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#12DaysOfBlogging – DAY NINE: Secret Santa

Secret Santa

Of course I’d get Rebecca from HR who I’ve only ever communicated with via email and never actually met!

Christmas presents can be hard to buy at the best of times, but throw in the annual work Secret Santa, and boy did it just get harder!

I always get the person I was really hoping to avoid, not because I didn’t like them on a personal level, in fact, very much the opposite, it’s just I always get the one person I can never pre-plan what to buy.

You can kind of imagine with a £5 limit, my Secret Santa presents always turn out to be pretty much the same.

Oh, look an alcoholic gift set for £4.99; it look’s expensive but it’s still under budget! (Only after purchasing it did I find out the recipient was actually only 17! Oops!)

When it comes to buying presents for family and friends I pre-plan likes there’s no tomorrow and I generally know a couple of months in advance what I’m going to buy which makes Christmas shopping so much easier, but if you give me a two-week deadline to buy a Secret Santa; I’m useless!

On the other side of the coin, I’ve received some cracking Secret Santa gifts myself.

This year I got a Frozen colouring book and some Frozen colouring pencils. (My not-so-Secret-Santa as they not-so-accidentally hinted that they’d got me) obviously knows me very well and my childlike tendencies to watch Frozen a couple of times a week.

Likewise, the majority of my actual presents last year were Frozen themed. Well, to be more specific, Olaf themed including, again, a colouring book, a cushion, a cuddly toy and a poster!

Beats socks every year!

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About RNTomlinson

Part-time blogger. Full-time entertainer. Can be found on RNTomlinson.com & ccfctv.co.uk.


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