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How much X-mas money did u spend?

How much would you say you normally spend per child on christmas gifts? Just wondering what other people do.

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Asked by BusyB-Mommy at 10:34 PM on Dec. 23, 2008 in Money & Work

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  • Per child this year is roughly $40...I have 3 kids. They each get 2 gifts under the tree and stocking with little stocking stuffers.

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 10:37 PM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • We usually spend $300-$400 per child. We have 4 children.

    Answer by Magpie75 at 10:40 PM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • My husband and I spent about 500-600 per child. We have 2 children. The Ninteno DS were a big purchase this year. I think we usually do about 500 though.

    Answer by BusyB-Mommy at 10:45 PM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • $300-$400?! That seems a bit excessive to me but it's your money. We probably spent around $60 including stocking stuffers. Our baby is 5 months old.

    Answer by Rebecca7708 at 10:46 PM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • We spent around $200.00 per child. We have 2. This year DH and I aren't buying gifts for each other due to cutting back on the budget. I'm okay with that...he's difficult to shop for..LOL

    Answer by happy2bme7 at 10:48 PM on Dec. 23, 2008

  • I probably spent about $75-100 on my daughter, but that includes birthday presents too (her b-day was yesterday). I spend about $150-180 total for my whole family, including my daughter. money is tight, I made a lot of the gifts for my family (just finished the cookies too, hehe). So you do what you have to do. :)

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 12:12 AM on Dec. 24, 2008

  • Spent about 200 dollars so far, bargain shopping this year! lol.. gotta catch the sales, its the best way to go , I actually got some nice stuff on sale this year.

    Answer by MiA0711 at 2:42 AM on Dec. 24, 2008

  • Me and my SO spent about $75 on each of our boys and actully got quite a few things.... I spent about $130 on my daughter cause her b day was last month and i really didnt have a whole lot of money for her bday so i got her a lil extra for x mas!!

    Answer by scaredmommy08 at 2:45 AM on Dec. 24, 2008

  • about $500 on my 2 year old and about $200 on my 3 week old. DH and I spent about $1000 on each other and about $1000 on the rest of our family

    Answer by mikismama at 3:02 AM on Dec. 24, 2008

  • we really dont do a set amt...........we dont buy for them all year (unless of course they need clothing) so we go by thier needs ,,,we have 3 kids,,,,,,,,we got some stuf they ask for and then other little things,i have no idea what i spend,,,i shop all year long!!

    Answer by cameron536 at 4:19 AM on Dec. 24, 2008

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