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Old 24.10.2007, 15:35
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Re: Advice on buying XMAS gifts please ladies?

Oh, you CAN go wrong with jewellery and perfume. You need to know what kind she likes. Surreptitiously find out which girlfriend she thinks has great taste and seek the opinion of that friend -- when in doubt.
Look at the jewellery she owns and likes -- are they classical in style or contemporary/modern in design? See? It's full of landmines.

Vouchers for spa and beauty treatments -- mmm... great idea.

How about a huskies-sledding trip (if she likes dogs and the outdoors)?
Great present from my other half last winter.

A generous voucher from a department store she likes to shop at.

A cashmere sweater in her favourite colour and right size.


By the way, men, what would y'all like to receive?


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Good idea for a thread - I completely lack inspiration for Christmas pressies.

For girlies you can't go wrong with jewellery, perfume or vouchers for beauty treatments.

My husband kept buying me the next piece in the Samsonite collection of luggage for every birthday and Christmas until I asked him if he was trying to get rid of me.

Having said that there was method to his madness because one Christmas he surprised me with tickets for us both to go back to England for a long weekend - so the luggage came in handy.
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Old 24.10.2007, 15:47
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Re: Advice on buying XMAS gifts please ladies?

Well I would say, personally, I must be the easiest person to buy for. Any gadget or toy of some sort.

Some one mentioned before a indoor remote controlled helicopter. Got one given to me for my wedding from a friend, costs about 70chf and had so much fun with the cats flying it around.

Its broke now

R/C plane is always good as well.

For me Playstation 3 games, voucher for the football or snowboard shop etc.
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Old 24.10.2007, 16:41
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Re: Advice on buying XMAS gifts please ladies?

A shirt. Great stuff. Hey, perfect fit! I'd never have chosen something like this, but it's me!

I do? Really? Mmmm... you're not so bad yourself... come here...

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"Uncle Max is overjoyed once more by his partners wise choice of Christmas jumper."

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A shirt. Great stuff. Hey, perfect fit! I'd never have chosen something like this, but it's me!

I do? Really? Mmmm... you're not so bad yourself... come here...

Thanks Darling x





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For me Playstation 3 games, voucher for the football or snowboard shop etc.
If you get the choice, take the snowboard shop.
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Old 10.11.2007, 21:35
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Re: Advice on buying XMAS gifts please ladies?

Hi Lee,

My company has just launched a European online store for scented candles & Well-Being products. We have Pillars, Aquas, Huricannes, UltraGlows, NtureGlows and more...

If I get your permission, would post here the address.

Have a nice eve,

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Old 10.11.2007, 22:46
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Re: Advice on buying XMAS gifts please ladies?

One of Jack's cookery courses, please.
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Aroma therapy massage please
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Re: Advice on buying XMAS gifts please ladies?

Whoever goes the materialistic way, here are some ideas (or just to be inspired for getting more out of it):
http://www.geschenkidee.ch/
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Aroma therapy massage please
I could give ya a back rub after cutting lemons.


(By the way, for those who like to keep their toes warm, Zeling, near Coop City & Fotograu in Zug, is selling very pretty, thick & comfy stop-socks in many colour combinations for only CHF5.90 a pair. In their basement.)
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Whoever goes the materialistic way, here are some ideas (or just to be inspired for getting more out of it):
http://www.geschenkidee.ch/
As I stated at the start of the thread, the stuff in there is just... *eugh* I'd be careful about choosing stuff from that shop.

Here's quite a good giftfinder site, similar to the idea I had for a website. The tips for someone like me are pretty accurate. However, I think they get it wrong for the "Super Mom" or an older person, I don't think a mum wants stuff that is essentially for the dog or cat... Or for the kids...
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Old 11.11.2007, 13:30
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Re: Advice on buying XMAS gifts please ladies?

How about somesport lessons she would ike and that you could do together?i.e. diving course, ski course, etc

Otherwise sme theater tickets, concert etc are nice!

And if she is not into jewellery, is she in some other type of ornaments? If so you could try for some exotic necklace or so.

And the spa thing is a good one but maybe for a special treat (hot stone or so) instead of the usual massage

Cheers,

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Re: Advice on buying XMAS gifts please ladies?

This year hubster and I decided NOT to gift each other X Mas gifts as it always ends up in stess and sometimes not the best kinda SUPRISE!!

Instead we gave each other gutscheins which are valid till Xmas next year. When one of us sees something we really want anytime of the year we tell the other and then we get our christmas gift.

Much better than spending money on something just cuz its xmas and you have to! Altho I'm super easy to please - a gutschein for any spa/massage thingy! Its a gift everyone can keep giving me cuz its something I could do monthly!
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