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    Dd 2.5 is getting balance bike & dolls house. I found it at savers and upcycled it. Plus doll n crib.

    DS 1.5 bike and baby crib plus doll

    Train set for both to share and beach toys (the bucket set).

    I haven't bought anyone else anything and have SIL, MIL, mum dad brother to buy for plus hubby :/

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    I'm trying to cut back a bit this year
    DS1 is getting a ride on tractor like his dad's, an outfit to wear Xmas day and a book. I also put a swing set on layby but I've decided to keep that until
    His birthday.

    DH is getting a weather station

    I'm getting an oroton wallet I found on sale during click frenzy so I told DH to give it to me for Xmas.

    Family are getting a variety of Photo related things. So they'll get a Santa photo of DS, a family photo of the 3 of us from our wedding and a 2016 calendar of DS.

    We're all participating in secret Santa with my sisters inlaws so I've just bought a bottle of wine and some choccies to contribute to that

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    DS (2.5yo) is getting a balance bike & helmet, a book - Hairy McLairy compendium, a wooden petrol station with cars that I found at an op shop (brand new for $10!!!), and a pair of swimmers.

    DH - nothing, we're not doing presents as we're renovating

    Niece (4yo) - a wooden stamp set with ink pads & a make your own necklace kit.

    Nephew (10yo) - money in a card He's just too cool for everything!

    Neice (1.5yo) - a tea set

    Mum - 2 nights away at a resort (she does sooo much for us!)

    We don't do gifts amongst the other adults.

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    DD (4) puppy surprise, room on broom book, lion king PJs, beach towel, jewellery box and I am thinking of getting her a tinkerbell doll as well. I had bought her some little live birds but she got their exact same ones for her birthday. She is also getting a Trunki, puzzle and superhero costume from Santa.

    DS (1) - a little people boat, James train, dear santa book, lion king pjs and I want to get him something else.

    DH - cologne, Star Wars socks and something else.

    Mum - perfume and pjs
    Sister - perfume and colouring book
    Dad - line trimmer and calendar (share with mum)
    BIL - no idea
    Nieces (8-16) - gift cards
    FIL - calendar and something else

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    Thanks for ideas! I cut back heaps all kids gifts were second hand bar the bikes. Plus family put money in so its a 'family' present really.

    I hate Christmas I've turned grinchy the past two years

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    Dr (3.5) and ds (14mths) are getting a little tikes swing set. Also getting some new sand pit spades/buckets etc

    Dd - stocking stuffers of bubbles & learn to tell the time alarm clock

    Ds - stocking stuffers of bubbles and a couple of small trucks

    Dh - box set of extreme fishing

    Brother & bil - novelty t-shirts & an assortment of chocolates

    My cousin (who I basically consider my mum) - dinner voucher for a nice beach side restaurant & chocolates

    Dh arranges his parents, sil and nephew. No idea what he is planning for them

    Dd has hand written short thank you notes to her Kindergym instructor, horse riding instructor and pre-k teacher which will accompany a small box of chocolates. She's so proud of her efforts (as am I, I'm super impressed!)

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    Dd - bike, shopkins, equestria doll, outdoor toys and board games

    Ds- bike, lots of Thomas tank engine stuff and a little tikes pirate ship water table

    Dh- Bose dock and speaker thing and a v8 hot lap experience where he gets to drive around a track

    Parents- i just got them all a hamper gift basket as they already have heaps and I might print and frame a photo

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    Dd 8: tennis racket, frozen dress, shopkins toys, minecraft lego, girls lego, zoomer puppy
    Ds 6: tennis racket, hulk voice changer mask, remote control monster car, minions toy, zoomer puppy (zoomers best friend shadow)

    The zoomer puppies were ridiculously expensive :/


 

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