Last week my SIL informed my husband & I that her and her husband didn't have the $$ for Chrismtas gifts this year so she wanted to have a family game night with us on 12/28. I thought this was funny since a few weeks ago she was complaining about all the overtime she was getting at the hospital (she's a nurse). We had already bought her & her husband gifts but we didn't want to make them feel uncomfortable so we accepted her invite & returned them.
Yesterday was my DH's side of the family's Christmas. My SIL & her DH bought everyone gifts -- except us. She bought my mother in law a blue ray player & a certificate to spa and my husbands brother & his wife a Wii.
I understand that Christmas is not about gifts but we have no issues with her at all. We all get along great. I'm not understanding why she told us she had no money and wouldn't be buying gifts...but bought lavish gifts for others.
Answer by KonaNannie at 3:34 PM on Dec. 19, 2010
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Answer by dmdblleb at 2:53 PM on Dec. 19, 2010
Maybe they ended up spending so much money on other things that they ran out of money, or forgot about you. Personally, I would take family game night over a gift. You will have so much fun and be able to remember this time forever. Eventually the Wii will break and the gift certificate will be used and run out, but you will have the memories from a fun night with your family. That will last forever.
Answer by krissyvelazquez at 3:02 PM on Dec. 19, 2010
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