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whatatwat Wed 07-Nov-12 19:38:38

i/we, get..
3 kids
eachother
mum
dad
sister n husband
sister and boyf
nan and grandad
nan
nan
( subsitute) mum and dad
nan
nan
4 aunt and uncle combos
friend, husnand and 3 kids
friend
friend and husband

MrsAceRimmer Wed 07-Nov-12 19:42:46

Kids
Small gift for each other
Our parents (4)
Our grandparents (4)
One great aunt
Kids in family (currently 5 of them)
Our brothers and their partners (4)
We don't buy for any other adults, but always buy for the children in the family, up to 18/21.
Both DH and I have big extended families though.
Us and our friends will do a wee party at Xmas for our kids with a small gift and visit from Santa (if we can rope someone into itwink)

OvO Wed 07-Nov-12 19:47:38

My mum and dad
4 nephews
My 2 DS's

And for the first time in years I'm getting my DH something. Very excited about that. blushgrin

MonsterBookOfTyFawkes Wed 07-Nov-12 19:48:15

Dh
Ds (4)
Dd (2)
Mum
Mum's new Boyfriend <he's lovely>
Brother (16)
MIL
FIL
SIL
BIL
BIL
Sister
SIL <Sister's wife to be>
Dnephew (7)
Dniece (5)
Dh's Nan
Dh's Grandad
Dh's family friend (80ish)
My friend (25)
My friends dd (4) <ds's best friend>

We are not in contact with my father or anyone on that side of the family, or my mums parents, sisters etc.
It would be a ridiculous list if we were grin

whatatwat Wed 07-Nov-12 19:51:36

im thinking of doing a bottle of wine and some home made sweets for the aunt and uncle combos...is that shit?

thisthreadwilloutme Wed 07-Nov-12 19:52:56

Deep Breath...

DH
DD
DS
Mum
Dad
MIL
FIL
SIL
SIL Partner
Niece
Nephew
Nephew
Friend1
Friend2
Friend3
Grandma
Grandad
Grandma2
Nan
Grandad2
GreatAunt
Friend

December birthdays include
Sister
Father
Grandfather

Just don't add it all up

MonsterBookOfTyFawkes Wed 07-Nov-12 19:55:54

Not shit, sounds just right tbh.

I forgot to add...
Birthdays
30/11 Mum
1/12 Mums boyfriend
23/12 DH
24/12 Sis

iloveholidays Wed 07-Nov-12 20:43:11

Each other
DDs
In total on both sides...
Parents x 4
Sisters x 5
BIL x 5
Nieces & nephews x 10
Grandparents x 4
Aunty x 1
Cousins x 2
Preschool
Childminder

Ouch!

bedmonster Wed 07-Nov-12 20:50:30

I wrote my list today.
20 grown ups (both sets of parents, both divorced and remarried, grandparents and even some great grandparents!)
22 children (not including our own, 6 of them are godchildren, the rest are nieces/nephews and friends/neighbours children who we are close to.
Seems like a lot of people confused
Also small bits for teachers and grown up neighbours, but token gifts like wine/chocs.
And also have 8 more birthdays until now and xmas including one of my own DC! Eek, haven't really started my proper shopping - HELP!

NotALondoner Wed 07-Nov-12 20:54:53

2 kids
mum
friend
her 2 kids

Skivvytomany Wed 07-Nov-12 20:56:04

Each other
3dcs
Dog
Parentsx3
Brothers/sisters x 3
Bils x 2
Aunts x 3
Nieces/ nephews x 5
Cousins & kids x 5
Mindees x5
Friends x 4

We don't talk to most of ohs family and its a big family so that saves a fortune. I spend way to much on my own children and dh and a max of £10 each on everyone else.

Yama Wed 07-Nov-12 20:57:32

Kids.

I buy for Secret Santa member of my family.

Dh buys for Secret Santa member of my family and various members of his own family.

Oh, and for each other.

WakeyCakey Wed 07-Nov-12 20:58:46

DP
DSD
MIL
FIL
BIL + GF
DSD's half sister and her 2 DCs

And i don't buy for any of my family, they all have enough stuff grin

Kelly281 Wed 07-Nov-12 21:28:45

DP
DD
My Mum & Dad
DP Mum & Dad
DP Nana & Granda
DP Sister, BIL & Nephew (4)
DP great uncle
My side=
11 uncles/ male cousins
13 aunts/cousins
& 3 young cousins, boys age 3 & 6

WeAllHaveWings Wed 07-Nov-12 21:51:15

1 x ds
7 x nieces and nephews (5 are teenagers and just want hard cash)
3 x parents (1 x malt whisky, 1 x Clinque, 1 x knitwear - every year they ask for same!)
2 x gran (one 93 and one 97 years old and the hardest to buy for!)
1 x very close friend (my ex-SIL!)
1 x dh (small pressie from ds)
1 x me (small pressie from ds)
2 x ds's closest friends (could change between now and Xmas!!!)
1 x work secret santa (if they do one, starting a new job next week)

19 in total.

Agreed with mine and dh's 6 siblings and 6 partners, and friends years ago that we would only do kids for pressies and that spending time together over Xmas break was more important. Everyone was very relieved as it was just getting too much.

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