Christmas shopping, its one of those things that you either love or hate.
It’s something you look forward to with either excited anticipation or pure horror.
Personally I switch between both feelings.
I actually love buying gifts but I hate the crowds of people that seem to appear from anywhere and everywhere.
Last year I actually got bruises from one shopping trip.
My Christmas shopping experiences have really changed over the years.
Ten years ago I could pretty much guarantee the girls would love everything I chose for them.
Now as they have got older its seriously like walking a tightrope and I promise i have fallen off many times.
One of the things I used to really love to do was shopping for the christmas outfits.
Dressing the girls up in pretty sparkly outfits brought new for this special day.
I think if I tried to dress my girls this year there may be war.
Even though i try to email my girls photos of nice dresses or outfits I get a reply that normally says “REALLY” or the lest polite “DREAM ON”.
Seems where my older two are concerned I am best handing over the cash as they hit town with their friends or just pressing checkout on the baskets they send me via email links.
Seriously why do our children have to grow up, how inconsiderate of them.
Anyway thank goodness for my youngest who is still willing to humour me and sit beside me as we surf the web for an Christmas outfit.
30 minutes and one Christmas outfit later I am a happy mommy again thank you Esprit