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How much do you usually spend?

Posted by on Jan. 23, 2014 at 4:02 PM
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Question: How much do you usually spend on a birthday gift for your child's classmate?

Options:

$5-$10

$10-$15

$15-$20

$20-$25

more than $25

Other (please explain)


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Total Votes: 115

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When your child is invited to a classmate's birthday party, how much do you usually spend on a gift?  Does the amount you spend vary depending on the relationship your child has with the birthday boy/girl?  Does the location of the party impact how much you spend?  

Just curious what others think.  My husband is telling me that I'm being cheap so I'm wondering what others do.  

by on Jan. 23, 2014 at 4:02 PM
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LoriAnn87
by LoriAnn on Jan. 23, 2014 at 4:04 PM

I usually get a 20.00 dollar gift card to target.


beadingmom17
by Bronze Member on Jan. 23, 2014 at 4:04 PM
It really depends. Usually, though, $15-20. But sometimes I score great deals so I spend less :) Last year I got a gift for my oldest dd's bff for about $10 but retail value was around $40
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2-point-doe
by Bronze Member on Jan. 23, 2014 at 4:05 PM

 I usually spend around $20. Some of it does depend on how close of friend it is, then we might do more.

asaffell
by on Jan. 23, 2014 at 4:05 PM

25 usually.

wakymom
by Ruby Member on Jan. 23, 2014 at 4:05 PM

 I voted $15-20, but try to keep it at $15. $20 is the max I will spend.

 

 

 

MistyMoo
by Bronze Member on Jan. 23, 2014 at 4:06 PM
Usually $20-25.. I mean, if I find something good under $20 I'll go for that, obviously lol
diaperstodating
by Queen24Princes on Jan. 23, 2014 at 4:07 PM
$20.00
happynewyorker
by Member on Jan. 23, 2014 at 4:08 PM

It depends on the friend. If I know the parents I tend to give more.  More times I like to give a gift card so they can go out and spend on things they want.

mommy053008
by Maria on Jan. 23, 2014 at 4:22 PM
If she close with the classmate anywhere between 25-40 if they aren't close about 10-20
steelcrazy
by Emerald Member on Jan. 23, 2014 at 4:25 PM

 At this point, my son only goes to parties for good friends, so I tend to spend $20-$25 on the gift.  Back in the younger grades when he was invited to every party and didn't know the kids as well, I spent $10-$15.

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