It’s the first weekend in December, and I should start making a list for my Christmas shopping trip.
So far, I have presents sorted for my niece and nephew, but I owe my mum and sister the money for them.
Who’s on my Christmas shopping list?
That leaves, Mum, Dad, My sister, the dogs, and my friend Stef.
Christmas is always an expensive time of year as is the beginning of the New Year because my birthday is in January and I like to go out and buy myself presents. In addition to this, my car tax, MOT, and service are also up in February and March.
I overspent by quite a bit last month, and I can’t see that improving this month. So I thought I’d sit down at my laptop and make a shopping plan before diving into the shops and hammering the credit card.
I’m planning to go into Truro sometime this week to buy a few presents.
My Mums Christmas gift
I know what I want to buy my mum and sister. However, my mum has been ill lately, and I know that what my sister and I are planning isn’t suitable for mum yet.
Dad’s Christmas present
I planned to get my dad an iPod so that he can play all his favourite songs in his car. He brought a new car recently, and it doesn’t have a CD player so you can only play tunes on an MP3 player or an iPod. He has updated his Mp3 stick, so he doesn’t need an iPod. My dad has become a fan of men’s facial products, so I now have another idea of what to buy him.
My Sister’s Christmas present
I have a backup plan for what I’m going to buy my sister, but my mum told me to wait for the Boxing Day sales. My mum gave me another idea a few minutes ago, so I know which shops to visit.
I buy my dog, Winston and my sister’s dog Beanie a present every year to put inside their dog stockings. Winston loves soft squeaky toys, but Beanie chews toys, so I will probably buy her some biscuits or a bone.
This is the only friend who I buy presents for because I’ve known her for years. She’s quite tricky to buy for, but hopefully, she will be shopping with me so that I can fish for ideas. Also, her partner is coming so maybe he will give me some ideas.
I haven’t revealed what presents I plan on buying just in case the people mentioned in this blog post are reading this.
Shops I need to go in:
- The Bodyshop
- Marks and Spencer
- The pet shop in the market
Food and drink I need to buy:
- 6 bottles of Bucks Fizz
- 2 x bottles of Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Mulled wine
- Marstons Classic Ales
- Christmas cake
- Walnut Whips
- Christmas cheeses
- Cheese biscuits
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