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clarabellap Tue 08-Dec-15 13:01:37

I am so very nearly finished shopping but still need the following and I am struggling fhmm
Looking for the following:

Lego classic medium brick box 10696 - can only find on amazon for ridiculous price.
Make up set suitable for a tween to play around with inside.
Gifts for 3 x mid teen girls - budget £15 each
Something for the wealthy 30 something couple who have everything! Undecided in budget for this but under £100 for sure.

If anyone is up for the challenge I am more than willing to reciprocate with your odds and ends list!fsmile

Grumpyoldblonde Tue 08-Dec-15 18:22:53

Mid teen girls, something from the Tanya Burr range (superdrug) or real techniques make up brushes are very popular and are on offer on Superdrug right now.

Wealthy couple, Hmm - can you play safe with great whisky, Gin and very posh chocolates?
Boots have nice make up sets - young girl friendly as do Wilkinsons.
Lego - no clue
Hope you get sorted!

revealall Tue 08-Dec-15 19:11:02

Wouldn't stress about the Lego. Buy a new Lego storage box ( either real or some other brand) and put a Lego brought of eBay/ Facebook. No Lego fan cares if general type Lego is secondhand.

Wealthy couple - those adult penguin books are brilliant. Is he a hipster or is she into mindfulness? Both funny books on a theme. To go with the top end wine.

Girls no ideas at all apart from usual suspects.

recklessgran Tue 08-Dec-15 19:16:17

Mid teen girls - lots of stuff in Boots that they would probably like on 3 for 2. Jack Wills,soap and glory etc.
Wealthy couple - would probably go for theatre/gig tickets or vouchers for same.If not would settle for posh wine and chocs or his and her perfume/aftershave gift sets.I guess it depends how well you know them.

Completely stumped on DH's lovely step mum myself.She is wealthy and has everything but not sophisticated at all-a bit eccentric and very active and sociable for 85. Help! In the past have done ticket master to death and the usual M&S blouse/nightie thing. Thanks in advance if anyone has any suggestions.

Macaronipony Tue 08-Dec-15 19:25:20

Argos have the Lego

Macaronipony Tue 08-Dec-15 19:29:36

Ignore me, it's out of stock...but lego shop says in stock next week?

clarabellap Tue 08-Dec-15 21:25:56

Great- thanks for all the ideas. Yes think I will risk just ordering lego from lego shop. Argos made me think they had it in stock too until I got to the last stagefconfused
Recklessgran - would eccentric stepmum appreciate art? Maybe a garden sculpture? Sun dial? A nostalgic antique? A willow basket weaving course (if she is still able bodied enough) - sorry these are all rather randomfblush

Hangingbasket14 Tue 08-Dec-15 21:35:42

Pretty sure Legoland had them, you could call the shop and ask if they do (and could send)

recklessgran Tue 08-Dec-15 22:36:25

Ooh thank you Clarabellap. Random is good! Forgot about the garden which she does love but is pretty wild - an ornament/bird feeder/nesting box might be good actually.Thanks, I think you just solved my problem.

secondhoneymoon Tue 08-Dec-15 22:56:55

This or something similar for teen girls : ink{\]]p}ss_a11_5?qid=1449615316&sr=8-5&pi=ACSX1100_SY165&keywords=bobby+brown+makeup&dpPl=1&dpID=51zwWGBWPmL&ref=plSrch

Makemineacabsauv Tue 08-Dec-15 23:09:36

For the teen girls you could get the 4 Benefit make up minis in a stocking for £15 or a wee kit for £10. Benefit seems to be very popular with teens here although Dd was not getting the advent calendar or the £40 set she wanted! Not at 12!

janaus Wed 09-Dec-15 04:57:09

Movie tickets for the 30+ couple? Do you have the fancy movie theatre, recliner chairs, food and drinks brought to your chairs. ... Called Gold Class in Australia .

clarabellap Wed 09-Dec-15 08:39:29

Oh I like the benefit stocking- will do that for one of the teens for sure.
I will investigate the posh cinema idea - I don't live near them so will have a good google.
Off to look at the links others have suggested too - thank you so much everyone fsmile

clarabellap Wed 09-Dec-15 08:45:54

Another thing I am looking for that I thought would be easy to find but is proving tricky is a family travel ideas coffee table book! Anyone seen any? Looking for something that covers the glove with beautiful pictures and wonderful destinations that are suitable for all ages!

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