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Sparklycat Sun 20-Dec-15 19:42:58

I still need to buy 3 presents and have no idea what to get, I'm normally done by the start of December so this is rather annoying!

I need presents for men I don't know very well, extended relatives. Two in their 30s and one in 50s. I don't know if any drink. Please help!

wizzler Sun 20-Dec-15 21:33:14

How much are you planning to spend ? If I get really stuck for people at work, I often buy them a lottery ticket... ( and suggest they remember me if they win!)

traviata Mon 21-Dec-15 22:02:59

books.

alarm clock radio

cheese selection pack and crackers

ja9r Tue 22-Dec-15 00:34:25

Usb sticks?

Chutneys and fancy oatcake type biscuits?

Nice man soap eg Molton brown?

WiryElevator Tue 22-Dec-15 07:18:55

I've just twitched and bought my Dad the Humans Of New York Stories book.

WiryElevator Tue 22-Dec-15 07:20:00

...last year I got him an Infographics book. Liked it so much bought a London one for ourselves

Hygge Tue 22-Dec-15 07:20:01

My Mum gave all the men a kind of plug in torch a couple of years back, and my Uncle (by marriage, we don't know him well, but he very hard to please) is still raving about how fabulous it is.

It sits in a holder and stays plugged in, it has a nightlight bit at one end so as it gets dark the nightlight comes on,but then if the torch is removed from the holder or the power goes off, the torch is charged and just lights up. So you're not searching for it in a power cut or anything.

She gave DH one was well, DS is very entertained by it.

Sallyhasleftthebuilding Tue 22-Dec-15 07:21:55

Tshirts or christmas jumpers? Niceshaving stuff, starwars mug - depends on budget.

Sallyhasleftthebuilding Tue 22-Dec-15 07:23:01

Ny DS has this torch. We love it.

BarbaraofSeville Tue 22-Dec-15 11:51:13

Why do you have to buy them a present? Sounds like the kind of gift exchange that needs to be knocked on the head to be honest.

Pontybodkin Tue 22-Dec-15 11:55:23

Thank you for starting this thread Sparklycat. That's 3 of my presents sorted now fsmile

hesterton Tue 22-Dec-15 12:41:38

Any chance of a link to the torch? I need one of them. I would be useless in a power cut.

Sallyhasleftthebuilding Tue 22-Dec-15 12:47:04

www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B00UZESFRG/ref=mp_s_a_1_12?qid=1450788322&sr=8-12&pi=AC_SX220_SY330_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=white+rechargeable+led+plug+torch

hesterton Tue 22-Dec-15 15:39:49

Thanks!

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