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    I'm not surprised. I bought groceries today & commented to the checkout operator how busy it was. She told me the 2 trading days before Easter are apparently their busiest time of year :-0

    I bought DS a $5 egg. DH gets a $6 egg (from DS) and my parents & their partners each get $5 Lindt bunnies.

    It all adds up though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Moxy View Post
    I'm not surprised. I bought groceries today & commented to the checkout operator how busy it was. She told me the 2 trading days before Easter are apparently their busiest time of year :-0.
    Cause everyone thinks the world is going to end if the shops are closed. Mind you, those 2 trading days are broken up by non trade days.

    If people can't survive without shops for 24 hours they really need to take a long hard look in the mirror.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Opinionated View Post
    Lots of families I know do pj's for easter because it is the time of year we are going into winter and most kids need new ones. Mine are getting two pairs of winter jammies each, a pair of slippers each and a smallish boxed egg each, because they would feel ripped off if the bunny didn't bring chocolate. Having the bunny bring pj's makes him seem more generous than he really is, they needed the pj's anyway, this way it is just a little more exciting to get them.

    Otherwise, I am a stinge too. I haven't bought my nephews anything, they will get enough from my parents and their parents. I am hoping that their family hasn't bought anything for my kids.
    This bit..or I am going to have to break into my other hidden easter egg stash.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TripleTime View Post
    Cause everyone thinks the world is going to end if the shops are closed.
    I texted dp the same thing tonight from the shops ( had to go and get replacement handset ) I think people think we will starve to death with no shops for one day!!

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    I got all my Easter eggs at Kmart and big w. I'm not surprised but i am shocked if that makes sense. Thats a lot of money for just one shop for just easter eggs. I'm not really into Easter it's just chocolate (not religious) but the kids enjoy it so I do it for them. I spent about $60 on dd and her 7 cousins. I still think I spent too much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alexander Beetle View Post
    I am an Easter stinge. DS will get a few eggs in an egg hunt, and that's that. Are PJ's the done thing for Easter? I quite like that idea. Practical.
    My mum does PJs, books and new toothbrushes along with a few eggs

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    Grrrrr... This thread has made me so angry! I WANT CHOCOLATE!!!!!!!!!!!!! Do I drive to the servo or not... Yes... No... I might just go to bed instead.





    Oh my goodness.. I really want a Cadbury Easter egg right now = (

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    I'm not surprised. Easter eggs are expensive.

    I went to the grocery clearance store and they had 2 for $5 of the purple Cadbury bunnies. So 1 for ds (who is only 1 and will get a little taste and I'll eat the rest hehhe) and 1 for dh. Also got a bag of red tulip eggs for $2.50. So a total $7.50 on Easter chocolate.

    My mum was going to buy ds something but she didn't know what I get as we move interstate in 5 weeks, and she didn't want to get chocolate. So she just gave us the $20 cash.

    I may buy some pjs for him as he has none.

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    I bought my nephew a dinner set. It has a little tea cup style cup, a bowl, a plate, a knife, fork and spoon. It's a good quality one, melamime with stainless steel cutlery. It's cream and blue. I stuck a toy duckling in with it, but my kitten took the duckling and claimed it so my nephew just has a dinner set. He's 11 months old and so far eats with his fingers off the floor, but I try to help them be civilised.

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    well I've spent pretty much nothing as no kids haha bought a hubber a bunny for $5 and her son a truck with 3 little eggs in it for $10! may buy mum and sister something tomorrow


 

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