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#26 kimasa

Posted 01 October 2019 - 06:33 PM

DD would like the LOL OMG Royal Bee doll.

That's as far as we've gotten. But we get a reminder of it just about every day.

#27 LucyGoose

Posted 01 October 2019 - 09:30 PM

DD 9 is getting Harry Potter Lego.
DD 8 wants ifly voucher.
DD 4 a Lego set.

But I’m stuck for more ideas!  Just don’t want a whole heap of plastic bits and pieces.  



#28 Jenflea

Posted 01 October 2019 - 10:53 PM

I'm thinking 9 yr old DD will get a Garmin or Fit bit.

And craft stuff, she's mad for craft!

#29 Thylacine

Posted 02 October 2019 - 09:15 AM

Does anyone know where I can get some cute linen tea towels? I thought a nice 'token' present for my mum would be tea towels, but she only likes linen and all the fun designs seem to be cotton

#30 aquarium2

Posted 02 October 2019 - 09:22 AM

 Thylacine, on 02 October 2019 - 09:15 AM, said:

Does anyone know where I can get some cute linen tea towels? I thought a nice 'token' present for my mum would be tea towels, but she only likes linen and all the fun designs seem to be cotton

https://www.ilovelin...nen-tea-towels/

#31 Thylacine

Posted 02 October 2019 - 10:50 AM

Those are nice but I was really after something with a print. Animals or flowers would be best, Peters of Kensington ha e some lovely aboriginal art prints but they are all cotton

#32 aquarium2

Posted 02 October 2019 - 10:54 AM

Some of these are beautiful but most are cotton not linen!

https://www.thelinen...hen/tea-towels/

#33 aquarium2

Posted 02 October 2019 - 10:57 AM

here are some linen with floral prints;

https://www.everten....-tea-towel.html

https://www.everten....-tea-towel.html

#34 Thylacine

Posted 02 October 2019 - 11:13 AM

Oooh thanks! Good price on those,too

#35 seayork2002

Posted 02 October 2019 - 11:34 AM

DS 12 wants collectibles and their associated toys and science kits and annuals and other books.

As he is going into HS we (or the relatives) will get him a watch and wallet.

We are getting him a laptop I think (whatever the school needs him to have but not for Christmas as such as he has to have it) and maybe things for his room to make it more suitable for him if he wants so maybe something along these lines also

#36 Kallie88

Posted 02 October 2019 - 12:38 PM

Not sure for dd or ds1 yet. Ds2 I'm thinking a bubble machine for in the shower/bath. In thinking of getting one for each of my cousins kids too (link:https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com.au%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F223326075583) with bubble bath, a towel or a bath mat
Mum will get a calendar
I'm thinking some edible gifts this year, truffles (aka rum balls and a bunch of other names lol), maybe tomato sauce for my aunt, spice mix for butter chicken. No idea for dh, probably socks and jocks haha

Edited by Kallie88, 02 October 2019 - 12:40 PM.


#37 seayork2002

Posted 02 October 2019 - 12:41 PM

One thing my son was obsessed with last year was Beanboozled (jelly beans that can either taste nice or gross) - Big W has some and Myer/David Jones has a 'bubble gum' machine and game and other bits.

He made DH and and the relos try some

I think the comp may that makes them was Jellybelly?

#38 spr_maiden

Posted 02 October 2019 - 12:43 PM

DS has asked for a Lego dragon. Not necessarily the HP one, and DD already has the elves one. Anybody seen one?

No idea what DD wants.
We're thinking of a small trampoline as their last one died a few months ago months I swear DD is grumpier without daily jumping... but,  really don't want a big lug of a thing.  How small can we go before it's too small you think?

#39 aquarium2

Posted 02 October 2019 - 01:06 PM

 spr_maiden, on 02 October 2019 - 12:43 PM, said:

DS has asked for a Lego dragon. Not necessarily the HP one, and DD already has the elves one. Anybody seen one?



https://www.target.c...cB&gclsrc=aw.ds


https://www.target.c...cB&gclsrc=aw.ds


https://www.target.c...-7-679/62319812

Edited by aquarium2, 02 October 2019 - 01:08 PM.


