Jump to content

Best Gift 2012
*spin off*


  • Please log in to reply
29 replies to this topic

#1 kristylee21

Posted 24 December 2012 - 02:52 PM

So a blatant spin off from the worst gift 2012 thread.
Who's got the bect Gift this year?
*warning no award for this thread as you already have an awesome gift  xmas_tongue.gif *

Ill start:
My lovely dp managed to completely supprise me and brought me the matching lounge for our loungeroom. We have only had one lounge since we moved in 18months ago and now i have the matching one that also happens to be a sofa bed!!! I can have guests stay without making them sleep on the floor!!!!!!!!!!

#2 Wishing2011

Posted 24 December 2012 - 02:58 PM

Yep I got a BFP original.gif

#3 kristylee21

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:06 PM

*LIKE* congratulations Wishing2011

#4 Mummzy

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:08 PM

DF bought me a $500 VIP ticket to see Mariah Carey in Sydney.
Absolute dream come true to see her live.  biggrin.gif  eexcite.gif

#5 ~Mintie~

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:16 PM

I got a new DSLR, Iphone5 and Ipad. Also got a Dyson and new washing machine which made life much easier original.gif

Congrats Wishing2011!

#6 monkeys mum

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:18 PM

Congrats Wishing!!!

The best gift I'm giving is to my brother and his girlfriend, their getting a beach set with sarong, towels, floppy straw hats, a beach ball, a glow in the dark beach ball and a bucket and spade set. My brother especially will love it even though he's mid twenties lol his bday gift is pretty good too. He's getting a bottle of vodka but the bottle is a skull and a t-shirt that says shhhh this is my hangover t-shirt.



#7 blackcat20

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:19 PM

My dad and step-mum got me a new bedside table which Ive been wanting for ages. Tried to buy it a few months ago and they sold out pretty much while I was in store. I'm getting money for an iPad mini too, so its a pretty good Christmas this year.

#8 Goggie

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:19 PM

QUOTE (Wishing2011 @ 24/12/2012, 03:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yep I got a BFP original.gif


Awww congrats! That was me last Christmas and I have a gorgeous 4 month old now.

DH bought us a joint present which is a tablet. Pretty cool and means I can finally get rid of my ancient PC.

#9 KeysToMyHeart

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:20 PM

Congratulations Wishing2011!!!

I am getting a bike this Christmas - my first ever BRAND NEW bike! I always got a hand me down or second hand bike growing up.

#10 Madeline's Mum

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:30 PM

DH got me a stunning Michael Kors watch after I showed him a photo of one I liked months ago, I can't wait to open it. It would have been a fantastic surprise, but he sent it to our friends in Texas to then forward on to us and I accidentally saw the FB messages they sent each other. Still awesome, though!

#11 Fat Amy

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:40 PM

I just got the best Christmas present ever. A new baby girl. wub.gif

#12 little lion

Posted 24 December 2012 - 03:45 PM

QUOTE (Wishing2011 @ 24/12/2012, 02:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yep I got a BFP original.gif


Congratulations! I remember you from "... Is my month". I'm so pleased for you. I hope things go perfectly this time for you.



#13 bluecardigans

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:10 PM

QUOTE (Wishing2011 @ 24/12/2012, 03:58 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yep I got a BFP original.gif

Congratulations, awesome gift. tthumbs.gif

#14 bluecardigans

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:20 PM

QUOTE (Milmo @ 24/12/2012, 04:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I just got the best Christmas present ever. A new baby girl. wub.gif

Lovely.  wub.gif

#15 Nerileeway

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:23 PM

A ragdoll kitten.  I am so in love!

#16 tkenhrb

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:28 PM


A new puppy

#17 jo-v

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:39 PM

The gift I gave myself of losing 20kgs since DD was born and getting to my goal of 55kgs.  eexcite.gif

I've worked blooming hard and deserve to look hot in my bikini!  blush.gif

#18 Ireckon

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:44 PM

ph34r.gif A tardis tea pot....    ph34r.gif


#19 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:53 PM

A Swarovski crystal hello kitty pendant. A gift from myself biggrin.gif

#20 blackcat20

Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:13 PM

The best present from myself was paying out my car loan, two years early. I get to start 2013 debt-free!

#21 Lulubin

Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:45 PM

An engagement ring biggrin.gif

#22 kadoodle

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:10 PM

My parents got DH, the kids and me a zoo membership.

#23 Ferelsmegz

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:15 PM

The sweetest kitten ever!!!

#24 ComradeBob

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:19 PM

The iPad my boss got me!

#25 *Pebs*

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:20 PM

My BFF and her partner sent me baby cheeses via express post (from Darwin to Regional NSW)... she said it was for the religious aspect.

I cracked up laughing when I opened it and I am wishing I had some toothpicks on hand!

(Kath and Kim fans will understand this!).






0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

11 things that will happen when you're breastfeeding

After having three children and various degrees of success feeding them all, there's one thing I can tell you: virtually nothing will go as planned.

Surgery for baby born with a tail

A baby born with a tail has had it removed after doctors feared the birth defect might cause long term damage to his lower body.

When 'skin to skin' becomes a family affair

An adorable photo of a little boy and his dad enjoying skin to skin contact with newborn twins is melting hearts everywhere.

