(Closed) Spinoff .. do you know what you're getting SO for Christmas yet?

posted 6 years ago in Holidays
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

Lately he has gotten SUPER into tea, so as part of his present, I’m getting him this really cool steeping pitcher + a variety of teas to try. I don’t have a picture of the pitcher, because it isn’t sold online, but it allows you to steep any tea into cold water-cuts out the bioling/brewing.

Besides that though, I have no idea. Luckily we still have a lot of time! 🙂

One year I got him a few gift cards and put them in a new wallet for a cuter presentation! Another time, for a friend of mine, I bought a little potted christmas-esque tree and hung the gift cards from it like they were ornaments!

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: January 1992

He saw a dressy vest that he just loved, so I’m planning on getting him a brown dressy vest and coordinating pants.  I’ll probably get him some books, too.

Post # 6
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Bumble bee

No, and I still havent figured out what I’m getting him for his birthday next month either. (wails in despair)

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I don’t think anything, and here’s why … we’re paying for our wedding and we’re saving tons of money for it. If there was any extra to spend on something awesome, I know he’d be mad it didn’t go to pad our wedding account for upgrades/extras. I feel the same way – we’re still going to have an awesome Christmas, just no gifts! Makes it easier on us. 

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee

We have our anniversary, then his birthday, and then Christmas coming up. I just ordered his anniversary gift (nice sunglasses he’s been wanting and a print on etsy)..I have a couple small ideas for his birthday and Christmas, but nothing big. I need to get on that! I keep a running document on my phone of things to get him, my mom, and things I want 😉

Post # 9
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2018

I use the Christmas List app for Ipad, you can password it and budget..kida nice for someone like me…hubby’s getting a hand knitted sweater a la Jeff Bridges in The Big Lebowski…it’s what he said he wanted….as long as he doesn’t go to the store in purple hammer pants and fall in with a bunch of rug pissers I figure it’s cool!

Post # 10
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2018

No. No idea what I am getting him for his birthday either, and that’s in November. Better get my thinking cap on.

Post # 11
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

A tattoo!

 

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I usually try to get him something bigger because his birthday is 2 days after Christmas… not sure what I’m getting him yet, but I know one of his Christmas-birthday presents is going to be a special cake!

We usually never do birthday cakes, but neither of us got a piece of the lemon mousse-filled cake at our wedding and we were really disappointed! So, I decided I’m going to order him a cake from our wedding bakery in that flavor. Not going to lie, it’s kind of a present for me too… haha 😉

Post # 13
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

he knows what he’s getting me and I have nooo idea!!!

Post # 14
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Darling Husband loves to cook so I’m getting him the Le Creuset brasier.

But other than that, I’ve REALLY been trying to focus our gift giving into more of an experience gifting? Like giving manis/pedis, vacations, massages, etc. I’d like for Darling Husband and I to have a trip right after Christmas as our gift.

Post # 15
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Bumble bee

I haven’t put much thought into it honestly. Most likely, the ac adapter kind of wii sensor, since he is complaining about the battery one we got with our system. And most likely a new necklace. 

Post # 16
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@PinkMagnolia:  I’d look to Staub instead of Le Creuset, they are priced a  bit less and the quality is waaaaaay better, FYI. Awesome gift! 

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