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Anyone else buy themselves a Christmas present?

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falange Fri 24-Nov-17 19:41:05

I've just bought myself a lovely Christmas present and I'm very pleased that I'm so generous and knew exactly what I wanted wink anyone else do this?
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Pippin8 Fri 24-Nov-17 19:56:11

I’ve bought myself a liberty advent calendar, a nars gift set, a party dress & a few other bits 🙈.

FourEyesGood Fri 24-Nov-17 20:05:54

I’ve bought myself the M&S advent calendar. Really looking forward to December now!

Freyanna Fri 24-Nov-17 20:12:56

I have bought myself a lovely white towelling dressing gown. It arrived today and I have it on!

IJustLostTheGame Fri 24-Nov-17 20:16:32

Yup
I bought myself a clock, the M&S advent calendar, a pile of stuff from Avon and some new crochet hooks.
I feel no shame.
They are all things I wouldn't have been bought

usernameinfinito Fri 24-Nov-17 20:52:09

Yes, it's the only way to get what I want/need.

Noeuf Fri 24-Nov-17 20:53:16

I'm tempted by the Amazon calendar, was £35 not £50 today.

Maraki Fri 24-Nov-17 20:56:51

Not the same....but I send myself flowers on my birthday. I place the order about a month after my birthday so that I forget what exactly I ordered

usernameinfinito Fri 24-Nov-17 21:15:57

Marako I did my own flowers for mother's day too

usernameinfinito Fri 24-Nov-17 21:16:22

Oopps! Maraki

JaceLancs Fri 24-Nov-17 21:21:51

I’ve bought myself new boots, cashmere sweater, coat, gloves and a diamond pendant!
To be fair DP will probably give me money for at least on item and my parents only ever give cash so depending on amount that may buy more than one item
Only thing I’m strict on is not wearing or using before Christmas and I’ve put them out of sight so will enjoy the beauty when I do get them

peanutbutter310 Fri 24-Nov-17 21:24:23

Treated myself to the Liberty advent calendar. Can’t wait for Dec 1st!!

falange Fri 24-Nov-17 21:26:37

Maraki that's a really good idea. I think I'll start doing it.

WellTidy Fri 24-Nov-17 21:27:54

I've bought myself two Phase Eight necklaces, two Rituals reed diffusers, two large Yankee candles and some slippers. I am absolutely delighted.

Xoticdreamz Fri 24-Nov-17 21:28:49

I bought myself some coco chanel and the new tili box that is out .

Summerisdone Fri 24-Nov-17 21:37:44

I’ve just treated myself to new clothes, I couldn’t resist at 50% off.

It will be the only ‘gift’ I get though, as DM is paying for my hair cut and colour but appointment isn’t until January, and DS at 3 is too young to be buying me, so I don’t really feel too bad at buying myself.

VioletCharlotte Fri 24-Nov-17 21:47:12

No, but the dog always buys me a present! grin

BubblesBuddy Fri 24-Nov-17 21:52:22

Yes. DH can’t be bothered. Annoushka earrings this year. That’ll teach him.

Nanasueathome Fri 24-Nov-17 21:59:26

I’ve bought myself :
a Seasalt scarf
Jo Malone Orange Bitters..missed out on it last year but they’ve brought it back for Christmas
A Pandora Disney charm
Pair of black patent shoes
That’s all so far
I will wrap them up and open them when the family open their gifts on Christmas Day

hashtagelfie Fri 24-Nov-17 22:03:36

Not really s&b but I bought myself these mittens and cup today, plus 2 personalised Emma Bridgewater mugs. I have the treatbox advent calendar. Oh and there might have been some body butter for me that ended up in my shopping bag from body shop.

Love the idea of sending yourself flowers! I may do that next year.

Makesmilingyourbesthobby Fri 24-Nov-17 22:06:56

I'm a single parent to 3dd's 9 & under so they are too young to buy me gifts themselves so I put £50 aside to get gifts for me off my dd's, now every year they know they have £50 to spend on me when we go shopping & yes I always get asked what I would like etc so end up more or less with what I wanted

userofthiswebsite Fri 24-Nov-17 22:13:45

Not 'a' - lots.

applesareredandgreen Fri 24-Nov-17 23:26:19

Yes started my Christmas shopping today. Have ordered myself a new dress, 2 new jumpers, a bag, some sparkly slipper boots and some underwear. I seem to have bought more for myself than anyone else blush

falange Sat 25-Nov-17 11:07:37

Now I've seen that people have bought themselves more than 1 Christmas present I feel that I may have shortchanged myself. So I've just ordered myself a couple of lovely tops from Phase Eight.

usernameinfinito Sat 25-Nov-17 11:23:48

falange yes, but remember, it's not the number of presents, but the thought that counts ;)

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