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What are you getting your Mum for Christmas?

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suebfg Fri 22-Nov-13 21:00:42

I need some inspiration, thanks

madinmay Fri 22-Nov-13 21:01:39

vouchers for a beading class. She needs to be kept busy iykwim!

andadietcoke Fri 22-Nov-13 21:04:26

Red wine, mulling spices, Christmas mugs, mulled wine jug with a warmer that it sits on.

My mum is one of those women who has everything and adores completely unnecessary things like that!

Taffeta Fri 22-Nov-13 21:05:16

A bed jacket and the Greenpeace Calendar

dopeysheep Fri 22-Nov-13 21:05:40

A reflexology session. I think.

Kyrptonite Fri 22-Nov-13 21:06:50

Kindle fire. And the hours of teaching her how to use the bloody thing. I swear I lost years of my life when I gave her my old iPhone

mamicar Fri 22-Nov-13 21:08:46

perfume gift set smile I bought her a givenchy set a few years ago and she was so chuffed with her "expensive posh" perfume grin instead of white musk from body shop bless her.

onedev Fri 22-Nov-13 21:13:11

Tickets to Dancing on Ice.

Hooleywhipper Fri 22-Nov-13 21:15:59

Magazine subscription. Calendar & ferraro Roche ( standard gifts that she has become to expect).

clam Fri 22-Nov-13 21:17:22

We're all clubbing together (db, dsis and me plus partners) to get dm and df an ipad.
Which reminds me! I need to source it. Thanks.

happyfrogger Fri 22-Nov-13 21:48:47

Leather gloves.

moogalicious Fri 22-Nov-13 21:50:43

trip to a posh restaurant.

Felix90 Fri 22-Nov-13 21:51:34

Leather gloves, a teacup candle (as requested by her) and some chocolate Brazil nuts.

desperateforaholiday Fri 22-Nov-13 21:52:45

Ive got her and my dad a new duvet set, which she picked, and ive made her a snowflake bracelet.

D0oinMeCleanin Fri 22-Nov-13 21:54:30

A bottle of Bacardi and some money towards her night out on boxing day, we always go out, but this year she cannot afford it. I offered to pay for her, but she refused, so she's getting it as her present.

TaffyandTeenyTaffy Fri 22-Nov-13 22:16:01

Tickets to an ice show with a meal out, a poppy brooch and a cape.
Need a charity type gift too....

Kyrptonite Fri 22-Nov-13 22:17:43

A goat?

LongStripedScarfWearer Fri 22-Nov-13 22:19:04

National Trust Membership renewal and a few cheap smellies so she has something to unwrap.

kelly21 Sat 23-Nov-13 09:38:22

a watch, yankee candle and socks smile

cafebistro Sat 23-Nov-13 09:46:56

A photo of my children in a nice photoframe.

ChristmasCareeristBitchNigel Sat 23-Nov-13 09:50:04

A cake tin she asked for
PG Wodehouse book
A new "fun" handbag
The £70 i owe her !

I spend more on my mum than anyone else

ThursdayLast Sat 23-Nov-13 09:50:31

A whiskey taster set and some nice glasses to drink it out of.
She's getting me good food mag sub.
That is the wrong way round

agendabender Sat 23-Nov-13 09:52:19

I'm knitting her a shawl in some fabulously soft yarn that DS chose. It's coming up beautifully.

onehellofaride Sat 23-Nov-13 09:56:11

A stocking with nice make up (mascara, nail varnish, eyeliner, lipstick, blusher), mini baileys and wine, brolly, gloves, chocs, hand cream, candle, book, cd, tweezers etc

YukonHo Sat 23-Nov-13 09:57:50

I don't get to choose her a present, I get told what to buy, because she absolutely can't bear to relinquish control for a single second...ever. We then have to spend about a month choosing a present 'that MEANS something so I can keep it and look at it'. Bear in mind we are talking about a fairly small amount of money being spent. The kids aren't even allowed to choose something. It's pretty say really and I think she misses out.

If I could Choose I'd get her the magazine subscription I know she loves and some gorgeous chocolates from her favourite place and (money no object) a trip to a place I know she is dying to visit.

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