So what did everyone get for Christmas?

Jocelyn - posted on 12/29/2010 ( 52 moms have responded )

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What was your favorite present that you received?

I got a GPS! It's fantastic, and now I won't get lost all the time (because honestly, it happens ALL the time lol)

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Nicole - posted on 01/01/2011

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my favorite gift was an anual pass to the museum:) I also got a lot of avon/body shop stuff:)

My son got lots of cool puzzles and colouring books, which made him happy.

My baby girl got musical instuments, which both my kids love playing with.

Natasha - posted on 01/01/2011

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I have to say that it is a tie for my favorite gift this year. My folks got us a new microwave, to replace the old one we had that kept turning on by itself. And my son got me an air-popping popcorn maker. I have wanted a new one for years, and this one has the added bonus of turning into the serving bowl :) I LOVE POPCORN, but only air-popped, and only at home.

Tiffany - posted on 12/31/2010

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My boyfriend got me a tea set from Teavana that I have been wanting forever. It's gorgeous! I did go to pick it out though, which I'm glad cos he would have been lost in there lol. Also his parents bought me a kitchenaid which I have needed (I have a cake business from home). Have to exchange it though, cos it's not the right one but that's okay! We only have to pay $100 out of pocket for the right one. I was very lucky this year.

Lindsay - posted on 12/30/2010

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Oh Amie, you will love your Kitchenaid! I've had mine a few years now and still love it!! My hand mixer has been sitting in the storage room ever since. :)

I feel like I was spoiled this year. I didn't expect to get much of anything and was very surpised by it all. Josh gave me diamond earrings, purfume, and a new handbag. My parents gave money, gift cards to Walmart, Target, Victorias Secret ♥, a very cute new coat, and some luggage.

I loved all of those things but the kids' gifts are the ones that made me cry. ♥ Madeline is in Kindergarten and each week that she passes a skill book, she gets to select a prize out of this treasure box in her classroom. She knew that I never wore a watch and picked a kitty cat watch out of the box and proudly wrapped it and put it under the tree for me. ♥ Cooper made me a snowman rug at school with his feet as the snowmen and his finger prints as falling snow. :)

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I bet none of you got a great big orange/red/yellow push scooter with pump-up tyres like I did! It's cool - little kids stare as me as I whizz past them. Very good exercise for the thigh muscles too.

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i didn't get a favourite present (maybe the frozen daiquiri pops) i did however get soap which my ex bought on behalf of my son...im allergic to soap and he knows it!!

Desiree - posted on 12/29/2010

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I got a new printer for printing my photos for scrapping. Jewlery and several very good books.

Jess - posted on 12/29/2010

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What is it with Kitchenaids and christmas ? I made John buy me one last year for christmas. I was even there when he bought it to make sure I got the one I wanted. Who ever said women don't want kitchen appliances as gifts ?


This year I got all the Cd's from Glee, so excited !!! I also got this awesome voice controlled Blue tooth for my car, now I just need to work out how to use it. I also got the Twilight Eclipse Board game and 10 dvd movies.

We bought as a family gift a Nintendo Wii and every accessory ever bloody made. So now we have 3 wii's ! Silly I know but when we moved in together we left our wii's with our families, so we ended up not having one and don't have the heart to ask for either of them back.

From the rest of my family I got gift cards.

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Hubby got me a netbook, and new brushed nickel door knobs for all of our doors (our old ones were brass and it has always bothered me that they didn't match the lighting we put in a few years ago).
I got hubby a kindle and preloaded it with several books by his favorite authors, and a steal and onyx yin-yang puzzle (he likes to say we are like yin and yang--complete opposites that flow together perfectly)

Rosie - posted on 12/29/2010

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i bought myself a kitchenaid, lol!! got tired of knowing noone else was going to spend that much money on me, lol! they are AWESOME!!

Kate CP - posted on 12/29/2010

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You guys ever had an orange with a hand made peppermint stick as a straw? GOD it's good. *drool*

Tara - posted on 12/29/2010

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@Shauna,
I have been poor as well, and my ex and I used to make each other little things, like little coupon books for extra time alone, or a massage, or a special dinner for two after the kids were in bed..
It sucks being poor especially at Christmas and birthdays, but it will get better and until then, you have your kids smiling faces as the best gifts. You could be a shit head parent and get your kids crap and spend everything you have on a new ipod etc.
:)

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Tara, I love the orange in the bottom of the stocking :) I've always done an apple and an orange but this year the oranges were too pricey and I could just tell they were all skin and not much fruit :(

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I got a Kindle and a brand new warm winter coat :-) I love my Kindle too! And I love the free ebooks Amazon has....like my favorite smutty erotica ebooks-free!!

