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Xmas pressies 2010 - Highs and Lows?

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BibiBlocksberg Sun 26-Dec-10 13:08:48

Following on from the Teapot thread, since I am a nosey bovine and own Xmas was a pressie free zone - would love to hear what everyone received yesterday

Lonnie Sun 26-Dec-10 13:12:51

Perfume from my dather (Coco mademoiselle )

2 Nigella cook books (I had wished them)

Earrings (wished those too)


wind up torches from ds

chocolate from dd's x 3
pass the pigs

low point a diary from my sister (I do not do diaries) its beautiful leather bound but so not my type of thing.. She also got me salt and pepper pots I had wished those..

Lonnie Sun 26-Dec-10 13:13:35

father not dather laughs

BibiBlocksberg Sun 26-Dec-10 13:15:44

Was just wondering what a dather was grin

altinkum Sun 26-Dec-10 13:18:36

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HecTheHallsWithBoughsOfHolly Sun 26-Dec-10 13:19:02

I got a make up set - lip gloss, eyeshadows and some rather funky false eyelashes grin some dkny perfume and some face powder from Himself. And a lovely fruity bubble bath set and some nice moisturiser and shower stuff from my parents. And a lovely little bit of material with stitching on it from my youngest.

It was all really lovely. It was so nice to have things to open on Christmas Day. I felt really spoiled grin. It's just so nice when people go to the trouble of getting you a present. I felt like a kid grin

maighdlin Sun 26-Dec-10 13:24:33

Highs - New hair dryer, facial voucher, electric whisk.

Highest point- my mum and dad bought DD the rocking horse i fell in love with but couldn't afford to buy her.

Lows - Box of dark chocolates blurghh. also v. v. noisy bus parents bought DD.

BibiBlocksberg Sun 26-Dec-10 13:26:37

altinkum, your pressie list reads like the gadget show competition prize list grin

<note to self, do not give diaries as presents>

altinkum Sun 26-Dec-10 13:30:51

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SlackSally Sun 26-Dec-10 13:42:29

I got loads of nice things (too embarrassed to list everything, though nothing cost £100s!).

The worst thing I got was a kind of kitchen 'starter set' with a grater and tin opener etc.

I left home 7 years ago. What do my parents think I've been doing since then with cheese?

lololizzy Sun 26-Dec-10 16:57:46

lowest present was a piggy bank. Lost job this yr so rather tactless and i'll be damned if ole ceramic piggy is getting a single penny when i need them NOW!! wink

atswimtwolengths Sun 26-Dec-10 17:00:50

Are they trying to wean you off Dairylea, Sally?

Mumsnut Sun 26-Dec-10 17:02:59

The autographs of David Cameron and George Osborne, with fulsome private message, handsomely framed.


borderslass Sun 26-Dec-10 17:03:02

Paul Smith perfume off DS,
Ghost perfume off DD2
money off mum,FIL and SMIL,
jumper and next voucher off DH
tickets to The British Grand Prix and overnight accommodation off DD1 and her BF [GRIN]
Didn't get any bad presents this year as MIL stayed away.

BibiBlocksberg Sun 26-Dec-10 17:08:04

That HAS to be the most random gift I have EVER heard of Mumsnut shock

Fine if you are real fans of them but since you say you don't know why!!

Who did you receive that from? Sorry, did say I was nosey

BibiBlocksberg Sun 26-Dec-10 17:10:03

"tickets to The British Grand Prix and overnight accommodation off DD1 and her BF [GRIN]"

Best send those to me so I can keep them safe for you. Wouldn't want them to get used by me lost grin

DooinMeCleanin Sun 26-Dec-10 17:10:34

superipig from DH and £100 to spend online.

Several hundred Jade Goody books from my mum hmm and nice new pjs and new mug and a Jamie Oliver book (30 minute meals)

Soap and Glory from one sister and naff all from the other sister.

SantasENormaSnob Sun 26-Dec-10 17:17:06

shock at mumsnut

my highs were a new camera, nice make up and smellies, pajamas, slippers, a slanket!!, posh nail varnish and lots of choccy and alcohol.

lows were a art tile thing for my kitchen that is as about opposite from my decor as possible. Very random and bizzare gift from my lovely gran

TheParasiteofChristmasPast Sun 26-Dec-10 17:23:23

i had a double scale life mould of my body made out of plutonium, 2000 doves released at midnight spelling out my name with tiny sparklers tied to their heads, a baby tiger, diamond encrusted toilet seat and a toblerone

The3Bears Sun 26-Dec-10 17:42:32

I got some grey sheepskin UGGS , Some new ghds as mine had broken earlier in the year, 2 nails inc collections in gorgeous colours
st tropez set, some benefit make up, la senza pjs, new dressing gown and twilight boxset and gossip girl boxset I sound about 17 I am not though honest grin
Topshop jamie jeans and some leather riding style boots , couple of tops from Topshop,Ellie Goulding cd and Script cd and the delonghi black icona coffee machine which I am now in love with . And some new kitchen bits from my mum slow cooker, fat fryer and sandwich toaster £50 and next voucher.

I did really well this year but I should say it was my Birthday xmas eve too so these are both

dexifehatz Sun 26-Dec-10 17:43:42

my birthday was last week, so I get saft presents for Xmas.I got a HUGE catering tin of coffee off hubbie and a beautiful candle votive decorated in silver beads from the kids which they chose themselves ( I waited outside Poundland while they went in with their Dad!)Oh and half a box of mint chocolates off Dexter aged 5...but he did wrap them himself!!!

BibiBlocksberg Sun 26-Dec-10 17:45:26

Are you perhaps in fact Beyonce, Parasite?


Bit council that your Toblerone wasn't at least gold plated though.

Pah, some people

BibiBlocksberg Sun 26-Dec-10 17:47:02

"my birthday was last week, so I get saft presents for Xmas"

saft means juice where I come from (germany)

Laughing at your juicy presents now

SpannerPants Sun 26-Dec-10 17:49:19

Highs: gorgeous Tiffany silver starfish necklace from DP and HD camcorder from my parents (I'm expecting the first grandchild so they're very excited)

Low: fake fur trimmed hat, gloves and weird twisty scarf from DP's mum. The hat isn't quite big enough for my big head, which adds to the overall effect grin

BramblyHedge Sun 26-Dec-10 17:51:34

My mum got a glass snow globe with robins in it from her sister. It had the price on it... and the name of my stepmum (ie. mum's ex husband's wife) on the front.

They do actually get on and usually exchange nice normal pressies so it was a bit random.

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