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Has everyone already decided on what they are going to buy for their little ones for Christmas? If so, what is it? Any ideas for stocking stuffers?
We are driving up to my SIL's house for Thanksgiving and she had the idea of having Christmas the day after since we all can't spend Christmas together. So now I'm thinking of ideas for them and for Cam.
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We're keeping things really, really simple this year. We don't have much money or much space and I feel pretty certain that more stuff does not equal happier happier kids (though my ds vehemently disagrees!).
Her stocking will probably have socks/tights, toothbrush (thanks for the idea, guys!) maybe some bath stuff?
She'll also get some pjs, book(s) a doll (dh said "ANOTHER doll?!?!?" dude, she has one doll. ONE!) and I would like dh to make her a little wooden doll bed.
I would really like to find a gift for both kids to share but I haven't come up with any good ideas. Any suggestions?
I am done shopping for the kids, and wrapped! be jealous actually I have to finish early because we spend Christmas at my parents so I get everything together and send it home with my parents so it is there and ready to go on Christmas.
Anyway I got Sam a Little Tikes ATV ride on thing....and a helmet LOL he loves all things with wheels and he will love this I think. So that is his big gift I also got him some Tonka trucks, books, puzzles, wooden magnets, some clothes and the Toy Story 3 spiral racetrack thingy. Oh and a little guitar because he and Sydney currently fight like crazy over hers which is old and broken anyway, it is the source of many fights around here so I got them each a new one. I haven't done stocking stuff yet but usually that is just odds and ends I pick up last minute.
Wow... I have no idea. Haven't thought about it yet. We'll see what black Friday has to offer. Or I will wait for December. I have a TERRIBLE time buying presents and not giving them out so I can't do it too early.
I've started shopping, not finished. Jealous, Kim!
For DD, she's getting the trip to Disney in February/March. I'm wrapping up a Cinderella dress and shoes with a note from "Cinderella" inviting her to the castle for breakfast. She is also getting books, a guitar, Taylor Swift doll, Smurfs DVD, Hello Kitty blanket, leotard and tights for dance class, clothes, pj's. Her stocking will have the DVD, hair stuff, a Smurfette doll, bath stuff, etc.
Luke is getting a train set, water table, pj's, clothes, Cookie Monster toy, Mickey Mouse car, books. His stocking will have toothbrush, Dumbo DVD, bath toys, etc.
Julie is getting lots and lots of stuff. She hasn't gotten anything new since her birthday (other than the outside playset that my brother gave us and a table/chair) so all of her toys are infant ones. I kind of feel bad for her cause she seems bored playing with what she has. So this is what I've gotten so far through sales:
Dora Fiesta Kitchen
Puzzles & wooden shape sorter
Cookie monster cookie counter
Elmo talking block things
FP Zoo Talkers
FP House (like a little people thing)
She is also getting a megabloks train, rody horse, sesame giggle microwave, books and some other things that I can get on sale as well. I also have to supply toys at her Oma's, so we will welcome any duplicates or just anything for that matter.
I'm getting her a play kitchen, maybe a few little accessories to open and some clothes. and PJs. We're going skiing so we won't be home for christmas eve/day and honestly I already have such a hard time with the holidays I don't want to make it a big deal until she's old enough to enjoy it.
We are doing 3 gifts and a stocking. So far, we've decided on getting her a play table set from Ikea. I would also like to get her a new book, and something like a toy laptop or cell phone since she is always wanting to get on and use ours LOL.
And I'm so jealous of you already having everything done, Kim!! I really need to get things together, baby is due in just 6 weeks, ekkkkkkkkkkkk.
I'm thinking of getting some wooden food/kitchen stuff for his kitchen I got him a little bit ago at the consignment shop. I don't want to do too much for him though-we'll do books too and a dump truck. Stocking I'm thinking bath toys and other random little things.
Gabriel will be getting a mini shopping cart (Melissa and Doug brand); he LOVES pushing those things around! He'll also get a bunch of books and probably some clothes from my parents. Not sure what else yet. He doesn't really need anything...I am thinking about getting him some sort of doll, since his little brother will be arriving in February, to teach him how to treat a baby. We'll see.
I am thinking this will be the year of the playhouse, but I am not opposed to buying it used if I find a decent one for a great price. This would be for BOTH Kayleigh and Levi to "share" as their big gift. I think they will LOVE it, and we are going to keep it outdoors so it seems downright foolish to buy it new. Teenage dd is wanting a laptop but that is more than I typically spend so idk, although she really needs it for schoolwork and she never had a birthday party this year. Kayleigh already has a few small things I had found on super sale earlier...the disney fairies set of dolls, pink whiteboard for her room, and watercolor art set. Levi has nothing yet, and idk what to get, but stockings will be candy, bath stuff, and I will be on the lookout for a bit more, but so thankful that I am not the odd one out who will NOT be dropping gobs of money on Christmas.