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  1. Dreams come true... I am living mine
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    Christmas

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    Who all is on your Christmas list? Do you think their ages are going to make a difference in how much you spend or should you spend the same for everyone?

    I have:

    DH
    Dh's parents
    SIL & BIL
    Brother
    Sister & BIL
    Nephew (will be 6 months old)
    Mom & Dad
    Sandra (family friend)


    and all the pets: Troubble, Snikers, Lollypop, Kisses, Hugs, Mischief, Nini, Snuggles, Piglet, and Max

    I will probably be spending different amounts on the people, I always try to get something that has meaning and some of the stuff costs more than others.
    DREAMS CAN COME TRUE
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    Don't you dare ignore this thread it is the MOST IMPORTANT thread ever!!
    DREAMS CAN COME TRUE
  3. One thing I've learned about life: It goes on.
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    We're only doing the minimum this year just because we've been so strapped financially with buying all new furniture for our house.

    I have:
    My mom & step-dad
    My dad
    DH's mom & step-dad
    DH's dad & step-mom
    DH's sister & husband
    Nephew (who is 4)
    Neice (who will be one)
    DH's sister (who is 14)
    DH's brother (who is also 14)

    That's about it!
  4. He's my popeye, but I'mnoOliveOyl!
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    Age definately determines how much I spend.

    We buy for:
    DD
    DH's grandma
    DH's mom
    DH's sister
    DH's brother and his wife
    our 2 nieces
    My mom and stepdad
    My dad and stepmom
    My little sister
    My step sister
    My step brother

    And I usually buy small things for friends as well. Our limit is $20 per adult, $30 per couple, and $10 per kid other than DD.

    Well, I'm what I am and I'm what I'm not
    and I'm sure happy with what Iíve got
    I live to love and laugh alot
    and thatís all I need




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    children only this year

    Zach
    Ash
    Luca
    and my new baby neice or nephew
    Quaitance
    Timmy

    Handmade gifts for
    My mom
    my inlaws
    my BIL and SIL
    My brother and SIL
    J and J
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    easy christmas this year.

    My Mom & Dad
    My 3 best friends
    and whoevers name i draw for secret santa in my family.
    we kicked deployment #2's butt!

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    I have:

    Db
    Db's sister (We don't do his 2 little siblings, they get enough already)
    Db's mom (not stepdad because he's a douche )

    My mom
    My dad
    My sister

    My grandma
    My aunt

    Maybe friends. I don't really get them much because we all have this mutal understanding that we are poor.

    My best friend, though, is the exception. Our gifts are always HP themed and last year I got her a wand from Allivans. I may spring for a broom this year because I missed her birthday. ($80 though )
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    Mom
    Dad
    Sister
    BIL
    MIL
    FIL
    SIL
    SIL
    Niece

    ...that's it, i think. the rest are just Christmas cards.
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    I shop for my daughter and husband, mostly. My parents and sister each get something small, and my husband picks out presents for his mom, brother, sister, and grandmother. We don't spend much on our extended family.
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    We do:

    Each other
    Christopher
    Nicholas
    Ben
    Lexie
    My parents
    His dad
    His mom and step-dad
    My sister and BIL
    His sister and BIL
    His other sister and BIL
    His little brother
    Three nephews
    His grandparents

    I think that's it. We have a budget set up for gift-giving throughout the year and stick to it pretty well. The bulk of our Christmas money goes to our kids and then the rest is kind of divvied up after that. But age does play a factor in it to some extent. For example, we usually spend a bit more on our siblings than our nephews (partly because they're so young).
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