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Presents for teens (help please!!)

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marvelousdcomics Sun 13-Nov-16 19:38:31

I have dd(15) who is a 'tomboy' and ds1(13). Dd's list is:
- 2 pairs trackies, a t shirt, 2 hoodies, boxers, pyjamas
- 2 pairs trainers, sports kit, sports equipment
- Books, art stuff, earrings, cd's, dvd's

Ds's list is:
- Hoodie, jeans, 3 tops, underwear, onesie, socks
- 1 pair trainers, 2 hats, football, lego
- Books, dvd's, cd's, construction kits

Ds2(10) is so much easier to buy for. Both teens have said they only want what is on their lists, nothing else. It totals to <£200 when i add it up. Is that enough? They don't like technology. My friend is spending £1000 on her 3 teens which I cant afford, but is what they asked for enough? Opinions? What are your teens getting?

perditalost Sun 13-Nov-16 19:45:42

You could add in some iTunes cards or Starbucks gift cards

Not sure how DD is less than £200 to begin with though. Looks like quite a lot.

marvelousdcomics Sun 13-Nov-16 19:50:27

Thank you for the idea.

She doesn't like branded stuff, so clothes are Primark/H&M/tesco etc. She chooses them. Only wants a couple of cds, 1 dvd, 3 books, so doesn't come to that much

My mum spends £50 on me and has done since I can remember (maybe slightly more now but only by max £10). I have never felt hard done by (but she is very good at getting a lot for the money)

^^ so nearly £200 is more than enough in my option

228agreenend Sun 13-Nov-16 22:01:48

sounds plenty to me

PandoraMole Sun 13-Nov-16 23:10:47

Sounds fine to me, especially if they are happy with getting what's on their lists.

Is part of your issue that there are no surprises rather than a 'lack' of presents?

ErrolTheDragon Sun 13-Nov-16 23:23:52

That sounds like plenty. If its what they want and they've said thats all, whats the problem?

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