Gifts for YOU for 2017

Discussion in 'Gifts & Giving' started by luludou, Jun 6, 2017.

  1. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

  2. missjane

    missjane Well-Known Member

    Thanks, Lucie. There are several things I'll look into.
     
  3. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

  4. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    I love the sari bag and the personalised wire necklace, very cool.
    There is a lot of great ideas on that list.
     
  5. tanya

    tanya Well-Known Member

    I want one of those electric hair brushes- the ones that straighten! And perfume! Seeing as Im the shopper Im pretty certain that they may appear on Christmas morning.
     
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  6. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    I too buy most of my gifts Tanya. DH just does not have the time to shop and if I am out and see something that I like for a good price I grab it.
    I will give the kids ideas of what I would like and they will get them for me, but I do the most of the shopping.
     
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  7. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    I too buy my own stuff. But the list is useful for my mom & sis
     
  8. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    I was making a pavlova one night through the week and realized that I did not have the right serving dish for it.
    DD and I were at the mall on Friday and saw the perfect serving plate for cakes and pavlovas. Flat, not edges and very easy to store. So that will be my gift from her.Yay!!
     
  9. HouseElf

    HouseElf Well-Known Member

    Great list Lucie! One of my favourite gifts was a foldable market bag that I keep in my purse, always comes in handy and surprises everyone with how small it rolls and how much it holds!
     
  10. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    I need to send my mom my list this week, so I've been looking around for more ideas.

    for now I have:
    - Sweater
    - Dark chocolat with chili pepper
    - Yarn bowl
    - Crochet guide book
    - Tea (not sweet!)
    - Set of white dishes (but I need to chose them myself)
    - Scented body cream
    - Pedicure
    - Anything from Renaud/Bray store
    - simply tai-chi dvd
    - Fitness balls
    - Paintbrush case
    - Woodless coloring pencils
    - Christmasopoly
    - Amopé
    - Essential oils for my diffusor

    I like to give lots of choices with various prices.
     
  11. MrsSoup

    MrsSoup Well-Known Member

    So far on my want list:

    New programmable coffeepot (found one that I like that does a pot as well as a single cup)
    Camera backpack
    Camera harness
    Speedlight
    A 50mm lens (I think), a lot of people talk about this "nifty fifty" lens on a FB page i'm on for photography and I think they are rather cheap
     
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  12. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    I would like a new pair of thongs (I believe that you call them flip flops)
    Some white musk oil for Winter
    A new mascara
    A pillow that I can use in the bath.
     
  13. Miss JoDee

    Miss JoDee Well-Known Member

    My list is so simple
    a photo album for our wedding pictures the original album is falling apart after 38 years.
    a new water bottle
    an otter box for my iphone. I don't need one but a new one would change things up a bit.
     
  14. tanya

    tanya Well-Known Member

    Jody, Luke is hoping that Santa leaves him a new phone this year. He has also asked for an Otter Box to keep it in- once he found out how much new screens cost for the phone he wants.
     
  15. Ahorsesoul

    Ahorsesoul Santa's Elves

    I love my Otter box. Good choice Luke.
     
  16. halimer

    halimer Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the lists Lucie - some really fascinating stuff!

    On my list I have:
    -a set of interchangeable knitting needles
    -a set or ergonomic crochet hooks
    -a do-wop CD
    -a new picture frame for some favorite pics of DS
    -a Lego piggy bank
    -2018 Charles Wysocki Americana Calendar
     
  17. Minta

    Minta Administrator Staff Member

    When ever I am in the store and see something I would like for Christmas I take picture of it and text it to my DH along with the name of the store he can find it at. He is usually pretty good about getting me what I want :) and even throwing in an extra gift or 2 that he knows I would like.
     
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  18. luludou

    luludou Well-Known Member

    Great idea Minta!
     
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  19. Minta

    Minta Administrator Staff Member

    Thanks! Taking the pictures and texting them to him was much easier then trying to explain what I wanted especially when there was a certain color or pattern that I wanted.
     
  20. sweetpumkinpye

    sweetpumkinpye Well-Known Member

    Minta, what a great idea. I might need to start doing that with DH. I would like at least one surprise at Christmas.
     
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