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bluedolphin1 Sat 04-Dec-10 22:20:36

Just wondering how much you and dc spend on dp and vice versa?

overmydeadbody Sat 04-Dec-10 22:21:38

bluedolphin the amount isn't important.

Christmas isn't about spending money.

Spend what you can afford, don't worry about what others spend.

Jinglesomeballs Sat 04-Dec-10 22:31:43

well said overmy smile

FunnysInTheGarden Sat 04-Dec-10 22:34:36

whatever we feel like. Max £150 each, and usually much less

groak Sat 04-Dec-10 22:35:09

I spent £24 on ds (2yr), £50 on dd (4yr) and £29 on dh.

I would love some £25 shoes from dh for meee!

FunnysInTheGarden Sat 04-Dec-10 22:40:03

oh and max £50 on each DC <the poor unloved little blighters>

DandyDan Sat 04-Dec-10 22:40:21

About £25 total.

duchesse Sat 04-Dec-10 22:45:37

£50 tops per child (usually about £35-40 + stocking filler type things). They are 17, 15, 13 and 1.

Trebuchet Sat 04-Dec-10 22:48:24

About £20 each on the kids and about £40 on each other-grown up gifts just cost a bit moregrin

sazm Sun 05-Dec-10 00:35:52

TBH me and dh dont really buy each other much,we spend about £250 on each of the dc (theres 3 of them) and maybe £20 on each other, we usually buy ourselves something in the sales (bought a new sofa in jan last yr,this yr it will be a new car )

TaffyandTeenyTaffy Sun 05-Dec-10 01:07:18

We usually set a budget depending on how flush we are feeling and we have to buy a couple of things to open. This year its £30 as we have recently had to buy a new laptop.

We are also each buying £30 of pressies for DS (9months) so that we have more surprises - did this last year when I was 6 months pregnant (as we had not bought anything at that stage) and it was really nice.... and worked out well as he was born at 33 weeks and I spent all of January in and out of hospital

thesecondcoming Sun 05-Dec-10 01:22:11

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

taffetazatyousantaclaus Sun 05-Dec-10 08:06:12

DH would like me to spend nothing. But have spent about £14 on some useless crap I hope he'll like. grin

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