Charlie - posted on 12/29/2010

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Tickets to shpongle ( amazing DJ with 10 piece band ) and soundwave concert ( I got those early ) I get to see Iron Maiden , SLash , Rob zombie , QOTSA, One day as a lion , Pennywise , MXPX , Primus , slayer , stonesour , social distortion , murderdolls , bullet for my valentine , Monster magnet , Dimmu borgir , , new found glory , sevendust and heaps , heaps , heaps more Im so excited I am jumping out of my skin waiting for the festival !!

Kylie - posted on 12/29/2010

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oh i am jealous Amie! You got what i wanted:)

I got gold necklace with a pearl drop on it, some supernatural romance books, a pamper package voucher for a couple of massages, facial manicure and pedicure, a beach bag with a bikini and a bottle of CK beautiful.



Edit: oops my favorite was the pamper package because my husband went out of his way to surprise me with that one. I usually always know what I'm getting from him and the kids.

Tara - posted on 12/29/2010

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I got a watch (well that was for my birthday four days before Christmas but still counts!)
I got a beautiful big photo display that has spots for 22 pictures, it was all filled up with pictures of the kids and me and steve (that was from all of them) I also got some cool fluffy socks, some gloves, a new pair of boots, clothes from my mom, gift cards (already gone) and a couple of books that I wanted.
I also got a ton of stuff in my stocking that I needed, a new razor with a trimmer attached, some skin cream, make up, and other toiletries. Plus loads of chocolate, chocolate chocolate. And an orange in the bottom of course.

Jenny - posted on 12/29/2010

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A course on advanced techniques for my SLR camera. I can't wait to learn how to use this thing properly and unleash it's capabilities.

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I know it wasn't actually for me but the best thing I got on Christmas day was my best mates finally getting engaged (to each other) - we have been waiting for him to pop the question forever.

I didn't really get much this year, hubby and I decided because we went away at the end of November that we wouldn't get each other anything and would only have a little prezzie from Ethan each (but I'm still waiting for it because hubby didn't get a chance to go anywhere to buy anything before xmas so I get to go shopping when I can be bothered).

Jocelyn - posted on 12/29/2010

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It's just a normal microwave, but you can hang it under your cupboards (but it's not an over-the-range microwave). They come with some special hanging hardware and the vents are in a slightly different spot.

Jocelyn - posted on 12/29/2010

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Yay my dad just told me that the Christmas present he ordered for us should be in next week...and it's either a microwave that hangs, or a portable dishwasher; either of which I am totally excited for ^_^

Sarah - posted on 12/29/2010

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I got some Gucci perfume (ok, it was for my bday actually, but it was pretty close to Xmas!!) A silver St. Christopher (always wanted one) and a palette of make up!

My best present though is probably my snuggly pyjamas!!!!

Nikki - posted on 12/29/2010

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Wanna swap parents Krista!! lol Sara, you got your snuggie! woo hoo :)

I got heaps of cake decorating supplies, loads of tools I needed and a few cook cake decorating books. I also got some perfume which I love and a gift voucher to my favourite clothes shop..

Rosie - posted on 12/29/2010

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from hubby i got gift certificate to the salon to go get pampered, and pajama bottoms that were XXL, when i wear a large, and some medium bottoms. who lives with someone for almost 10 years and thinks they wear clothes 20 times to big?? it's cute though.
i also got walmart gift cards (already gone, lol) and old navy gift cards, still waiting for a free moment to shop!! and a fancy new frying pan! (those who know me, know that i love cooking and frying pans excite me, lol)

Bonnie - posted on 12/29/2010

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From my husband I got a new hair straightener because my other one died on me 4 days before Christmas and I guess I hinted enough lol. He also got me a few shirts and a car charger for my cell phone.

Krista - posted on 12/29/2010

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I got a 2011 Ford Escape from my parents.



Yes, I'm a spoiled shit.



My old rattletrap Taurus wasn't very reliable anymore, and my parents hated the thought of me driving 45 minutes to work and back each day with Sam in the car, with an unreliable vehicle. So last month, they surprised me with a brand-new Escape, which was awesome. It's the first time in my life I've ever had a NEW (as opposed to new-to-me) car.