#40 spr_maiden

Posted 02 October 2019 - 01:08 PM

 aquarium2, on 02 October 2019 - 01:06 PM, said:


Oh you're a legend,  thank you!!
Not sure how I missed these on my search...
Much appreciated!

#41 aquarium2

Posted 02 October 2019 - 01:11 PM

Not sure if you noticed, but I edited it and added one more. Expensive but looks amazing.

#42 Expelliarmus

Posted 02 October 2019 - 01:16 PM

I think DD1 is hinting at AirPods. Saying I want those about four times in four minutes is probably a clue I need to take notice of ...

I’m going to ask them all to give me a list. I’d rather get them something they want than try and dream up crap at this point!

I want it done and out of the way before December hits due to going away before Christmas. It will be easier if I have a list!

#43 EPZ

Posted 02 October 2019 - 01:44 PM


DD 10 - has wanted a small tank, with Jellyfish, that lights up (toy type one) and a flower press for a while.

DS 12 - not sure, he never wants things. Might get him an experience.

They both always get some new books and sport shorts, T-shirt in stocking.

I have also -

Cousin 9 - HP things
Cousin 12 - HP things
Cousin 6 - Spider-Man toy

Don’t do adults, except parents and usually give dinner voucher to a nice restaurant.

#44 Bearynice

Posted 02 October 2019 - 01:52 PM

 spr_maiden, on 02 October 2019 - 12:43 PM, said:

DS has asked for a Lego dragon. Not necessarily the HP one, and DD already has the elves one. Anybody seen one?

No idea what DD wants.
We're thinking of a small trampoline as their last one died a few months ago months I swear DD is grumpier without daily jumping... but,  really don't want a big lug of a thing.  How small can we go before it's too small you think?

With the lego dragon there’s a cool minecraft dragon you can get at Kmart too if he is into minecraft.

Otherwise those three in one creator lego sets are great as when he is over dragons he can make something else

#45 spr_maiden

Posted 02 October 2019 - 03:01 PM

Thanks Beary. He is into Minecraft,  will have a look.  I do love the crazy looking 3rd one aquarium posted too but $$ if we're thinking of small trampoline for their joint gift. 3 in 1 is good idea.
You guys rock for the suggestions!

#46 alias grace

Posted 02 October 2019 - 03:16 PM

 spr_maiden, on 02 October 2019 - 12:43 PM, said:

We're thinking of a small trampoline as their last one died a few months ago months I swear DD is grumpier without daily jumping... but,  really don't want a big lug of a thing.  How small can we go before it's too small you think?

Following for suggestions of small trampolines, as I would love to buy one for my DD but I think that DH will baulk at the aesthetic impact!

#47 spr_maiden

Posted 02 October 2019 - 03:26 PM

https://www.kahunaplay.com.au/

Looking at this brand. There's a rainbow one which might (might!) help with aesthetics lol. Trying to decide if 6ft is just way too stingy size-wise.

#48 alias grace

Posted 02 October 2019 - 04:29 PM

 spr_maiden, on 02 October 2019 - 03:26 PM, said:

https://www.kahunaplay.com.au/

Looking at this brand. There's a rainbow one which might (might!) help with aesthetics lol. Trying to decide if 6ft is just way too stingy size-wise.

Thank you, I really like the rectangular one.  I am also tossing up between ~6 ft and ~8 ft across a few brands.  I think that ~6ft will be fine for us for a couple of years (DD is turning 3) but I suspect that I'll regret not getting ~8ft in the long run.  It will take up an awful lot of lawn space though...

#49 Lifesgood

Posted 02 October 2019 - 05:31 PM

We bought ourselves a family trip to Europe. We will be away for Christmas and I'm so happy about it. No presents!

#50 Bearynice

Posted 04 October 2019 - 11:10 AM

I am beginning to list make. But my kids have birthdays before Xmas too.
My kids will be ten year olds by Xmas.
They are minecraft crazy. So I’ve got some books on layby and will get some minecraft lego.
They are getting into bakugan so will get something bakugan.

I’m thinking for their birthday of upgrading their scooters.... what kind of scooters are decent for ten year olds?
They wouldn’t be doing tricks, just on footpaths.

Dh I’m planning to get him the Kmart pie maker.

My parents we usually get them some kid photos and some foodie kind of gifts




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