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    Desperate for help--what in the world do I get wife for Christmas?

    Any good ideas?



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    Re: Desperate for help--what in the world do I get wife for Christmas?

    Something sexy.



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    Re: Desperate for help--what in the world do I get wife for Christmas?

    I'm doing a spa package for my gf. It's a massage, facial and I think a manicure or something like that.


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    Re: Desperate for help--what in the world do I get wife for Christmas?

    Ask her straight up what she wants and then go get it.

    My wife has FINALLY realized subtle hints and clues given through the year don't register with me. This, even after I've told her this very fact several times.

    Last year, I took her to the mall and she went on a shopping spree. Thankfully, she decided to be nice (it is Christmas afterall) and not break the bank on me. She was very happy with her Christmas gift!

    Here's an idea though: A gift certificate for her and her girlfriend for a day at a spa.



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    Re: Desperate for help--what in the world do I get wife for Christmas?

    Quote Originally Posted by CylentButDeadly View Post
    I'm doing a spa package for my gf. It's a massage, facial and I think a manicure or something like that.
    Haha... I just read your post after posting mine... great idea!



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    Re: Desperate for help--what in the world do I get wife for Christmas?

    I think Temperflare had a good idea for a gift that always works for me--the gift card, and these you can buy in some grocery stores, like HyVee in Iowa, for all sorts of places, including some restaurants, as well as the usual suspects. But ask her first; gift cards are a backup position in my experience. Another hint: cuddle duds, which are a kind of long underwear but a bit fancier, are good if you live in a cold climate. Good luck.



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    Re: Desperate for help--what in the world do I get wife for Christmas?

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    Re: Desperate for help--what in the world do I get wife for Christmas?

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    Take her to the Insight Bowl.



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    Re: Desperate for help--what in the world do I get wife for Christmas?

    Quote Originally Posted by Stormin View Post
    Take her to the Insight Bowl.
    Definitely would if I could.



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    Cash <serious>



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    Re: Desperate for help--what in the world do I get wife for Christmas?

    Victoria's secret, that way it's a gift both of you can enjoy. Or some diamond thingy usually works.



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    Re: Desperate for help--what in the world do I get wife for Christmas?

    A vacuum cleaner - and if she's been very good - a self propelled one with attachments.


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    Re: Desperate for help--what in the world do I get wife for Christmas?

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