Advanced search

I need help!

(7 Posts)
ninenicknames Sun 16-Oct-16 07:13:16

I never ever ever know what to buy for my family! Help .... please & I'll return with other advice wink

My Mum - never pleased at anything!
My Grandma - nearly 90 still loves Jimmy Choo!
My Dad - 70 has EVERYTHING
My Aunt - runs own decoration co
My Uncle - 70 young has everything
My Cousin - 16 has everything

Painful Xmas shopping for this lot!

blueistheonlycolourwefeel Sun 16-Oct-16 07:25:39

Have you asked them?

amysmummy12345 Sun 16-Oct-16 07:27:42

What's your budget? Get £60, walk into boots /Waterstones/etc and get six £10 gift vouchers, job done 😊

Lilaclily Sun 16-Oct-16 07:28:02

'Shall we just buy for children this year'

16 year old - iTunes voucher

recklessgran Sun 16-Oct-16 07:30:00

I think I'd go with experiences rather than actual gifts!
Afternoon tea at a swanky hotel for your parents and granny perhaps or a cinema gift box for your cousin [goes down well with teenagers in my experience].Spa or beauty treatment for auntie/grandma/mum?. Failing that, do any of them have hobbies/interests that you could get a magazine subscription for? If it really must be a wrapped gift then go for luxury like cashmere socks/scarves or a really beautiful brooch/silk scarf for granny.
Do you have a budget set for this?

MrsDilligaf Sun 16-Oct-16 10:21:25

Do you have a budget in mind Nine?

What sort of thing is your cousin into?

Agree with the suggestion of Afternoon Tea somewhere vair posh and swanky (Groupon might be worth looking at for deals)

Theatre tickets?
Years supply of lovely tea/coffee/posh soap?

SarahMOs Sun 16-Oct-16 10:26:30

Agree with experiences above! My lovely 80 something nan doesn't ever want anything so I get her theatre tickets, it gets her out and she loves it!

I got my mum champagne afternoon tea for her birthday, my dad tickets for the Shard at Christmas (there's only so many M&S jumpers I can buy him!). A lot I get on Buyagift as they often do 20% off codes online for the website.

I also like to try and get personalised bits from NotOnTheHighStreet or Etsy top. Best of luck!

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now