(Closed) What are you getting FI/DH for Christmas?

posted 5 years ago in Holidays
Post # 31
1953 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

There’s been a few video games he’s been hanging out for, so I’ve bought them already and I’ve hidden them from him until Christmas. Can’t wait to see his face!

Post # 32
236 posts
Helper bee

We just got ourselves a gopro for our (really early) Christmas present so we probably won’t do much else. I like to have something for him to open though so I’ll probably find a couple small things like fun socks or a tie. 

Post # 33
3166 posts
Sugar bee

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NOTLBride:  what about a cooking class? they are so fun to do togeher too!

Post # 34
94 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2016 - Maui

I’m getting Fiance a kindle (he recently started reading more) and some smaller items for his stocking. We are trying not to spend too much money with our upcoming wedding. 

Post # 35
3874 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

We are trying out that cheesy thing I’ve seen all over Pinterest: “Something you want, something you need, something you can wear, something you can read.” We just got married, so we can’t really go hogwild this year, however, we wanted to give gifts that we would appreciate. We also always give each other an ornament every year as well as stockings. So for him, this Christmas goes as follows:

~WANT: FallOut4 for Xbox One (purchased)

~NEED: (2) Belts–brown and black (nice quality)

~WEAR: Graphic tshirts and a couple of new work shorts

~READ: DH doesn’t really read all that much, but he does game. I got him a subscription to a gaming magazine.

~Ornament: It’s a giraffe ornament because he’s super tall and gangly–like a giraffe (already purchased)

~Stocking: I usually do underwear, socks, candy, body wash, shampoo, and then something silly he would like–last year I bought a bottle of Arby’s sauce and it was his favorite gift. This year, I am going to a place near our apartment that makes specialty hot sauces and I’m going to get him a couple.

Post # 36
523 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2013 - Callanwolde Fine Arts Center

Nothing. We don’t exchange gifts on Christmas/Birthdays/other gifty holidays. If I see something that I know DH would like, I’ll get it for him. Usually we go out for nice dinners on birthdays or our anniversary and save the money for something we really want/need or an awesome trip.

Post # 37
2692 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

We tend not to spend a lot on each other because we have 4 kids and we like the bulk of our Christmas budget to go to gifts for them.  So I tend to get him practical gifts that he needs but rarely buys himself like boxers.  

This year though I got him favorite cologne:  Chrome.  He is going to flip.  He LOVES cologne but hasn’t been able to buy his favorite because it is so expensive.  I spent nearly $90 for his gift : 0!  

I also wanted to get him a new wallet (he really needs a new one), but that is just going to have to wait for his b-day (which is Jan 7).

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