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eBay Christmas Gifts Random Edition!

I’m not really good at coming up with titles for my posts, have you noticed? But really, this is a random edition of the eBay Christmas posts. It’s the odds and ends that didn’t fit anywhere else, so I just put them together.

Let’s see what we have, shall we?

eBay_random.jpgA mish-mash of wonderful things

Eyeshadow palette, 5.45 GBP
Marine watch, 0.99 GBP
Cow egg cup, 4.86 GBP
Fox bag, 8.68 GBP
Tree pillowcase, 3.85 GBP
Book storage, 3.95 GBP
Christmas cookie jar, 2.59 GBP
Journal, 3.21 GBP
Love picture frame, 1.35 GBP

The cookie jar makes for an excellent homemade gift if you know how to bake Christmas cookies (which I sadly don’t). The tree pillow comes in four different designs, one for each season, but this one is my personal favorite. The “secret” book storage is a neat little addition to a living room (for keys, pills, etc.) while the love frame goes for pretty much anyone on your wish list, as long as you have a picture to go in it.

I don’t wear watches at all but I would definitely buy this one, I just love it. And the price is so low that I think it would make for a great extra gift for a sister or a friend. My personal favorites are the journals, however – I think those would be a gift for myself 😉

I hope you’ve gotten some inspiration from these posts. I would love to hear if you’ve bought any of this! (:

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eBay – Christmas Gifts Fandom Edition!

As promised, here are some more gift ideas from eBay. This round is fandom related and definitely big hits for the people who belong to these fandoms (such as myself, for instance – feel free to buy me all of this, someone 😉 )

eBay_Fandom.jpgFandoms – unite!

Harry Potter Dumbledore’s Wand, 3.99 GBP
Tardis mug, 9.89 GBP
Soda lip balms, 12.00 GBP
Superman hoodie, 3.99 GBP
Doctor Who egg cups, 19.99 GBP
Mickey Mouse hoodie, 5.44 GBP
Batman pillowcase, 6.99 GBP
Doctor Who bowtie hair clips, 8.85 GBP
Superman pillowcase, 6.99 GBP

Again, these are all things I’d like to own myself, or someone I know would like to have. The Tardis mug comes in two variations with the Tardis, as well as one with a Dalek and one with a Cyberman. I’ve ordered one of those and they are excellent quality. The wands also come in different types if anyone wants to collect more of them (again, hello!) and I think they Batman/Superman pillowcases are great for the living room – they are extremely cool but not childish in any way. Though I much prefer the pillowcases from last post.

Is there anything here you would buy? I can’t decide which one I would like the most!

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eBay – Christmas Gifts Kids Edition!

It’s Christmas! Okay, okay, it’s not – yet. And I promise, I’m not one of those crazy people who start decorating in the middle of August. I am, however, one of those crazy people who look for gifts all year long because it’s much cheaper that way – buying Christmas gifts during the January sale is not a bad idea. It’s also not a bad idea to buy some of your gifts from eBay. The only problem with eBay is that you can’t wait until last minute, so 6 weeks before Christmas is the very least I’d suggest buying gifts from the Asian sellers on eBay – the ones from the US and UK usually ship much faster.

So, what did I find? Well, I won’t show you any of the things I ended up buying (so I don’t ruin the surprises) but I will show you some of the things I considered. This post it’s all about the kids!

eBay_Kids.jpgApparently I love Mickey so much I had to include him twice 😉

Mickey Mouse mug, 12.90 GBP
Owl clock, 2.95 GPB
Mickey Mouse figurine, 4.40 GBP
EVA Foam Bricks, 6.62 GBP
Iron Man pillow case, 4.59 GBP
Funky fridge magnets, 0.54 GBP
Animal learning cards, 2.95 GBP
Kitchen play set, 4.46 GBP

I like all of these things for various reasons. I looove Disney, especially Mickey Mouse, so those gifts can actually be good for adults, too 😉 The Mickey figurine is actually a collect-them-all with a lot of Disney figurines – if you notice, the black thing behind him is one of those movie reels, and when you combine them, you have an entire move reel from the first movie to some of the newest!

The Iron Man pillow case comes in Spiderman and Batman, too, so it’s really neat for any superhero-crazy kid’s room. Or, in our case, or living room… The foam bricks I’ve ordered today, as a last minute thing, because he’s just started showing interest in building blocks.

Mom builds – he destroys and laughs. That’s how it works.

Have you bought gifts yet? (:

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Awesome gift basket for mothers!

Where I come from, we don’t have an actual mother’s day. Instead we often give gifts to our mothers on March 8th, which is the International Women’s Day. It was also my grandmother’s birthday and she died a few years ago, so it’s a very special day for my mother.

I made her a gift basket, looking like this:

GiftbasketThe one blue thing? That’s what happens when you ask your boyfriend for help.

Except for the candy (all bought in Aldi and Spar) I got her pretty much the entire range from Possibility along with some other nice products, mainly creams, that she could really use. Here’s a list if you’re interested:

Jasper Conran Woman Body Lotion, 200 ml – 20 GBP, sale 4.95 GBP
Jasper Conran Mistress Body Lotion, 200 ml – 20 GBP, sale 4.95 GBP
Gadi Hand Cream Travel Pro, 50 ml – 15 GBP, sale 5.99
Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Jewel Intensive Hand Treatment – 15 GBP, sale 4.99 GBP
Revlon Anti Agening Skin Renewer Line Peeling Face Cream 50m, sold out
Coryse Salome Restorative Night Cream, 50ml – 20 GBP, sale 5.99 GBP

Possibility range:

Possibility Hand Lotion Raspberry, 500 ml – 4.95 GBP, sale 1.99 GBP at FragranceDirect
Possibility Hand & Nail Cream, sold out
Possibility Body Butter, 200 ml – 2.50 GBP, sale 1.99 GBP
Possibility Lip Balm, sold out
Possibility Body Scrub, 200 ml – 2.50 GBP, sale 1.50 GBP
Possibility 3 in 1 Formulation Raspberry, sold out

I really recommend the Possibility range; I love the Blueberry Pancake smell and I’ve bought the Lemon Cheesecake for myself as well. Other than that there’s the Amber & Lavender, Peppermint Ice Cream, Vanilla Creme Brulee, Pink Champagne, Vanilla and of course the Raspberry which is highly recommendable.

I was really annoyed because first I was feeling sicklish so I asked my boyfriend if he would help me out buy buying something extra for the basket; the only requirements were that it had to be BULKY, CHEAP and PINK/RED. Easy, right? Apparently not because he bought three very small, thin things in blue, purple and gold which weren’t at all cheap. So I had to go to the store anyways.

Only to get home and find out I ran out of cellophane so I had to improvise. I hate the way it looks but my mother loved it so much which is all that matters 😀

Do you buy your mom gifts? For mother’s day, her birthday or just because?

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