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£10 budget ideas

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fabulousfrancesca Sat 12-Nov-16 22:26:40

My family have set a £10 limit for presents this year. I don't just want to buy novelty crap so I'm looking for ideas for great stuff to buy and places to buy from that I might not have thought of!

I need:
2x mums (late 60s)
2x dads ( " )
1x sister (30s)
1x brother (30s)
2x brother in law (30s)
1x nephew (3)
1x nephew (6 weeks)
1x nephew (12)

FireandBrimstone Sat 12-Nov-16 22:39:45

Groupon for local 'experiences' (use the app, there are regularly discount codes on offer); or Boots 3 for 2 then you can get three £15 gifts, which evens out at a tenner each, and look Uber-generous wink

AtleastitsnotMonday Sat 12-Nov-16 22:41:36

TK Maxx is my go to when budget is limited but no specific requests, I'd look at nice candles, bamboo socks, scarves and gloves, any nice homey bits, men's belts, kids books and games, branded toiletries/cosmetics/washbags, gadget cases.

KC225 Sat 12-Nov-16 23:05:04

2 x mums Elizabeth arden Sunflowers Perfume from home bargains at 8.99

1 x sister Elizabeth Arden pretty perfume from home bargains 7.99

2 x BIL, 1x brother Gin glorious gin book from amazon (great easy read of historical and cultural story of gin) plus a minature of gin. Book 8.99 Gin minature 1.99

1x 3 yr old. Minions space hopper 3.99 from home bargains. Chocolate santa 2.00

1 x 12 yr old. DAN TDM (you tube gamer) hardback book from amazon. 7.99. Selection box from poundland. 1.00

1 x baby. Baby toy from home bargains 8.00

2 x Dad's. Viz annual 2016 The Bookie's pencil (providing they have a good sense of humour). 7.99 from amazon. Selection box from poundland 1.00

mumonashoestring Sat 12-Nov-16 23:10:27

TKMaxx definitely worth a look, I've bought really nice leather gloves, SkullCandy headphones, earrings sets in there for under £10. Poundland have some surprisingly good aftershaves in this year for £8 when you're buying something else for £1. Sainsbury usually do some nice little Stilton, Port and cracker baskets for under £10 as well. Oh, and you can do the 3yo an amazing craft box/bag for £10 in Poundland or Wilko.

Jellyshoeshurtmyfeet Sat 12-Nov-16 23:17:50

Asda today had champagne reduced from £18 to £10 a bottle. I can't remember which brand I'm afraid.

Buttercupsandaisies Sat 12-Nov-16 23:20:39

I'd buy on 3 for 2 which will up the budget to £15

wobblywonderwoman Sat 12-Nov-16 23:24:30


Baileys (on offer)
iTunes voucher
Cinema voucher

Hats and scarves

Nice mugs

sn1ce Sat 12-Nov-16 23:31:54

Books all the way

Books for everybody
Mums and sister - bottle of Prosecco and some chocs
Dads and brother and bils- cheese and crackers or posh mustard or local beers
12 yr old - Nanoblocks
3 year old - funky mittens
baby - cloth book

GETTINGLIKEMYMOTHER Sat 12-Nov-16 23:52:53

We are doing similar for adults this year, so I'm thinking the 3 for 2 books from Waterstones, if they're still doing that, plus maybe the lovely soft bamboo socks from the fair trade shop, or else the small boxes of chocs from M&S - the orange, mint, and liqueur cherry ones are my favourites - or a book of Sudoku, crosswords, codewords, etc. for those who like such things.
Personally I'd always be happy with a good book, nice socks and chocs - as long as they're not white chocolate, the work of the devil IMO.

TheCakes Sat 12-Nov-16 23:58:16

For the 12 year old, I got these for stocking fillers for my boys last year. They proved to be the best presents! (You know how you spend a fortune on big gifts, and a stocking filler impressed them more?!)
Little Bluetooth speakers for under a tenner.

LittleReindeerwithcloggson Sun 13-Nov-16 00:48:20

M and S have got Swiss chocs in boxes or tins half price for £5. Also gingerbread tin half price £5 that you can record a voice message on for when the lid opens. One of those plus a small bottle of prosecco would be a nice present

LittleReindeerwithcloggson Sun 13-Nov-16 00:52:58

Also mountain warehouse have got bogof on most of their accessories so nice gloves £19.99 each become £10. Sports direct is also brilliant if you want clothes or anything sports related. Picked up 2 polo shirts for my dad for £8 each, a table tennis set for DD for 4.99 and a torch for my husband £2.99 today

LadyB49 Sun 13-Nov-16 01:39:31

Ok, I know this is over £10 but great bargain for adults. I picked up Barbour scarves in Gretna Outlet Village for £15 each. Came away with 9 scarves ...that's the grown ups sorted.

In Dobbies there are Mrs Bridges foodie gifts £8 at 3 for 2.... pickles and jams in Hessian sacking gift bags.

PunkAssMoFo Sun 13-Nov-16 19:37:42

2x mums (late 60s)- nice dress scarf/photo montage frame
2x dads ( " )- gloves/ cheese knives/
1x sister (30s)- coin purse/ winter hat/accessorise jewellery
1x brother (30s)- see below
2x brother in law (30s)- wallet ninja & socks
1x nephew (3)- mega blocks are on offer for under£10
1x nephew (6 weeks) - Wilkos do nice wooden baby toys cheaply
1x nephew (12)- no idea

Izzy82 Sun 13-Nov-16 22:47:02

I've just posted this on another thread, but it fits here too (I'm not on commission or anything) Someone made this for me last year as I'm a huge chocoholic. I thought it was thoughtful. Total cost about £4 I reckon (frame from IKEA)

Fueledwithfairydustandgin Sun 13-Nov-16 22:59:22

3 year old
this with
Or this
Or wish I hadn't seen this DS would love it

Fueledwithfairydustandgin Sun 13-Nov-16 23:05:01

6 week old this or this it's a tiny bit over budget but I have it and it's fantastic or a homemade sensory basket with flashy light balls, noisy toys, space blanket. Check Pinterest for ideas.

Fueledwithfairydustandgin Sun 13-Nov-16 23:14:25

Random ideas sorry got sick of linking
Photo mugs with hot chocolate spoons and maybe baileys miniature
Nice glass, novelty ice cube tray and whiskey miniature
Nice hot water bottle
Good book and reading light
Colouring book and pencils
Black and white photo in black frame with mount. I love this.
Sugru dropped to £10. It's back up to £16 but it may drop again?

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