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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    How about a gift card to Beer Crazy?

    This is the winner so far.



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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    Quote Originally Posted by cychosis View Post
    How do you go about this? Is it something through your church?
    In Saint Paul my parents get the family names from the neighborhood food shelf who compiles their list from churches and social service agencies.


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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    For the last few years, we have encouraged our families to all pick a person's name out of a hat, and then donate to a cause or charity you think they'd like. You're benefiting them by strengthening something about which they're passionate, and plus it shows you're putting thought into who they are and what matters to them.

    Or, just stop buying **** all of the time and let her get some of those things.


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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    Quote Originally Posted by cychosis View Post
    How do you go about this? Is it something through your church?
    The banks and Starbucks have these in Ames, as well as the church. It's what I'm hoping my family chooses to do this Christmas (in addition to gifts for the kids).


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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    We pretty much get what we need/like or just go out to eat.

    Not sure if I should start another thread or just side track this one. I've been getting "what does baby need?" questions. So far I've said not much. If you get toys, they can't take up floor space. I hope it's easier when she can request things....





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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrevkah View Post
    Not sure if I should start another thread or just side track this one. I've been getting "what does baby need?" questions. So far I've said not much. If you get toys, they can't take up floor space. I hope it's easier when she can request things....
    Z is only a few months old. For our little's first Christmas (approximately same age), we got her a convertible car seat for when she was going to upgrade that following summer - since we need to buy two, and we go top of the line, we did one for Christmas and one for Easter. Maybe put that out and parents could chip in on it. Or, there's always clothes and jammies in the next size up. Or diapers.


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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Z is only a few months old. For our little's first Christmas (approximately same age), we got her a convertible car seat for when she was going to upgrade that following summer - since we need to buy two, and we go top of the line, we did one for Christmas and one for Easter. Maybe put that out and parents could chip in on it. Or, there's always clothes and jammies in the next size up. Or diapers.

    Good ideas! I hesitate for clothes, I am really thankful for all of the new and hand-me-downs we have! Depending on season, Z ought to be good till 1.





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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    Quote Originally Posted by VikesFan28 View Post
    Give them the gift that keeps on giving.
    VD?



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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    I learned that by not giving suggestions, you get a lot of crap you don't need. So everything I ask for is something I will use. Golf course gift cards, golf balls, Bailey's, etc. Although this year, thinking of finally retiring my blue sweatshirt with Cy in the Tornado, my favorite logo, and getting with the times.

    I do like the Beer Crazy gift card suggestion.



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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    Just ask for a contribution in your name to The Human Fund.



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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    1. Cyclones tv gift subscription.
    2. $100 gift to ISU towards SEZ in their name.
    3. Cyclones Gear
    4. Circus Peanuts


    No matter what, I could NEVER cheer for Dirt and Urine.

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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    Been dating a girl since mid-September. Have no idea what to get her, and she's not giving any ideas/dropping any hints.




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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    Been dating a girl since mid-September. Have no idea what to get her, and she's not giving any ideas/dropping any hints.
    Just remember you're setting the bar, don't set it too high, keep the expectations low or they'll use it against you years later...



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    Quote Originally Posted by Tony View Post
    Just remember you're setting the bar, don't set it too high, keep the expectations low or they'll use it against you years later...
    Good point.

    She does talk about stars and the constellations a lot. I thought about getting her a constellation guidebook.




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    Re: Christmas Gifts

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post
    Been dating a girl since mid-September. Have no idea what to get her, and she's not giving any ideas/dropping any hints.
    Something you won't miss when she dumps your *** in a couple months..



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