Secret Santa Likes and Dislikes thread
, Nov 04 2012 06:35 PM
62 replies to this topic
Posted 04 November 2012 - 06:35 PM
I thought I would go ahead and start one, as i really want to know what my SS recipient likes.
I don't drink tea or coffee,
I love the colour purple.
The iris is my favourite flower.
I like Dr Who and Star Trek
I like to sew (when I get time)
I love to paint, watercolours mostly.
I have just begun studying at uni for the first time.
I do not like soaps, candles etc that smells, perfumes or skin products.
I hope that gives someone a clue as to what to get me.
Edited by Barefoot, 05 November 2012 - 02:20 PM.
Posted 04 November 2012 - 06:40 PM
I don't like tea/coffee
I don't like pink
I don't like smelly stuff/soap/girls stuff
I like to read
I like Christmas decorations
I like silver
Posted 04 November 2012 - 08:22 PM
Hello secret santa.
I thought I would post in here too
I LOVE the colour pink.
I drink teas, all sorts
I sew when I can
LOL not that often but I love to sand sew too,
I am also a baker.... lol when I am not pregnant.
I think thats about all I can tell you about me.
I hope this helps
ETA I am have a contact allergy to red dye in things like body products
so anything that is derived from der eg orange or purple is a no no too
My bathroom also dosent have a bath tub :-( only a shower
Edited by AgEm_my_world, 04 November 2012 - 09:56 PM.
Posted 04 November 2012 - 08:35 PM
Hi to my SS thought I would also add here
Quiting / sewing
reading mostly about australia's past
smelly things for the bath
I really are happy to receive anything for me
Can I also add that I am going out of state on the 15th Dec until New Year.
Posted 04 November 2012 - 08:44 PM
I dont drink tea or coffee
I cannot handle most things fragrance due to asthma (including body stuff, soaps, candles, burners, perfume etc)
I am not a bath person
I cannot sew for the life of me
I am allergic to most make up
I only have shortish hair so dont put it up as i dont need it
My favourite colour is pink
I love chocolate (and it loves my hips) except fruit and nut (and lollies and biccies)
I love to read (especially on my iPad as its easier to take out)
I do like jewellry but I have to be careful with anything with plastic in it
I like to watch dvd's especially comedy, star wars, family guy, simpsons
I love going to the movies
In saying that I rarely get presents so anything guarentees I will be delighted
Edited by hiddensecrets, 04 November 2012 - 08:44 PM.
Posted 04 November 2012 - 08:56 PM
hi to my SS
i LOVE the colour pink, all shades
i love to bake
i like to read and listen to music etc
i don;t drink tea or coffee but love hot chocolate
i do eat chocolate
smelly things for the bath
although to be honest, i would be happy with anything, as i rarely get presents lol
Posted 04 November 2012 - 09:06 PM
pink and purple
any pretty things
I am not into-
yellow, orange and brown
Posted 04 November 2012 - 09:19 PM
Hello Secret Santa
Pretty (but not chunky) necklaces
I don't like:
Earrings (I don't have my ears pierced)
I hope that helps! I'm very excited to have something under the tree that I haven't chosen myself - whether actually buying or just hinting, lol!
Posted 04 November 2012 - 09:52 PM
Hi Secret Santa,
Thanks for participating
I am very easy to please.
I am a SAHM who likes:
I am learning cake decorating
I love to bake decorated cookies and make chocolates
Vampires (including Twilight, shhhhh it's a secret)
Would like to learn to scrapbook my millions of photos.
Coffee, tea, hot chocolate
REALLY I will love anything you are kind enough to send.
My only dislike and it is not that I don't like it, but I can not use any perfumed lotions, soaps or body washes etc due to skin allergies.
Thanks SS and I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas.
Posted 05 November 2012 - 04:30 AM
I like candles - natural fresh scents - coconut/lime, frangipani, rose etc
Love good quality choc
wide brim sun hats'
tea towles (non themed)
I hope you have as much fun seeking a gift as I will.
Posted 05 November 2012 - 05:19 AM
I'm a girly girl-i adore pink, purple, glitter
Like many in this thread i sew-and knit, crochet, cross stitch. you name it i've probably tried it (much to my husbands disgust)
I'm a nerd/geek (favourite fandom's are harry potter, hitchhikers guide to the galaxy and anything to do with dragons)
i love my vegie patch, although it is slowly turning into a fruit garden (i'm slowly building a briar patch)
I am pregnant (and will be until well after christmas), but haven't given up my tea or coffee (or sushi
I will love anything sent to me, i'm really not that fussy (and i love a good surprise), and have no real dislikes to name (unless you want to gift me with whingy children, spiders, or a man with man flu. then we might have a problem
Posted 05 November 2012 - 05:54 AM
dresses (summer ones)
Herbal teas (i only like tetley green tea but all other brand of hebals are good)
I love buying baby clothes (even though im only ttc)
i love country music
I love reading
I am allergic to seafood and milk (lactose introlernt)
I dont like most music of today
i love jewllery but I have to becareful of cheap metals (they turn my skin green) and I dont have my ears peirced as my body regects and earring (expensive or not) if i think of anything else i will be back
Posted 05 November 2012 - 06:55 AM
Hi there SS
Mmmm this is a tough one well here goes:
Books on trivia and the other useless bits of information that make you go wow!! - like on the back of the libra pads!
Recipe book holder
I absolutely love Airwick shimmering lights stinky or smells along those lines in a stink candle in a glass!
