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to use voucher that was a present to buy my mum a present?

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NickECave Fri 09-Nov-12 17:40:51

It's my mum's birthday in a few weeks and I'm skint but I have a £25 Amazon voucher my brother gave me for my birthday a few months ago. WIBU to use it to buy her present?

FannyFifer Fri 09-Nov-12 17:41:52

You can spend your voucher on whatever you want.
Perfectly reasonable idea to me. grin

Jsa1980 Fri 09-Nov-12 17:42:50

Seems like a good plan, you might have enough over to get yourself something too!

missymoomoomee Fri 09-Nov-12 17:43:01

I think its a good idea, I have done would do the same smile

Justforlaughs Fri 09-Nov-12 17:44:12

If you are worried about it ask your brother how he feels about it. You could buy yourself something as well, you don't need to spend it all on her.

OutragedAtThePriceOfFreddos Fri 09-Nov-12 17:45:32

I've done this before. I choose to view it that the present I was given is more valuable than an actual thing because it has saved me worry about being able to afford a present for someone else and has meant I haven't had to go without anything I'd usually have.

Pascha Fri 09-Nov-12 17:47:00

I use most of my giftcards this way.

WeAllHaveWings Fri 09-Nov-12 17:51:34

I got a £150 amazon voucher from work mates (with a card saying to spoil myself!) when I was made redundant last month.

Its paid for a big chunk of this years Xmas pressies!!

TidyDancer Fri 09-Nov-12 18:00:42

Nope, I would do it. In fact, I probably have!

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