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#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 RogerRabbit

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 copham

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:14 PM

DH purchased a new SUV for me last year when joking this year I told him to top it well I have a new block of land in Cairns (I'm an hour south of Brisbane currently) and house plans original.gif we are finally moving and building our forever family home I am so excited. Also got charms for my pandora bracelet, MacBook Pro and upgrading my iPad to an iPad mini original.gif not sure what else I am getting as his away at work until Jan 11th so will get more then biggrin.gif

#15 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

#16 gina70

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:23 PM

A ragdoll kitten.  I am so in love!

#17 tkenhrb

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:28 PM


A new puppy

#18 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

#19 Ireckon

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:44 PM

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


#20 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 24 December 2012 - 04:53 PM

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

#21 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!

#22 copham

Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:18 PM

QUOTE (gina70 @ 24/12/2012, 05:23 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
A ragdoll kitten.  I am so in love!


Oh you are so lucky... If DH & DS wern't allergic I would love love love one!!  wub.gif

#23 Lulubin

Posted 24 December 2012 - 05:45 PM

An engagement ring biggrin.gif

#24 kadoodle

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:10 PM

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

#25 Ferelsmegz

Posted 24 December 2012 - 07:15 PM

The sweetest kitten ever!!!




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