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Old 12-14-2016, 11:29 AM   #1
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Everytime it happens when I purchase either clothes or jewlery. She ends up returning it. I have no idea what to get. Bah humbug I hate xmass..
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At least it is not just me, I feel better already. We are now at the point our kids are grown (17, 22, and 24) and if either of us want something we are usually in a position we can just get it. It makes coming up with gift ideas difficult.
Last year we decided to just do a few days away in the new year and we went to Charlestown, SC and stayed in a B&B. It was a great gift to each other.

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Auto-start for her car if she doesn't have it already so she can get into a warm car that is already defrosted in the winter or a cool car that already has the A/C running on a hot day...

A piece of jewelry with a stone from the month you actually started dating... add a matching dress or a gift card to her favorite clothing store... or a handmade jewelry box to wrap it in (two gifts in one) which you can wrap in multiple boxes so when she gets to the jewelry box, she'll think that's the main gift, but then you can say you have to open that last box...

A day spa package and then tell her she has to wait for the second half of the gift after she arranges a time to use her package... you then arrive to pick her up in a rented car for a nice dinner out (maybe bring the above gifts for her to change into)...

"Tony Coupons" (no expiration dates) that contain things that she'd like to do (which only you'd know) which are not normal everyday activities ...

Get a set of "My Pillows"...

If she's one of those ones who are into shoes, a roll-out rack for the shoes...

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Large bottle of her favorite perfume,

Lingerie,

Weekend plans for her birthday (certificate you write out)

The more personal the better.

The car starter is also a decent thought.
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Dinner and a show somewhere.
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Got you covered.

http://www.brokk.com/us/60/



but you may spoil her.
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I've been giving my wife the "I'll build you a spice rack out of the nook in the kitchen" for the last three years.

If I ever actually build it, I will need to come up with a new present.
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SIG or GLOCK, because you care.
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If you had any guts you'd by her a toy of some sort.

That way if she doesn't like it you can tell her what she can do with it.

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Everytime it happens when I purchase either clothes or jewlery. She ends up returning it. I have no idea what to get. Bah humbug I hate xmass..
Don't change a thing you already have the perfect game plan.

She gets a present, she gets to take it back and shop, and you get another bag of underwear and socks.

What more is there to life?
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If you had any guts you'd by her a toy of some sort.

That way if she doesn't like it you can tell her what she can do with it.

Ahh the old slippers and a d**do joke, that's older than many of the guys here.
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Ahh the old slippers and a d**do joke, that's older than many of the guys here.
It may be old but it's still useful.
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It may be old but it's still useful.
Try it with the wife sometime and see what happens when you go to sleep at home the next time....
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Coloring book and crayons/markers.

https://www.amazon.com/Best-Sellers-...ks/11357541011

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If she doesn't "need" anything, go to your equivalent of our angel tree.

Set up in the mall with the child's first name, and what they want for Christmas.

For reasons that are none of our business, it's apparent Santa probably won't be coming to their home.

Grab a handful, go out and buy those and return them to the tree.

Give her the card with the name, request and tell her you did it in her honor.

Mom's don't like to see kids hurt.

I did this several years ago, and was a huge hit.

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Take her to Paris. We recently snagged flights thru Paris for $450 a person round trip in August. There are deals to be had for Euro flights. Most ladies I know sure like to travel to distant places.
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Don't change a thing you already have the perfect game plan.

She gets a present, she gets to take it back and shop, and you get another bag of underwear and socks.

What more is there to life?
Oh yeah, one other thing: If you are determined to buy her clothing - make sure you know her size and get whatever it is two sizes smaller.

That's the one time she'll take it as a compliment.
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get her a nice wall mount jewelry box to store the jewelry you bought her all the other years. Unless of course she already has that.
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60 volt dewalt any thing,
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Try it with the wife sometime and see what happens when you go to sleep at home the next time....
Girlfriend, and I don't have any worries about christmas gifts.

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