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Christmas is coming

The goose is getting fat

Male
MikeNorthWales  Male  Conwy 3-Nov-2019 12:45 Message #4761348
Do you find it difficult to know what to buy as presents?
Female
Woosey  Female  North Yorkshire 3-Nov-2019 12:53 Message #4761351
Mike, do you know how old your photo is lol.

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Female
Topaz53  Female  Northamptonshire 3-Nov-2019 13:00 Message #4761352
Your mentioning that "c" word again....too early Mike !!

When I was younger I had to start buying from January sales , my family was huge and I still bought for mum and dad.
Now everyone has grown up and we have a rule of no presents for over 18s.
I have a 2 year old granddaughter who I did buy for last year, but TBH the amount of presents she got was obscene, so this year I will be putting money into her account. Impersonal I know but she had more outfits/ toys that I felt ashamed when others have so little.
However I do still buy for my son.
He is currently having tattoos done so I will get vouchers for that.

When I did buy presents they were always person centred, not an afterthought.
Male
MikeNorthWales  Male  Conwy 3-Nov-2019 13:06 Message #4761353
Gotta be around 8 or 9 years Taken by Andy at a camping meeting I think you were there ?
Female
leogirl  Female  Essex 3-Nov-2019 14:17 Message #4761359
I will give my son, daughter and husband an early Christmas present as in the next few months they are having to spend money on expensive vet bills. Poor old Huxley has something wrong with his hindleg. He had an X ray - bones are o.k. , but blood-test showed kidneys are weak
Daughter feels very guilty about that as Huxley managed to eat an ( yet undecorated ) Christmas cake last year . She took him to the vet as to empty his stomach as soon as it was discovered where the cake was gone . Dried fruit is very bad for dogs and can damage kidneys.

Leogirl.
Male
MikeNorthWales  Male  Conwy 3-Nov-2019 18:11 Message #4761394
Hope the little fella gets better soon. Every year its a last minute thing for me. Ive even left it till Xmas eve and got some real bargains.
Female
leogirl  Female  Essex 3-Nov-2019 21:41 Message #4761399
Huxley is not exactly a little fella at 42 kg. , Mike
I am sure I still get some presents to unwrap om Christmas morning. for everyone, including the dogs.
leogirl.
Male
MikeNorthWales  Male  Conwy 3-Nov-2019 22:32 Message #4761407
Nice one leogirl I take it thats ya star sign x
Female
Woosey  Female  North Yorkshire 4-Nov-2019 22:53 Message #4761498
Yes I was Mike

Woo x
Female
Woosey  Female  North Yorkshire 4-Nov-2019 22:54 Message #4761500
Oh and I stop doing Christmas so don't have a problem with presents.

Meany woo


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