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how much are you spending for christmas

and how meny people i`m buying for 17 people
i`m spending around 1,500 dollars some people are getting gifts around 50.00 some around 100.00 and the kids are getting 100.00 to 150.00 my daughter around 200.00 my boyfriend 150.00 to 200.00. thats all from my pocket
i`ve been saving all year the dinner will be around 100.00 dollars for 12 people.

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Asked by Anonymous at 5:28 PM on Oct. 21, 2009 in Holidays

Answers (10)
  • 3 kids, about 1000.00 total. Hubby and I usually get something together, we don't really set a limit. We don't buy for extended family, they are all too far away and we don't get together with any of them.
    Christmas is more about spending time together with our kids. This year I think we're going to do some Rock climbing in our jeep, hopefully we will have snow.

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 5:35 PM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • Probably under $200. We can't afford more. We will be buying for our 4 kids, both sets of grandparents, 3 great grandparents, and 4 family gifts (about $10 each).

    Answer by micheledo at 5:41 PM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • Not much... maybe around 500.00-600.00 for 6 grandchildren, 2 moms, 3 sis & sil and 4 grown kids...can't afford alot this yr and dinner is on me... I am doing 2 dinner parties this yr in Dec... but they never cost to much to do...

    Answer by gmasboy at 5:53 PM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • not to much...I am the only one working. Hubby is unemployed. My daughter is the only one getting xmas gifts this year. We don't buy for everyone in the family. And Hailey will get us something @ the santa's workshop at school.

    Answer by kathynej7142007 at 7:51 PM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • All the Christmas? UFFF a lot I must say around $7,500 dolars or more between decorations, gifts, clothes and parties.

    Answer by nily at 8:59 PM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • In gifts for our kids is ...let me see.. around 1,500 both, clothes for all of us (4) 3,000 decorations 1,000 and the rest in things for out family christmas party. yes around that amount.

    Answer by nily at 9:02 PM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • nothing. We cannot afford Christmas this year. I might spend $40 on getting a Christmas food basket from a local pantry or church, but besides that we'll just be enjoying the day, hoping it snows so we can play out in the snow.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:42 AM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • Depends how much we have. As much as we can afford. We also have our DD 4th b day a week before christmas so we'll see. But at least $500

    Answer by wilesmomma at 10:21 AM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • Answered at 5:42 -------------- Appreciate the little things in life. Like having a roof over your head and food. 

    Make this Christmas be the most memorable one. A Christmas around togetherness. 

    Memories are priceless. 


    Answer by Anonymous at 10:30 AM on Oct. 22, 2009

  • Probably 0. My husband was cut to four days back in March. We have lost over $35000.00 in income this past 18 months. We have nothing left after bills, actually we are in the hole after bills. My teenagers aren't going to be happy, thats for sure.

    Answer by WoodWitch at 4:42 PM on Oct. 23, 2009

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