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    Quote Originally Posted by Minchi View Post
    a kids bath set.. from MIL... yes - cos I look about 10 years old...
    Do we have the same MIL? My MIL buys us cheap kids toys as presents ($2 shop type cheap) to give to us, and then kindly tells us that she was in the shop getting something else, remembered she needed to buy us a present and saw what she gave us at the counter. It's oh so thoughtful.

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    lol - my MIL (bless her she was gorgeous) also used to buy me weird things.

    But she made up for it by making me apple pie which was to die for

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    now I feel like eating apple pie and I haven't got any! lol.

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    My MIL for my last birthday got me a mop, ironing board and coat hangers.... The ironing board is still in the plastic wrapper almost a year later..

    Oh and I might add, my house is pretty clean!!!

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    A fishing rod from DH.

    I dragged him over coals for it - I had to, otherwise the year after he probably would have got me golf clubs in his size!

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    My fil one year gave my mil a mop and bucket

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    My aunt gave me a stick blender for my 15th. Not bad, just...unexpected

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    A plastic ruler by my weird aunt. I would have been 7 or 8yo?

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    Mil tries, but she normally ends up getting me clothes that I would never wear e.g. polyester navy nightie, tops which are too small, super short mini skirt. Maybe 5 years ago I may have attempted a skirt that short, but these days my skirts tend to be knee length.

    I feel terrible but I haven't worn one piece of clothing she has given me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BH-KatiesMum View Post
    well its my birthday next week ( oh, I mean ) ... and DH has been teasing me all week with what he has bought me for my birthday.

    Usually he doesnt buy me much (I buy my own ) ... but sometimes he does something extra special. When he does buy something - its usually nice - but this time, I dunno. Could be interesting


    So - what is the worst present you have ever got?
    I'm in the same boat, it's mine on Monday & DH went shopping today... I'm a bit scared! Lol

    Worst present I've got was a necklace from my Mum for my 30th, it's not me at all & is still sitting in my drawer nearly 3 years later, was a kick in the guts cause it felt like she'd put so little thought into it.

    Oh & the Avon smelly crap from MIL every birthday & Christmas that ends up in the bin 4 months later!


 

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