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How much do you spend on Christmas gifts for your kids?

Do you just get a gift or two? or do you Spend a whole lot?

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Kainalu55

Asked by Kainalu55 at 3:14 AM on Sep. 19, 2010 in Holidays

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  • I spend a whole lot... My son was 2yrs. old last Christmas and I spent about $6-700... I save during the whole year (for this and his b-day)... Sure people will think this is insane but I love being able to do it, and will contiune every year... as long as I am able... :)
    JuLiAnSmOmMy317

    Answer by JuLiAnSmOmMy317 at 4:17 AM on Sep. 19, 2010

  • We spent around $200-$300 on my son, but he's an only child. He got one big gift- a train table ($150) and a couple smaller things. His birthday also falls 10 days after Christmas, so I buy his birthday gifts at the same time. As he gets older I'm going to try to keep with the same trend- one big thing, with a few smaller things. (i-pod with case, earphones, and an itunes card would be one)
    Annabel1809Lee

    Answer by Annabel1809Lee at 8:02 AM on Sep. 19, 2010

  • About 300-500 per child. We have 3 girls.
    IASTUDENT

    Answer by IASTUDENT at 9:01 AM on Sep. 19, 2010

  • I spend about $3-400 on my daughter I have still at home the other kids which there are 5 others get only about a $25-50 gift and 2 of them get nothing from us
    Moms_Angels1960

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 9:49 AM on Sep. 19, 2010

  • we get him a bunch of stuff. we dont keep track of what we spend.
    MommyToEthan

    Answer by MommyToEthan at 9:58 AM on Sep. 19, 2010

  • I will spend about 250 this year
    stressedmomma13

    Answer by stressedmomma13 at 11:34 AM on Sep. 19, 2010

  • we spend alot if we can,, it just depends....
    Cynt1020

    Answer by Cynt1020 at 2:00 PM on Sep. 19, 2010

  • We usually get one BIG gift and the rest are smaller gifts, like clothing, small toys, books, games, etc. So usually around $200-$300. We only have one child though, so that will probably change when we have more than one.
    poptart0325

    Answer by poptart0325 at 3:33 PM on Sep. 19, 2010

  • I don't always spend the same amount on them. They normally get one big gift from Santa, two smaller gifts from DH and me, and then their stocking stuffers. This is because Grandma goes crazy at Christmas and sends them 5 or 6 bigger gifts each, and they also get one gift each from my sister and also my brother, as well as DH's mom. So in all, they end up with 12-14 gifts each. We don't base it on cost, we just get them whatever we can afford that year that is on their wishlist. Never more than $150 each for both of their gifts from us, and their stocking stuffers though.
    AprilDJC

    Answer by AprilDJC at 6:20 PM on Sep. 19, 2010

  • depends
    regian19832002

    Answer by regian19832002 at 11:37 PM on Sep. 19, 2010

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