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Christmas shopping dilemma?(4 Posts)
I'm in Ireland. I started some Christmas shopping over the weekend and helping my mother with her list too with online shopping. We don't have a lot to do or a lot to buy for and we made a lot of progress. I decided because of the lockdown to support local businesses within my county or country. I enjoyed the challenge and I was successful at finding gifts without going to amazon or bigger retailers. I was very happy. I am not done with my shopping though.
I helped to get gifts for my niece from my mother and from my brother (her uncle).
I was planning on buying a Teddy for my niece for Christmas. Like a Christmas teddy. I found one that I liked online but then when I read the description it's a no-no. It's 12cm and made from mohair and 50 euro, reduced from 75 euro. Just no and no and no. That my choice gift for her.
I found another Teddy online from another shop and I like it but I did give her something similar before. I do like it. However I browsed further afield and I found a better selection of teddies on online shops from the UK. I fell in love with a Teddy from a UK shop. It's a Charlie bear Teddy and it's beautiful. The name of the Teddy is Precious and that's what my niece is to me.
It would be perfect.
So I'm torn. I set a challenge to shop online local but thing I fell in love with is in the UK. What to do? I can't figure out what else to get her for Christmas. She's 6 and lives abroad. I love rooting out unique presents and gifts.
What to do? Do I shop from the other shop to buy the other Teddy or go for the Teddy from the UK or go a different path with something else?
Just order the teddy you like best. Life's too short.
I had to google it and it's lovely!
Get your niece the gift you want. You've done really well to buy everything else locally.
I'm similar, I've tried but just haven't found local places selling the right gifts
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