ahhh fair enough. see I'd buy myself the $200 dress during the year for the occasion that warranted it (or maybe just because 😂). id probably just wear that same dress again come Xmas though.
I just find I'm so fagged out and tired by year end, it's hard to muster any enthusiasm. by December I have everything I need or want and extra spending (on myself mainly) just feels extravagant and wasteful.
I'm not someone who massively gets into Xmas mind you. like it's ok, a fun excuse to eat/drink too much but il not a huge fan.
Every year at Xmas we get our years supply of undies, toiletries, make up and other luxuries. So yes, I'm definitely looking forward to my presents under the tree.
I don't buy for my self but df and l spent up big on each other and get what ever the he!l we want. This year will be a big one as its our last before we have our baby. I've already spent over a thousand on him and will buy more.
I bought myself something from santa last year and it blew kiddos mind. He loved it. I will be doing the same again this year. Most likely a purfume again. I have used the purfume i got last year a lot and due for a new one.
I love Christmas!
We have all had stockings since DD was about five, she was still an only child at that point and insisted DH and I have stockings, so we all have our own personalised stocking.
Leading up to Christmas I'll buy little things we need/want and put them aside for the stockings, DD was with DH at the shops and got me a candle, she noticed I'd been looking at (DS does not know how to keep a secret yet).
Our stockings are usually inexpensive things but are thoughtful/useful. Although last week I bought Estée Lauder's perfectionist serum, and told DH that was my stocking filler!
The kids love that we get stuff so that's why we've kept it up.
I got myself a hair dryer and hair straightener the other day and got the salvo gift wrapping ladies to wrap it all pretty for me! Can't wait to get it on Christmas morning I'm going to get myself a dusk candle too and the new Cathy Kelly book.
I don't buy my own presents but I wrap them. DP gets home a couple of days before Xmas so he's been buying me things online and I've wrapped them up with Xmas paper over top of the courier packaging and written myself a card from him lol.
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