Wow letters to Santa are a lot different these days than they were when I was little. According to my dad, my letters used to be along the lines of:
I have been a good girl all year and would love a doll to play with. I would look after her and call her Catherine.
Love Baby Mrs Frugal
Miss Frugal did her letter to Santa while I was cooking the tea and it involved poring over the Argos catalogue and cutting out anything that she wanted, she then laid them all out and narrowed it down to her shortlist. After great deliberation she managed to narrow it down to an A4 side of paper and glued it all together.
On the back she wrote a quick note just so Santa knows her favourite things – a £40 doll and a kids laptop.
Master Frugal is in the middle of his but he is easier to manipulate than Miss Frugal as we can turn to the pages of something we have already bought him and if he doesn’t pick it straight away then we say ‘ooooh look at that’ and he then cuts it out and adds it to his pile – at least he’ll be happy he got most stuff on his list!
I managed to get a bot more shopping done yesterday at the Metro Centre yesterday but not much:
Miss Frugal – Spent £46.00 / Budget £150.00
(Sleeping Beauty Doll-£16.00, Badge Making Kit-£2.00, Photo Snowglobe- £1.00, Beauty and the Beast Dress up set – £12.00, Disney Princess Camera – £15.00)
After my Tesco bargains yesterday, I also managed to get the deluxe Ben 10 watch reduced from £17.99 to £12.99 in Toys R Us and a Disney Priness camera reduced to £14.99 in there as well.
We bought Master Frugal a remote control car of my dad as he always give us £100 to buy everyones presents. This cost £30 and he will love it…. All that I have left to buy for him now is a DS lite and some extra little bits for him to open.
BTW I am still trying to do my back on track challenge but have ran out of ideas at the minute. I am going to sort out the garage on my next day off and get some stuff on e bay.
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