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Old 12-27-2012, 05:42 AM   #33
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Originally Posted by Cindysphinx View Post
...We didn't want to spend the money, but my rackets are from 2006. We decided I would get the new rackets. ...
He's actually mad about this. ...
Something is strange here. Communication possibly.

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Originally Posted by Cindysphinx View Post
...I married into a family of gift givers. In that family, you'd better give a gift whether you can afford one or not.

I, on the other hand, don't like scheduled gift giving. ....
herb storage....Salvation Army....lie....
THAT family? They are your family, and your are theirs.
I'm with you on the disdain for scheduled gift giving, and donating to the SA...but the lying, nah.
Just communicate and tell the truth. Appreciate the person and the thought.

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Originally Posted by NLBwell View Post
Sounds good to me. My first wife would end up crying every Christmas evening because something wasn't good enough. Our anniversary, her birthday, and Mother's day all came within about a two week period. I knew I would be punished and my life would be hell for a while no matter how hard I tried to get all the perfect gifts and make each day as good as possible.

Women......
I am going to go kiss my wife right now. B!tchezbecrazy.

EDIT:
Oh and for Christmas this year, we mostly gave/got eachother:
some great family time,
some thoughtful and also useful gifts and gift cards,
a case of coconut water, a case of Pro Penn Marathons,
one or two things I would never have bought myself, but I will probably end up using (expensive bike headlight, gloves, funny books, a few high-end beverages, a picnic chair and blanket for tournaments),
a cool metal water bottle for the bikes,
a hooded sweatshirt,
and some more family time.

Good times. Thankful. Oh and there was an iPad in there, too, and some sweaters and gloves...and some prepaid indoor court time. Great Christmas. Incredibly sweet family.

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