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Secret Santa gift for $50


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#1 Princess Bubblegum

Posted 16 December 2012 - 07:51 PM

DP's side of the family are doing Secret Santa for the adults this year (hallelujah!!) and the agreed cost of individual presents is set at around $50.

We are allowed to write a wish list of three things that may help our Secret Santa in purchasing gifts. I've got a few things, trying to narrow it down xmas_tongue.gif

What would you you put on your list?

#2 mitty82

Posted 16 December 2012 - 07:59 PM

$50 bunnings voucher(i really want a jack and jill outdoor chair this would be used towards it)
A voucher to get a set of acrylic nails
a blender...i havent got one and im sure my neighbour is sick and tired of me borrowing hers

#3 BadCat

Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:00 PM

Books
Aquaium gear
Toolbox

#4 Carmen02

Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:02 PM

village voucher (love going to the movies)
nice soaps
candles

#5 *Lib*

Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:05 PM

Facial

#6 JustBeige

Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:06 PM

Movie voucher.
Voucher from Book Depository
Perfume - though it would have to be a donation to my fav.

or sling me the cash so I can spend it as the mood takes me.



Can I just say that I would be stressing majorly if I had to even think about Christmas present shopping at this late stage (to me its late)

Edited by JustBeige, 16 December 2012 - 08:09 PM.


#7 Princess Bubblegum

Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:15 PM

QUOTE (JustBeige)
Can I just say that I would be stressing majorly if I had to even think about Christmas present shopping at this late stage (to me its late)


I haven't bought one single present yet. Actually, I lie, I have bought one thing for my dad. I have to buy all my kids presents, plus something for my mum and something else for my dad, my sisters and their partners, my nephews and nieces (2 of each), and my DP's, oh, and my secret santa's present too. And then possibly token gifts for extended family who I will see on Christmas Day, depending on how much will to live I have after all that. Living on the edge! Woo!



#8 YodaTheWrinkledOne

Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:57 PM

book/music voucher
cinema tickets
beauty voucher at my fav beauty salon  (it's a rare treat)
some nice earrings
a trendy little insulated lunch bag for work with some decent plastic ware containers
Some of the paper lanterns from Typo (like this)
Gift voucher for TypoArt to create a personalise print with DH's name, my name, when we met, when we married, DD1's name & birthdate, DD2's name and birthdate (small print like 7" x 7" or 10" x 12" to hang in our bedroom, not one of the large prints)


Or cruise some websites like Etsy, etc and see if anything takes your fancy.  There are similar Australian sites as well, like ....
MadeIt

Hand-made.com.au

OzHandmade

#9 Charlie & Lola

Posted 16 December 2012 - 09:18 PM

We do this in my family but we have a no voucher rule.

On my list will be:

A Tote Bag
Books
Perfume
A BIG Beach Towel
Costume Jewelry





#10 LynnyP

Posted 16 December 2012 - 09:25 PM

In order: Bottle of Aberlour, Glenmorangie, Dead Arm Shiraz.

#11 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 16 December 2012 - 09:37 PM

$50 Bunnings voucher
$50 KikkiK voucher
Giant picnic rug



#12 ~9YearsLater

Posted 16 December 2012 - 09:47 PM

$50 lululemon voucher.

#13 *melrose*

Posted 16 December 2012 - 10:58 PM

shoes and handbags

Edited by *melrose*, 16 December 2012 - 10:59 PM.


#14 JustBeige

Posted 17 December 2012 - 05:35 AM

QUOTE (Koufuku @ 16/12/2012, 09:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I haven't bought one single present yet. Actually, I lie, I have bought one thing for my dad. I have to buy all my kids presents, plus something for my mum and something else for my dad, my sisters and their partners, my nephews and nieces (2 of each), and my DP's, oh, and my secret santa's present too. And then possibly token gifts for extended family who I will see on Christmas Day, depending on how much will to live I have after all that. Living on the edge! Woo!

Yep, that would definitely have me sobbing laughing2.gif

I think though if you know exactly what you want and what shop carries it, that makes a difference.

Good luck whith your shop!

Edited by JustBeige, 17 December 2012 - 05:36 AM.


#15 slummymummy

Posted 17 December 2012 - 05:42 AM

A book voucher.
A Diva gift card.
A DJs gift card.




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