I also got a new winter coat, a book I'd been wanting, and some lovely new face cream from my husband, along with some other nice gifts from other family members.

Hannah - posted on 12/29/2010

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I got new Moto boots that I have been begging for, some leggings, boot socks, a pretty sweater, comforter set for our bed, tupperware and a digital key chain. It was a great Christmas!

Kate CP - posted on 12/29/2010

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Amie: I *L O V E* my Kitchenaid mixer! I got one for mother's day a few years back and that puppy has made my life SO MUCH easier. :D

Kate CP - posted on 12/29/2010

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I got a beautiful nursing necklace with the kids' birth stones on it from my husband and diamond earrings from my parents. My sister is knitting me a baby sling (!) but it's not ready yet. My folks also sprang for a new convertable car seat for the baby. :}

Jenn - posted on 12/29/2010

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My Dad gave us money to buy stuff for the house - namely a new kitchen faucet as mine had to be turned on using vice grips! LOL!!! My Mum got me a sweater, an apple peeler/corer/slicer thingy, an electric jar opener, plus some other little things, and Brian got me a gift card which I just used this afternoon to buy a new bra and 5 new shirts, plus I got new socks and stocking stuff. I actually got really spoiled! :) The kids got lots of money so that in the spring we can put in a nice big swingset for all of them plus of course an ass-load of toys and clothes.

Jessica - posted on 12/29/2010

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Hehe I was pretty excited about it Amanda! I'm out to be the next Cake Boss! Hahaha

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Oh Amie, I want one of those so bad! I like my hand mixer and all but I want one I can set and just walk away from for a sec, instead of having to turn the beaters off constantly to add ingredients. JEALOUS! :)

Amie - posted on 12/29/2010

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I got a Kitchen Aid Deluxe 5 edition mixer. =D I've wanted one forever, mixing by hand gets old. Especially when I'm making enough to feed a small army. LOL!! I can't wait to use it but I'm keeping it packed until we move in 2 months. =)

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Yeah, the snuggie that has the wrong team on it lol JUST KIDDING Sara! It's not your fault you don't like the Gators :P



Steve got me a Frappe maker (for my "fru fru girlie coffee drinks"), a flash drive so I can get all of my pictures (or at least some of them) off of the computer and the Lady Antebellum CD. I think my favorite so far is the CD. I cried when he gave it to me :)

My aunt sent me some really pretty winter stuff...a scarf and a few hats. Since moving to NY I've discovered that I look really cute in winter hats lol Who knew??? There's my silver lining when I bitch about the cold and wish for Florida temps.



My FIL and his wife gave us money, which we needed. My MIL and her husband gave me a really nice sweater and Steve a nice, thick sweater to wear to work (the warehouse gets FRIGIDLY COLD!).

A friend of mine got me a CD player / radio and an MP3 player (my first ever) that plugs into the CD player. I've been having fun with that because it's not a purchase I ever even would have thought to buy for myself. Speaking of, anyone know of any good, not too expensive sites to download songs from? I don't want a membership anywhere; I'd rather pay by the song.

Amanda - posted on 12/29/2010

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Jessica- I am jealous of your cake book!!!!!
we got each other a treadmill :) i love it

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My husband and I decided that we'd buy a blu-ray as our gift to each other. So we did.



But he broke the rules. He also surprised me with a kindle, snuggie, and socks...which is a perfect gift for me!



Mom and Dad got us a sit and stand double stroller. They threw in a gift card to eat and go to the movies. She just wants us to go on a date so she can babysit! I'm actually really excited, it's been a while since we've had a real date.



His mom and dad gave us money, and we both need new tennis shoes...so there ya go.



My favorite is the kindle, by far! But I had to mention everything else, because it was all very thoughtful, sweet, and useful!

Jessica - posted on 12/29/2010

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I got a Gold locket that says Mom on it! It's my first Mom jewellery! I cried, lol and now I have a picture of my daughter in it on one side and a little lock of her hair on the other from her first haircut. I also got a new book for making fabulous outrageous cakes! :)

♏*PHOENIX*♏ - posted on 12/29/2010

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Me to! Its a Nuvi 1450t touch screen GPS, I also got a nook, and a Nikon digital SLR Camera :-0)

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