Christmas presents for the family 

Christmas presents

Christmas presents for the family

Christmas is here! Well practically and I am proud to say I have bought Christmas presents for the family. I didn’t say wrapped I just said bought. Christmas for my family and I has always been a family and friends affair. Every Christmas morning, we go to church and be in the presence of the lord and our friends. After we heard home and start cooking then it’s dinning with family and then afternoon nap. We do not exactly what a time dedicated to opening presents, we just open them when we feel like it throughout the day.

Though I have such a large extended family, in the UK it’s just a few of us. Consisting of my parents, young brother and sister, my nephew and my sister-in-law. You would thinking because we are few on this side of the world, present buying would be easy well it’s not. Everyone in the family except my nephew is hard to buy for but I do try my best. With that being said here are the Christmas presents for the family and where I got them.

Christmas Presents for the Family

Nephew – Smyths 

My brother and my SIL mentioned that my nephew really wanted a bike. I asked them to send a link and I quickly placed the order, I can not wait for him to be riding it around their home and the park.

Brother 

My brother is one whose both hard and easy to shop for. He won’t complain whatever you get him but won’t always say what he really wants. He’s gotten better at it now but this time I got lucky and asked he what he wanted. He said he’s been loving these Men Boots* for a while now and would love to have them. With Christmas here it made perfect sense to at least grant him this wish. The boots are warm, comfortable and most of all real stylish.

Sister-in-law – Amazon 

A few days ago I was browsing Amazon when I thought about getting a beauty advent calendar for my SIL. I know she loves beauty items now and again and thought this advent calendar would be perfect. I am sure she would have loved a chocolate one but I think she’s had many of those in the past. This time I wanted her to get something different from me and hope she liked this present.

Sister – Do the Hoola Beyond Bronze Kit from Benefit

I have always shied away from buying gifts on planes but I couldn’t resist this Benefit travel gift set. My sister is all into makeup and she knows her stuff so it made sense to pick this kit for her. The kit contains; lipgloss,mascara, powder, liquid bronze,mini powder brush and benefit lipstick.

Mum and Dad – Harding Gift Sets.

For mum I saw the lovely gift set with house slippers and beauty products and I knew she would love that. For dad I also got him a spa beauty set for men which came in a nice leather men’s toilet bag.

For me – Thank you sponsors

Obviously I am part of the family so it made sense to include the items that i got for Christmas. I have been fortunate enough to have been sent some lovely items over the last couple of weeks. The Lee Stafford Academy Straighteners arrived just in time for Christmas and so did this New Chic Boots*. These Boots are helping me Stay warm and stylish this Christmas without even trying which is awesome. Over the last few weeks I have been wanting a watch and now I have three, New Chic sent me two and I bought one.

Christmas is not about gifts only, it’s about spending time together, it’s about catching up. Presents are always fun to have but we should not forget the true meaning of this holiday. It is about remembering Christ, his birth and the lord’s grace he continues to show us. Weather you believe or not is your prerogative.

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  1. December 27, 2016 / 7:01 pm

    The floral watch is beautiful. We did a lot of Amazon gifting this year from gift cards to jewelry. Great prices.

    • January 1, 2017 / 2:40 am

      Thanks, I loved the watch so much I had to gift it to myself lol.
      I love Amazon, they have everything

  2. December 26, 2016 / 7:46 pm

    Such a good ideas, Glad you shar ethis I had a hard time to buy gifts for my family.

    • January 1, 2017 / 2:40 am

      Awww bless, I hope this was helpful

  3. blm03
    December 26, 2016 / 6:26 pm

    I love all of these ideas! It is hard to shop for the whole family!

    • January 1, 2017 / 2:40 am

      Thanks, it can be hard but somehow this time I got it on beat

  4. December 26, 2016 / 2:57 pm

    These all look like great gifts for the whole family! We still have a gift exchange with one side of our family so I may have to get a few of these!

    • December 26, 2016 / 3:51 pm

      Thanks and hope you had a good Christmas with your family

  5. Rebecca Swenor
    December 25, 2016 / 3:47 am

    These all sounds like great gifts for the family. I know my sisters would love the Do the Hoola Beyond Bronze Kit for a Christmas gift. Thanks for sharing these awesome gifts.

    • December 26, 2016 / 3:51 pm

      You’re most welcome and my sister definitely loved her present! All of them did

  6. Vera Sweeney
    December 24, 2016 / 10:25 pm

    These are great gift ideas!! I love looking at other ideas, it is so fun to see what others are giving as gifts.

    • December 26, 2016 / 3:50 pm

      Thanks Vera, I am the same and be checking out other people’s gifts

  7. December 24, 2016 / 3:02 pm

    These are some awesome ideas, I have to admit I find it really hard to think of what to buy a lot of people at Christmas.x

    • December 26, 2016 / 3:49 pm

      I am the same but somehow this year worked really well for me

  8. Food Travelist
    December 23, 2016 / 10:49 pm

    Nice that you got a jump on your Christmas shopping. I agree that spending time with family is the best part of the holiday season. P.S. love those mens boots!

    • December 26, 2016 / 3:49 pm

      Thanks so much my brother loves his new boots and yes spending time with family is the best part of the holiday season

  9. danita Carr
    December 23, 2016 / 10:27 pm

    What a great list! You really did include everyone. I love that watch, BTW!

    • December 26, 2016 / 3:49 pm

      Thanks Danita, I included all my family here

  10. Pam
    December 23, 2016 / 6:49 pm

    These are all great gifts. I know so many kids who have asked for a bike for Christmas this year.

    • December 26, 2016 / 3:48 pm

      Thanks Pam, though my nephew didn’t ask for it his parent knew he would want one so I was only happy to oblige

  11. December 23, 2016 / 4:19 pm

    Great products. I like the boots too. Good pick! Amazon has been my go to for easy shopping solutions!

    • December 26, 2016 / 3:48 pm

      That it is indeed and can never get enough of Amazon

  12. Paula Schuck
    December 23, 2016 / 3:23 pm

    Thee are all awesome. Amazon is my jam. I get EVERYTHING there. And don’t get me started on Prime…

    • December 26, 2016 / 3:47 pm

      Hahahah you’ve got to love Prime, so many offers

  13. Chrissy Mazzocchi
    December 23, 2016 / 2:37 pm

    These are all great products. I go to Amazon for everything so that’s the perfect gift for me too!

    • December 26, 2016 / 3:47 pm

      Amazon is just the best, I love shopping via Amazon

  14. Candy Kage
    December 23, 2016 / 12:49 pm

    Sounds like you really put some thought and consideration into your gift giving and went out of your way to make each present special.

    • December 26, 2016 / 3:46 pm

      Thanks Candy! With family you do that don’t you! I am just happy they loved the presents

  15. December 23, 2016 / 9:07 am

    Lovely presents and I’m sure your nephew will love the bike x

    • December 26, 2016 / 3:46 pm

      Thanks Rhian, he does

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