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letsplaynice Sun 07-Dec-14 00:06:37

Do you give dc all presents from Santa or some from you as well?

JohnCusacksWife Sun 07-Dec-14 00:12:12

All presents in this house are from Santa...none from us. I keep thinking the kids are going to clock that one day but not so far....

Theselittlelightsofmine Sun 07-Dec-14 00:14:16

Just the stockings come from santa

Redglitter Sun 07-Dec-14 00:28:50

In our house the main present was from Santa the rest were from my parents. The risk with everything coming from Santa is there will come a point they'll wonder why you don't buy any presents for them

attheendoftheday Sun 07-Dec-14 00:33:29

Stocking and one big joint present from fc and other presents from us here.

jimmycrackcornbutidontcare Sun 07-Dec-14 00:39:44

All from Santa - that is way more exciting.

Fantail Sun 07-Dec-14 01:30:33

Major present from Mum & Dad. Stocking and maybe one other present from Father Christmas.

MrsCakesPrecognition Sun 07-Dec-14 01:33:52

The presents come from the people who buy them. Of course Santa delivers them and is sometimes is kind enough to leave a few extra of his own.

saintsandpoets Sun 07-Dec-14 01:56:30

Santa is a glorified postman. All the presents are from family or friends, who give their orders to Santa to be made in his workshop, and delivered for Christmas.

Somethingpink Sun 07-Dec-14 02:17:35

All presents come form Santa we just pay for them.

lecherslady Sun 07-Dec-14 02:27:11

In our house, Santa brings the sack of presents (mostly practical stuff, a few toys and up to three requests from the DC). Santa generally has a spending limit of about £10 per item.

We then give 5 presents under the tree. This includes the big present from us.

counttotenandbreathe Sun 07-Dec-14 07:18:45

Santa just brings the main gift off the list. Actual people buy the rest. No stocking here either. Everything just appears under the tree on Christmas Eve nothing there before we hide it all.

owlbegoing Sun 07-Dec-14 07:21:47

Stocking from Father Christmas.
Other presents from us and family.

RhubarbAndMustard Sun 07-Dec-14 07:23:59

Stocking and one 'main' present they have asked for from Father Christmas, the rest from us, friends and family.

nightswift Sun 07-Dec-14 07:28:34

Stocking from santa, presents from us and the people who bought them - that way they cant ask for unreasonable things. We have always down played santa - yes we put out food and sprinke reindeer dust- but we don't do all the " santa's watching, be good" stuff. They do love the excitment of the stocking - i just don't think that everything subsequently needs to be from santa- works well for us!

MrsPnut Sun 07-Dec-14 07:32:14

Stocking comes from Father Christmas, all other gifts come from family.

dancemom Sun 07-Dec-14 07:48:25

Stocking and main gift from Santa, everything else from me and family and friends.

insanityscratching Sun 07-Dec-14 07:58:18

Father Christmas fills the stockings here, all other gifts come from whoever bought them.

MillieMoodle Sun 07-Dec-14 08:06:30

I've always had a stocking from Santa and presents from parents as well. DH always had everything from Santa. We've decided to go with a stocking and one main present from Santa and the rest from us. I was worried DS would start to wonder why he'd not got anything from us.

PollyParrotsCrackers Sun 07-Dec-14 09:13:26

Santa brings everything here, when ds believed he "knew" santa brought the gifts and mummy and daddy sent the money.

Misty9 Sun 07-Dec-14 09:16:36

Stocking from Santa and all other presents from giver. It was how I experienced it as a child; dh had all parent presents from Santa, but he's not bothered how we do it for us.

Pelicangiraffe Sun 07-Dec-14 09:19:52

Santa doesn't take all the credit for every ones hard work in our house. Santa brings a stocking and the kids thank friends and relatives for their gifts.

JuniperTisane Sun 07-Dec-14 09:20:10

Father Christmas brings the stocking tat, everyone else gets credit for their gift. TBH I dont think Ds1 believes anyway so its really just a bit of fun in this house.

AngelCauliflower Sun 07-Dec-14 10:10:55

Santa fills stocking and brings main gift. Gifts under tree from parents, friends and family.

Letthemtalk Sun 07-Dec-14 10:13:53

Santa brings all the presents to our house, but some people ask him to bring special presents from them.

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