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December 12th, 2014, 08:49 AM
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This is off baby topic but what do you plan or did you get your significant other for christmas? Do you give gifts to your parents or other family members for Christmas also? Do you go home to you parents or extended family for the holidays or just stay home?
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December 12th, 2014, 09:28 AM
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I got dh cologne, beats headphones, some workout gear and new sneakers. We made a calendar with pictures of our son and the family for our in laws and send them a centerpiece - they live a few states away. My siblings and I chipped in to get my parents a tv. We will go over there this year around lunch time until after dinner
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December 12th, 2014, 12:26 PM
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I got DH some clothes and a deer jerky maker lol. We don't do a lot gift wise for each other at Christmas. I've been so focused on getting DS stuff since this is the first Christmas he understands somewhat (he was 8 months last year). I do also get presents for immediate family and some extended family as well.
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December 12th, 2014, 12:40 PM
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splurged this year since I am sure from now on it will be more about the baby :-) we are first timers ya know! I got my husband a tablet. I don't know much about them so I went off reviews and got him a galaxy 4 Tab.....if he doesn't like it I think he can just return it. I got it cyber Monday so it was $200 cheaper :-)

We got his parents a HUGE gift this year, but they have done so much for us and will be primary caregiver for baby during work hours. We are getting them new carpet, what they have now is from the 70's and kinda gross! It is benefiting us too since I don't want the baby hanging around old gross carpet.
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December 12th, 2014, 01:13 PM
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We plan to see my family on christmas eve and dh's family on christmas day. I haven't purchased my gift yet, but will soon. It's a little thing as we don't get much for each other right now. We just bought a house and like to focus on the kiddos. I want to buy them everything!
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December 12th, 2014, 02:20 PM
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We are seeing my in-laws on Christmas Eve and my parents on Christmas day- All live within a mile from us. Yes, DH and I exchange a few gifts, and we buy presents for our parents. Our main focus though is on our daughter, and she gets the majority of the gifts. DH's birthday is Dec. 22! It's a busy week for us!
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December 13th, 2014, 10:19 AM
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For Christmas, we stay at home. Our kids struggle with the chaos of Christmas, the change in routine, so it's easier to stay at home. If people wish to come over, they can. We come down and open presents, then have a brunch meal.

I got DH a grooming kit, some vinyl toys, a tshirt, some fun socks, and plan to get him some concert tickets. The concert is on his birthday in March, so we are making that his birthday and our anniversary gift. We have to make lots of arrangements before we can even think about going out on a date, so we splurge once a year for something like this.
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April 10th, 2017, 01:56 AM
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A techie gift is the best option, especially when it comes to your kids. With a growing trend in technology, gifting any affordable item such as an iPod or headphone or a music player would be great as it will not cost you much plus will make your kids happy. I have a friend who got a pair of cheap noise isolating headphones for his teenage brother, and had a great experience. He got a good deal and they are also good quality headphones. And the most important thing, the happiness of his brother, that was priceless.
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