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Christmas Eve box

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Beepbeepnow Sat 26-Jul-14 11:03:29

As sad as it sounds I am thinking ahead to my Christmas Eve box. It will be my lo 2nd Christmas but the first Christmas where we have 2 wages coming in so am planning to surprise dh with a Christmas box for the whole family. Am not planning on it being massive....pjs for all, maybe some chocs to share on Christmas Eve, book for ds. Any other ideas? I want to get it planned so I can start buying the bits for it and hiding away.

Timeforabiscuit Sat 26-Jul-14 11:06:47

I did a Christmas eve film night, so PJs, classic Christmas film, popcorn.

Could pop in some hot chocolate with nice big mugs, marshmallows, candy canes.

A nice pop up picture book of the night before christmas .

It was lovely all snuggled up - winter is definatley my season!!

amyhamster Sat 26-Jul-14 11:08:36

Yes definitely a new DVD smile

SilasGreenback Sat 26-Jul-14 11:20:24

We don't do a box as such but mine always get a new decoration for the tree on Christmas eve.

Beepbeepnow Sat 26-Jul-14 11:32:02

smile I'm on a hunt for a matching dec. me and dh have named ones. Last yr sd had a baby first Christmas one, so have to look now for a matching one to ours with his name on

LokiBear Sat 26-Jul-14 12:07:08

Last year I put in new PJ'S for all. Cookie making kit for santa, a family dvd and hot chocolate and Christmas mugs. This year I will do the same but add in tickets to see Cinderella at the theatre that afternoon and Christmas jumpers. DD loved the fact that it was a sharing present for everyone.

0dd Sat 26-Jul-14 12:24:42

Sorry if I double up on what's been said, just copying out my list from last years hamper.

Hot chocolate
Mini marshmallows (for the hot chocolate)
Maltesers (for the hot chocolate too)
Santa mug (for the hot choc natch!)
Santa socks
Dressing gown
Bubble bath
Santa colouring book
Colouring pencils
Santa book
Small board game

I love doing the hamper more than the stockings. grin

BittersweetSymphony Sat 26-Jul-14 19:10:44

We did one for DD who was 2 last year and had snowman soup, chocolate, a lush bathbomb and pyjamas in for her.

aylesburyduck Sat 26-Jul-14 22:26:05

pinching this - what a lovely idea.

pukkabo Sun 27-Jul-14 15:16:06

We always watch polar express on Christmas Eve, tradition grin.

Christmas Eve hampers are from the EOTS, he leaves it behind for them. They contain:
New pjs. Last year I got them all matching Little Bird ones. This year I'm thinking checked white company ones.
Slippers. Wanting the Finlay fox ones this year.
Chocolate coins
Teddy bear- already got it from wauwaa, had a 50% off voucher code shock
They each have a Belle and Boo tin and I fill it with marshmallows to put on top of their hot chocolate and cream which we drink whilst watching the movie grin.

Christmas Eve is my favourite part of Christmas.

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