(Closed) Just for fun – What was your favorite Christmas present?

posted 10 years ago in Holidays
Post # 17
529 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2011 - Trinity Lutheran Church & Idlewild Country Club

My parents got me a GPS! I’m totally excited because I get lost constantly. I have the worst sense of direction – but hopefully I won’t be lost anymore!

My mom also got me a Cuttlebug which was a super surprise and super exciting. I swear, I couldn’t scrapbook without one ;-).

Post # 18
14492 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

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@msgiraffe: I love my GPS, I even programmed it to tell me where all the Dairy Queens are between my house in NE to my moms house in MN.  I can actually get around Minneapolis without getting lost or stuck in traffic.


Post # 19
757 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

my new vera bradley bag for school, matching wallet and it came with a free tote bag! yay

Post # 20
7768 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: July 2010

Having DH home for once, and reading to him all day while he looked like he was falling asleep.  Reading out loud to one another (I call it “book club,” it started in college when my friends and I used to get st*#$& and take turns reading to each other in a little cabin in the mountains) is one of my favorite things to do.  It is so rare to have DH home!  But this time I baked cookies, we no longer cook our brains πŸ™‚ 

And, DH gave me two of my favorite albums and we danced together πŸ™‚  It was a complete surprise because we weren’t doing presents this year.  He even wrapped them- even though we didn’t have any wrapping paper.  He designed it in Illustrator and printed it out  πŸ™‚  It was a really sweet surprise.

Then went and played fetch with my dog πŸ™‚  We did not have any water because the water main BROKE at our apartments- get this- again!  The same thing happened at Thanksgiving (ironically!).  I could not believe it on Christmas eve when I saw the manager out there with a shovel.  We had no water from 3 on Christmas eve until 3 on Christmas day.  It is amazing what a difference it makes!  We didn’t want to cook our turkey without any water do to the dishes.  It was one of those Christmases were you just make the best of what you have.  And it was my favorite Christmas yet πŸ™‚

Post # 21
19 posts
  • Wedding: December 2012

Honestly, my fave gift was the gift of giving… I know it sounds super cheesy, but I’ve been planning christmas for my niece’s & nephew for months, and the reaction I got was absolutely the BEST!!! Smile 

Post # 22
10283 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

I actually have 3 favorites…

First, my pink acoustic guitar from FI! I was so freakin’ excited when I opened it! *Don’t mind our messy living room*

Next, swarovski earrings from my parents for my wedding day…

And finally, a 6 piece luggage set from my Aunt and Uncle for our honeymoon…

I’m a lucky girl!

Post # 23
714 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

My favorite gift was a positive pregnancy test!  Super excited!

Post # 24
2495 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: January 1991

My wedding is my main present this year, which is totally fine with me.

BUT… Fiance and his sister got me cupcake decorating books!!  There are two different ones and I am SO excited to make fun cupcakes!

Post # 25
929 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

@MzMarzipan– congratulations!  That is awesome!

I got fleece adult footy pajamas, as a joke gift and I am obsessed with them.  So excited to ride out this blizzard in them!!!

Post # 26
1251 posts
Bumble bee

My dad took me on a mini-shopping spree at Sephora, and I got all new Make Up For Ever cosmetics. I love it all, the eyeliner and the HD Primer especially. 

Post # 27
1145 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I got the most amazing black diamond earrings.  Stunning!

Post # 29
786 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I’m in love with my Dyson from Fiance. The Dyson truely is magical…

Post # 30
461 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I got so many favorite things!!! 

From my Fiance: 



From my Future Mother-In-Law: 

Kitchenaid Professional 600-S!!

Post # 31
2143 posts
Buzzing bee

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@littlecat: ahh! I’m so jealous! I totally want a pair of footie pajamas. And I want DH to get a matching pair πŸ˜€ But he said no.

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@MzMarzipan: Congrats! I bet that will be the best Christmas gift ever!!


I got a few little things. I was particularly excited for the Christmas Classics set of DVDs I got from my brother πŸ™‚

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