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what are you buying for parents/grandparents and the other adults?

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Afterallalways Thu 07-Dec-17 21:19:27

I am so stuck on what to get for in laws and dh is absolutely useless, I know if I leave it to him it'll turn into a big rush on Christmas Eve.

We usually just exchange token presents so not looking for anything particularly expensive.

So we have mil/fil, neither have any hobbies really, don't drink alcohol, not into toiletries/beauty products.

Brother and sister are both early 20s, live at home and have enough spare cash to buy what they want whenever.

Can you tell me what you've bought so I can shamelessly steal your ideas please? fsmile

thefourgp Thu 07-Dec-17 21:23:50

Pyjamas and slippers for the in laws. They’re the same. No hobbies, don’t drink, allergic to beauty products and perfume. Also got them some personalised Christmas tree decs. They’re a friggin nightmare to buy for. I got them a food Christmas hamper last year. Good luck. X

ADsBadAccent Thu 07-Dec-17 21:58:07

Personalised tree decs, charm for bracelet and wine bottle stopper for parents/in laws. (We have 4 sets)

Nerf gun for bil confused was on his amazon wish list.

Cinema vouchers for sil and bil

Everyone is too hard to buy for!

Crumbs1 Thu 07-Dec-17 22:07:09

Mother will have a garden bench and bird table.
MIL and husband will have ferry tickets and meal out vouchers for when they use our cottage. Plus stockings.
Others get cinema or theatre vouchers or similar unless we know something they particularly want.
Those that are staying all get stockings.
Our children obviously get more.

Stompythedinosaur Thu 07-Dec-17 22:14:46

DM is getting the ancestry.com DNA kit, a photo calendar of the kids and a photo book of the holiday we had together last year. The kids have made her some christmas tree decs.

ScreamingValenta Thu 07-Dec-17 22:17:44

Mum - handbag
Dad - book connected with his hobby

millimat Thu 07-Dec-17 22:21:04

I second the food hampers!

Justgivemesomepeace Thu 07-Dec-17 22:27:24

Sloe gin and framed photos of the kids for grandad 1, whiskey for grandad 2, gloves, body shop stuff for eczema, and framed photo of dd for grandma 1. Dps parents (grandad 3 and grandma 2) will be sorted by him. Usually something alcoholic and smellies.

BlueChampagne Fri 08-Dec-17 12:48:43

Interesting gins seem to be a feature this year!

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