toys-games.aspx
16/10/2013 at 18:56
Got some of H's; elbow tickets & a set of walking books. Not sure what else to get him.
One brother is getting a shower radio, the other a set of the James Bond novels.
My mum is having a book, some pretty dip bowls & possibly something else.
Cousin is having baking equipment. auntie & step mum are having books.
No idea for my grandparents, dad, step dad or male cousin. I find men the hardest!
17/10/2013 at 11:38
So far I have about 3 stocking fillers for my daughter. That is all.
Super organised me
I'm a bit stuck as I don't know what to get her this year apart from NOT getting her the yappy dog toy she saw recently and has been asking for. I had loads of ideas last year. This year I've just got some hair clips, lip balm and a notebook so far. Oh and I discovered a box of paints which I bought ages ago in the ELC sale and have been at the back of the cupboard today so she can have those as well.
She's already got two stockings and a bag hanging on the outside of her bedroom door ready for all the stuff she thinks Santa is going to put in there. She's going to be one disappointed girl on Christmas Day as 'Santa' is not that generous
For H I'll probably get a new jumper to replace the one I ruined in the washing machine earlier in the year. Plus some books and DVDs when he tells me what he wants.
My mum is getting a decorative metal frame thing for the garden.
Then there's the rest of the family to think about. It gets difficult as we have 5 family birthdays in December and January as well. So that's lots of people to buy for.
17/10/2013 at 19:40
do you have the HL train set CP? It's half price so we've just snapped that up.
Otherwise I'm pretty much done for the kids, but need to buy for my parents x2 sets and inlaws too. I'm thinking probably a canvas or similar of E.. Then my work SS but it's not yet been drawn!
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