For those who start their shopping early: What do you still need to get?

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2kidsintow Sat 02-Nov-13 12:13:07

I got lots of my family sorted early this year as I have bought them tickets to go on a theatre outing together as a family. I've picked up bits and pieces for the DDs as I go along and spot things that they like.

I still need to get
DMum (who didn't want to come to the theatre!) a gold shrug.
DMil - dark chocolate teacakes (traditional present) and a few other bits.
DAunt - Some perfume from M&S
DD1 - main present - a bike.
DD2 - main present - carpet (!) for her room makeover.

DH - God knows! Possibly a light bar for his landrover or a snorkel set.

BeaWheesht Sat 02-Nov-13 12:24:37

Ds's birthday and Christmas requests, I've bought stuff but he may ask for something specific. I've bought dd hers as she's little so won't ask.

My parents, no idea what.
My niece who is 5, all other nieces and nephews bought for.
Dh - birthday and Christmas.

wonderingsoul Sat 02-Nov-13 12:39:47

iv still got to get ds a creeper and enderman each. twister and monoply battroborg arena for ds1 birthday. sponge bob play set and spiderman dress up for ds2 birthday

dad a a blanket of some sort hoping primark still have the nice snuggly ones.

then i got to make sherpit vodka for my friends.

Got: most of ds's presents, dnephew, some food bits.

Still to get: few more bits for ds, 3 dnieces, token gift for parents and pils, lots more food and alcohol.

I've got to get:

Dp- not sure what will just get a few bits as money tight, probably socks, chocs, clothes
Mum- knife block (she asked!)
Sister- purse

Still need to get for two of dp's brothers. Dp can do that though as I've done everything else!

Ooh yeah I forgot about Dh!! Oops!!! Still got to get about 3 presents for him and one for him from ds.

ReindeerBollocks Sat 02-Nov-13 13:37:30

My parents and BIL. But I know exactly what I am getting them so I'm not worried about it.

I might get my sister something too - haven't decided what though.

ReindeerBollocks Sat 02-Nov-13 13:38:23

Forgot to mention I bought all of DCs and DHs presents - my mum thinks something's up as I'm never this organised.

2kidsintow Sat 02-Nov-13 14:56:04

I was too organised in a way this year. The theatre outing is for me and my 2 DDs, my Dad, my middle sister and her daughter and my youngest sister and her husband. Only they've split up so now I have a spare ticket.

wamabama Sat 02-Nov-13 15:01:14

Only DH's presents which I'm going to tackle in December, the tree and wreath at the end of this month, three more presents for DC, the Christmas jumpers, crackers and Lampoons moose eggnog mugs then I'm done (aside from the food obviously which is basically paid for with the saver stamps we've saved all year).

Shosha1 Sat 02-Nov-13 15:03:17

Just the food, finished all the pressies end of September (I dont have a lots to get to be fair)

Oh will buy little bottles of wine to go in Christmas Eve Hampers (DS and DDIL are adults, i wasnt trying to get them to sleep early on Xmas Eve smile )

ben5 Sat 02-Nov-13 15:11:41

Still got just over 7 weeks till the big day!! Have both boys birthdays before then and a dh at sea !! So will wait till he comes home before shopping!!

comeandgo Sat 02-Nov-13 15:13:21

6yo dd1 - Hudl tablet, shave a sheep Lego game, a puzzle, lego ice cube tray and a bookmark for stocking.

3yo dd2 - Micro scooter.

I also want to get them the Ikea circus tent but we'll see about that ...

I need to get dh's as well. He wants a new album, DD1 wants to get him a onsie confused and The Simpsons annual which I'm sure he'll love grin.
He'll get socks and a box of malteasers as per tradition. Don't know what else.

And then I'm done.

GooFawkes Sat 02-Nov-13 15:43:20

Need to get DH's present, he wants a new ski jacket, going to look with him tomorrow.

Getting DS an e-reader, still need to find that. DD's are both done.

One niece and nephew still to buy for (out of about 12).

DH's large family do a secret Santa for the adults, not yet drawn so I haven't bought that.

Still got work secret Santa and a couple of birthday presents to buy.

TeaAndCakeOrDeath Sat 02-Nov-13 15:57:51

Bil - monopoly empire and a wallet plectrum
Sil - something Terrys chocolate orange
Other Sil and the guy she's shagging - no idea
Sil parents - bottle of wine
Family friend - Cheryl Cole calendar
DSs godfathers partner - baileys gift set
Dps best friend and wife - scarf and something guitar based
brother - 2 t-shirts
aunt - a flavourly box
DS1 friend - police outfit
Think thats it! Apart from stockings and pjs for us...believe it or not, I've bought a fair bit already!

2kidsintow Sat 02-Nov-13 16:39:11

DMum is now sorted - have been able to get a brand new with tags Monsoon shrug from Ebay. smile Tis lovely and she'll love it.

spottymoo Sat 02-Nov-13 16:53:26

Need a few more stocking gifts for dd & ds
A bottle of spirits for dh's uncle
Need to take dd & ds shopping for a gift for then it's all done grin

I still have to get dds tablet covers and keyboard, sweets, , slippersand stalking fillers.

mil present
dh's nana an di's present
my mum and dad

probably a few last minute surprises for dds

and dd1 bmx that I am assured is being delivered on Tuesday tesco direct arseholes

I still need to get a latch board for dd2 (have been watching for one on eBay, but I'll buy new if one doesn't come up in the next few weeks), a jigsaw for dmil (which I might order tonight), photo calendars for dmil and dm, a book for dp and some chocs for the dc's stockings. I will help the dc make some decorations and sweets as presents too.

I need to wrap still, though.

Got almost everything for family, just DP and his Mum to buy for now

RhondaJean Sat 02-Nov-13 23:02:33

Was just writing a list earlier.

Need to buy selection boxes - cant decide which ones! Might get dd1 the hotel chocolat gift bag instead this year.

Dd1 - need to get her guitar, a pile of clothes, some books and DVDs, bedding and concert tickets. I've got everything wishlisted and I'll finish her off with my November wage, seems like a lot but her birthday is two days after Christmas so I'm buying for that too, although she's mostly getting money for it.

Dd2 I've still to get her hudl otherwise she's done but I'm swithering about getting it, will decide soon. She's got loads and loads but I think she would get good use out of one and her birthday is ages away.

DH I need to get his iPhone dock, couple of CDs and DVDs and a hat ith headphones in for when he runs, and his maltesers.

Everyone else is completely finished.

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