35 hilariously weird 'top tips'

Who would have thunk it? We never knew there were so many uses for feminine hygiene products. 

Pregnancy skin woes: acne, dry skin, itchy skin

Here are some of the most common skin complaints in pregnancy and how to tackle them, face on.

Watch this fun dance class for babywearing dads

Is there anything sexier than a babywearing dad?

Parents, this is how to cut grapes to avoid choking

One mum has learnt a harrowing lesson about the best way to cut grapes to make it safe for toddlers and little kids to eat.

When your kids have totally different temperaments

Sometimes it has felt like whiplash parenting. She perches watchfully while I vacuum; he tries to climb on and go for a ride.

How do our stress levels influence our baby?

Since having my second baby a number of people have commented on how placid, content and settled he is and, similarly, many have commented on how this is a reflection of how I am with him.

Separation anxiety isn't just for kids

Despite its prevalence, most doctors tend to be reluctant to diagnose adult patients with separation anxiety.

A charm bracelet, a boy, and my beliefs questioned

I was staring at the face of my son, realising that my once steadfast decision to be open minded was quickly unravelling at the seams.

Why I'm so grateful for Hayden Panettiere's PND honesty

There are baby steps and giant leaps forward. But there are steps backwards, too. And, oh, how they can hurt your heart.

The heartbreaking story of little Moko

The mother of 3-year-old Moko Rangitoheriri said she should have picked up on the signs. {Warning: distressing content}

Kate Beckinsale and teen daughter recreate birth photo

Kate Beckinsale has recreated her daughter Lily's birth photo, 17 years after she was born.

The adult-size stroller you'll want to test drive

It's one of the biggest baby related purchases they will make, so it makes sense that parents-to-be get a chance to road test a stroller.

Pregnancy announcement shows the reality of IVF

It's a long way from baby booties or bump shots people have become accustomed to in social media pregnancy announcements.  

Soleil Moon Frye welcomes fourth baby

"Punky Brewster" is a mom again, for the fourth time. Soleil Moon Frye announced the birth of her baby boy, Story, on Instagram Wednesday.

Mum breastfeeds baby found abandoned on the street

A woman has been praised as a "beautiful mother" after breastfeeding a baby which had been abandoned at the side of a street. 

A birth with a difference: the 'natural caesarean'

We've shared stories of gentle caesareans before, but a new video shows a new option called a 'natural caesarean'.

Baby name inspiration by music genre

If you're all about the music, then you'll need a musical name for that baby. We've got all the lists for you by music genre.

Giving effective instructions to toddlers

One of the most common errors made by parents is in how they give instructions to their children.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

The babies who are one in 70 million

Bethani Webb was excited to find out she was pregnant, but the first time mum did not realise she was carrying four babies not one.

Cafe offers breastfeeding mums a free cup of tea

A Sydney cafe is offering breastfeeding mums free cups of tea in a bid to show support for the right of women to nurse their babies wherever they choose.

To snip or not to snip? When the decision is not clear cut

Jamie Oliver, who considered a vasectomy, is to be a father again. A fellow dad reflects on his own decision 11 years ago

Doctors stunned by rare twins born almost six weeks apart

To everyone's surprise, Kristen Miller "kept doing better each day", keeping her second baby safe.

Baby book ideas for modern parents

Before my son was born I was given a lovely baby book full of blank pages waiting to be filled with weights and heights and first words.

The adorable smile of a baby seeing his mum clearly for the first time

There is no doubt seeing their child smile for the first time is an unforgettable moment for parents everywhere.

Mum tells how toddler 'nearly hung himself' in cot mishap

When Alison Johnson put her 18-month-old Caleb down for a nap, she had no reason to believe her son was in any danger.

Babies are still switched at birth? Yes, it can happen

All my panic and tears aside, my biggest question looking back is about the kind of security measures used in the maternity ward.

Doctors slammed for taking selfie with newborn

Everyone who visits a mum in hospital in the days following childbirth wants to get a photo with the new baby.

ergoPouch Twosie Sleepsuit for winter breastfeeding

Finally, there's a way to keep warm while breastfeeding through winter.

Health check: How long does sex 'normally' last?

What to do with this information? My advice would be to try not to think about it during the throes of passion.

When breastfeeding sucks: fixing common problems

From niplash to tight boobs, biting to milk supply issues, Pinky McKay looks at common breastfeeding issues and how to solve them.

10 things I've learnt in my first six months with twins

Six months on we're all still alive, and the more we get to know each other the easier the days become.

Mum's loving kiss leaves baby fighting for life

Kirsty Carrington thought nothing of giving her newborn son a kiss, little did she know it would leave the baby fighting for life.

When doing chores is your new 'me time'

After children, 'me time' looks a little different.

Get going: 14 travel strollers for families on the move

A stroller can make or break travelling with a baby or toddler. Here are 15 great single travel stroller options.

10 ways toddlers are terrific

It always pays to remind yourself of how terrific toddlers can be - they're little like this for such a short time

 

Vintage Toys

The toys of your childhood

Take a trip down memory lane with these vinage and retro toys that you may have had in your childhood or your parent's childhood.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.