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What are you buying your mum for Christmas

(59 Posts)
MabelStark Tue 10-Dec-13 19:33:14

Having bought gifts for her for 20 odd years I feel like I've bought everything before... Anyone purchased their Mum a great present? Please share it with me!

Haahoooo Sun 22-Dec-13 21:37:10

Her favourite perfume and a charm bracelet with the initials of her DCs and DGCs. smile

stillenacht Sun 22-Dec-13 21:33:24

Vouchers from M and S (dad getting same). They gave us money. No one has had any time to think about pressies this year.

VoldemortsNipple Sun 22-Dec-13 21:30:38

A joint present with siblings of an iPad mini. She is obsessed with playing computer games like Candy Crush hmm and wanted something to listen to her audio books on.

From me:
A leather coin purse
Pajamas
A Remington hot air hairstyler
Stainless steel soap
Scarf
Dcs have bought her some smellies
Oh and I made her an advent calendar which had loads of nice toiletries and chocolate in. she confessed to opening all the gifts one night when slightly tipsy and wanted chocolate grin

SomeKindOfDeliciousBiscuit Sun 22-Dec-13 20:23:34

A radley handbag smile

beatofthedrum Sat 21-Dec-13 20:41:27

She knows she's getting a dressing-gown from me and my sis as she picked it out with us, but I've also got her a lovely blue leather handbag as a surprise, and chocolates.

Stanislas Sat 21-Dec-13 10:07:59

Love you lot. Thoughtful and caring. No mother or MIL to buy for so I envy you.

StillWearingOddSocks Sat 21-Dec-13 09:04:56

Onesie
Book
Quite a bit of book themed stuff - tea towel, posh packing tape with quote on, small brooch
Choc orange
Cadburys selection box!

I thought I had loads but it doesn't look as much when I've written it down fshock

scurryfunge Fri 20-Dec-13 23:56:53

A crossword solver. She doesn't do Internet but phones me daily asking me to look up answers so I think this will allow her to cheat all on her own! I've got her a stocking full of toiletries, socks, chocolate etc.

I have just wrapped my Mum up the most beautiful.... cordless drill :-D

She asked for Philips screwdriver...but she has just moved and is pu5in g up furniture etc and I am really hoping it goes down well....

Also a beautiful tin of chocs and a Philips screw driver that was 89p

I have just wrapped my Mum up the most beautiful.... cordless drill :-D

She asked for Philips screwdriver...but she has just moved and is pu5in g up furniture etc and I am really hoping it goes down well....

Also a beautiful tin of chocs and a Philips screw driver that was 89p

Purplefrogshoe Fri 20-Dec-13 23:29:04

Radley bag(she has hinted for months) Yankee candles and willow tree christmas bauble

Marzipanface Fri 20-Dec-13 23:21:53

A bobble filter bottle as she is always complaining about the taste of tap water and doesn't drink enough.

Three books she wanted

New Gransnet book

Gloves

Hand cream

Bag

puffinnuffin Wed 18-Dec-13 12:44:31

pizza stone and cutter (she's wanted one for ages).

Touch screen gloves (M&S) now she's got a smart phone!

NotAnotherStuffedTurkey Wed 18-Dec-13 10:22:27

A mobile phone cover it's a last ditch attempt to persuade her to keep her phone turned on rather than turned off and wrapped up in two zip lock plastic bags in the inside pocket of her handbag fgrin

wordfactory Wed 18-Dec-13 10:14:26

Tickets for Swan Lake.
PJs and slippers to keep at our house (so she can keep her luggage lighter).
Oven gloves (I noticed hers were threadbare).
A lavander cushion with her catch phrase on it 'All you need is love.'

DH has bought her the Malala book and a CD of Jaquline Du Pres.

DS has bought her a set of three nail varnishes.
DD has bought her a pocket diary.

HavantGuard Wed 18-Dec-13 10:07:53

Clothes and candles.

Davros Wed 18-Dec-13 10:04:35

I got mine a new digital radio that she wants which must have a cassette player! Git it with CD as well, about £40/£50. If I had waited I would rush to M&S today as they've got 30% off knitwear and she loves their cashmere

I've made a basket full of her favourite smellies
Magazine subscription which has been carrying on for years!
Tickets for her and father to a local show
Turkish delight

MinesAPintOfTea Wed 18-Dec-13 07:46:22

Some ikea clips and either a big woollen wrap our done smellies. In my defence she's the only person I've not finished grin

snowmanshoes Wed 18-Dec-13 07:19:49

A pandora charm and a cardi that she heavily hinted she liked from good old M and S

Bertrude Wed 18-Dec-13 07:05:20

A wine case from Virgin wines. I know it'll get used so better than buying something for the sake grin

PaschasDanglyReindeerBaubles Tue 17-Dec-13 20:13:00

Joint English Heritage membership and some gloves

Chocotrekkie Tue 17-Dec-13 20:11:10

I've done a calendar with pics of all her grandchildren.

Also chocs and handcream.

grabaspoon Tue 17-Dec-13 20:09:32

Got a 4 gift rule

So bought = Pj's, a framed print of me and my sister, hand warmers, and a book on happiness.

Will also do her a stocking with lots of little bits inside.

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