A decent black pen .....or thousand
(They keep walking from my desk)
I really don't know - I have short hair so not much point in hair things
Moisturisers as I cannot use most
Posted 05 November 2012 - 07:10 AM
I love pink, hand cream, coffee and I knit and read a lot. I've just bought my own little house all by myself
I don't like bath stuff
Merry Christmas everybody!
Posted 05 November 2012 - 09:03 AM
Hi Secret Santa, Below is a list of my some of my favourite things and some of my least favourite things. To be honest I'm not that fussy and love most things.
I'm a real girly, girl so love pretty things my favourite colours are red, pink and purple.
I love coffee, tea and herbal teas
Been known to love my red wine
Owls (just love all that owl stuff out at the moment but have none)
I love christmas it's my favourite tiime of year I'm like a big kid
Good quality chocolate
Thank you SS
Posted 05 November 2012 - 09:55 AM
Hi secret santa!!
Ok, here goes:
I like typography
words, text... like those wooden words for decoration?
Quirky things (I just bought quotation mark bookends, for example)
Retro/ rockabilly anything. Love hair accessories (Hair is black now, not red like in sig)
Purple, green, blue, red.
I don't like clutter, nick knack type things that collect dust
smelly bath/ body products
tea/ coffee etc
Hope that helps a little
Posted 05 November 2012 - 12:46 PM
Well I love my sports. I watch any sport! I am an obsessive runner. too.
I am fairly easy as i love presents! As I drink coffee, eat choccy etc and no allergies!
With dislikes... I had a mountain of bath soaps and body lotions that have been given to me over the last 10 or so christmases so please none of that stuff.
Hope that sort of helps.
I will love whatever I am given!
Posted 05 November 2012 - 01:43 PM
Hi Secret Santa
Thank you in advance :-)
Homemade items - Love browsing Etsy, Madeit
Favourite colours - Pink, Green, Blue
Visiting art galleries
Browsing the card section of newsagents
Coffee and Tea
I don't listen to much music
Shopping for clothes
Best wishes for the festive season
Posted 05 November 2012 - 02:22 PM
I'm an easy going kinda gal, and I'll happily receive whatever you send me.
But for a little bit of information about me to help you on your way....
I'm a bit of a geek, I like Dr Who, Stargate, and good old-fashioned action movies (no chick-flicks for this little mouse).
I'm a graphic designer, artist, and a crochet fanatic... if you bought me yarn, I'd probably swoon with delight. I don't need hooks though - I make my own! (told you I was a fanatic...)
I like pretty things, but I'm not overly 'girly', and I have long curly hair. Nice strong hair ties would be awesome as I keep breaking them. I also like kayaking, but you don't need to buy me one of those
I love vintage and handmade and delightfully smelly candles.
My favourite colours are anything that is bright and fun.
My 'dislikes' aren't that I dislike anything, more that.... I don't drink coffee and I have enough lotions/creams to keep me going for quite a while
Hope that helps!
Posted 05 November 2012 - 02:48 PM
I will love anything you send me because it may be the only thing I unwrap without prior knowledge of what it is! But a bit about me... I love coffee, fancy tea cups and unique jewellery. I love to read and write. I like pretty things to wear in my hair. I'm getting married in March.
I don't like or am useless at cooking, sewing, crafty things, real flowers (they all make me sneeze), and bath salts. That's it.
Exciting! And to my secret receiver, please post in here soon!
Posted 05 November 2012 - 04:08 PM
Hi Secret Santa
smelly stuff - soaps, sprays, moisturisers etc
thats all i can think of atm? LOL
pink is my fav colour.
i love tea
chocolate is a fav, however trying to cut it out
i love photo frames
i hav always wanted a proper tea pot
i have a soft spot for handmade or one of a kind items.
i love kitchen utensils
love love love cookbooks of any type.
hope that helps?
i kinda like everything, im really not hard to please
merry christmas everyone!!!
Posted 05 November 2012 - 05:24 PM
I am very easy going and cant wait for Christmas
Christmas and Christmas Decorations
words, text... like those wooden words for decoration?
I dont like:
Hope thats helps
Merry Christmas to all
Posted 05 November 2012 - 05:25 PM
Yaye how exciting!
Loves: Whippets (breed of dog) and anything with Whippets on it, Perfumes (flowery and feminine, LOVE miniature bottles)
Likes: Nail polishes, owls, funky stationery, chocolate, sun catchers, homemade things
Will edit as things come to mind!
Posted 05 November 2012 - 07:11 PM
So excited here!! Can't wait to go shopping - I love Christmas time!!! Likes:
* The Body shop ... anything!!!
* PJ's (sz 14)
* Lip balm/lip gloss
* Candles (ie. mainly dusk)
* Photo frames
* Ferrero Rochers
* Lindt (except dark)
* Funky pens
* Moccona coffee
* Cook books (seafood/asian/cakes)
* Cute/funky magnets
* Bundaberg Rum
* Parramatta Eels
Favourite colours are purple, pink and silver.
Big thank you in advance!! I hope you have as much fun as I will shopping for a gift. And I'm sure I will love whatever you choose!
Edited by *blossom*, 07 November 2012 - 11:29 AM.
Posted 05 November 2012 - 10:14 PM
Hi Secret Santa
I have to agree with the general consensus, I am another who doesn't like moisturizers or bath products.
I like almost anything else and tend to like practical gifts and not dust collectors.
I am really looking forward to getting a present who's contents is unknown.
Thank you Santa.
Edited by SMOKER, 05 November 2012 - 11:23 PM.
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