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What are you buying your DH/DPs?

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iloveholidays Mon 07-Oct-13 20:57:19

Thanks for the ideas.... Will investigate

fuzzpig Mon 07-Oct-13 15:23:27

A geeky t-shirt,
Hobbit lego board game
DVDs but not sure what yet smile

dawntigga Mon 07-Oct-13 14:57:31

I read the title as 'burying' and got quite excited, I guess I'll iron his shirts then.


attheendoftheday Mon 07-Oct-13 14:49:39

Dp is getting (to be split between his december birthday and christmas):

A nice copy of his favourite book from The Folio Society
A head torch
Some tools for his hobby (leatherworking)
A new knife (outdoorsy one, maybe an Opinel one as they're quite reasonable)
A tafl set (a game for when we're reenacting)
A pasta maker (if I can get a reasonably priced one)
A fire steel (this will go in his cracker)

I'll probably spend £40ish on birthday, same on christmas.

okthen Mon 07-Oct-13 13:02:32

We just do stockings- I will build up a little stash of foodie things, a couple of books/CDs, other small things eg a nice notebook. We spend around £25 on each other.

milk Mon 07-Oct-13 12:54:29

topbannana Mon 07-Oct-13 12:47:00

A subscription to a violently expensive magazine that he likes- very good deals if you take out an annual subscription.
Joules boxers, a personal favourite but at £15 a pair definitely for birthdays and Christmas only.
A checked Barbour shirt to go with all his other checked Barbour shirts He has a fascination for checked shirts and often dallies with cheaper brands but it's always the fecking Barbours that are his favourite.
Possibly some port and chocolate but we are having a careful year this year so that could well be it grin

Rosa Mon 07-Oct-13 12:33:59

Not a clue ....

CherryMonster Mon 07-Oct-13 12:29:38

not a clue. so far he has 2 pairs of ben sherman boxers, a pinkie and the brain t shirt and a bottle cap launcher. any ideas would be appreciated.

TheYamiOfYawn Mon 07-Oct-13 12:17:55

DP frowns on presents as a frivolous waste of money, which makes him quite hard to buy for. I might get some brushed cotton bedclothes to keep us warm on chilly nights with no heating on, or maybe a new set of pyjamas.

MadameBabawic Mon 07-Oct-13 10:43:54

Monsieur Babawic will be getting a subscription to a hard to get hands on old VW Combi magazine. I saw the other day a jug thingy to make hot chocolate as he's cutting down on coffee at the moment and started having hot choc in the morning and was also thinking of getting a nice jumper.
It's the stocking fillers that totally stump me!

Those lego valve caps sound good too, must have a look!

Snowgirl1 Mon 07-Oct-13 10:38:09

gamerchick helicopter lesson - brilliant idea. DH has said in the past that if he could start his life over again he'd want to be a helicopter pilot. Right, that's DH present sorted.

gamerchick Mon 07-Oct-13 10:17:01

gamerchick Mon 07-Oct-13 10:16:28

A fishing reel.

If you're after an experience.. have a look on here

Then see who does the experience you want and contact them direct as it's cheaper to cut put the middle man. I got the husband a helicopter lesson and he loved it.

iloveholidays Mon 07-Oct-13 10:09:48

Oh I'll have a look Damn and Two.

I was also thinking of a driving experience although need to look into that. We usually just buy each other clothes but would like to do something different this year really.

TwoPeasOnePod Mon 07-Oct-13 09:46:31

Lego brick valve caps for my car for his car wheels. Under a fiver on ebay

Damnautocorrect Mon 07-Oct-13 09:45:27

Have you seen the webber BBQ courses? They look good.

iloveholidays Mon 07-Oct-13 09:41:51

Just looking for ideas on what to buy DP this year. So far have a few cookbooks, lots of aftershave samples, bottom DVD. thinking of getting a personalised apron someone linked to on ebay (will have to hunt out the link again). He's into golf, football, cooking...

Also someone mentioned a grill stone which is like a tabletop grill which I thought would be good fun.

So looking for inspiration... Any ideas?


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