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OT christmas present ideas?

OK, so I'm 17 and have 2 regular jobs that pay well (11 per hour lol..yay!), and had this great idea to really get my parents awesome gifts this year, because well, they deserve it lol.

Only problem..i have no idea what to get them!

I was thinking jewelry for my mom, but maybe that's more my dad's "idea"? lol and what about my dad? I'm at a loss :[

Any help would be great!! Thanks!!

Sat. Nov 24, 6:22pm

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How about one of those digital picture frames? I have a 17 yr old and I would love it if she got us one of those. They vary in price depending on their size.

Saturday, November 24, 2007, 9:41 PM

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I know my son gave us a few Christmas's ago tickets to a dinner play along with a massage and a pedidcure/manicure for me earlier in the day. It was very special for our son to think of us like that at Christmas. I have also received crystal roses and since my husband loves chocolate he received imported chocolate. For my own parents I have taken photographs of their parents who have passed away and enlarged them into a 5X7 and had them framed.

Saturday, November 24, 2007, 11:55 PM

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As another mom of teens, I can tell you that they'd rather you thought a lot and spent a little. We continue to worry about your financial smarts for a long time...

I think tickets to something they'd enjoy and maybe a gift certificate for dinner or dessert after--along with a handwritten letter about the valuable things they've taught you that you didn't appreciate or understand when you were younger--would floor any parent.

Sunday, November 25, 2007, 10:34 AM

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10:34 excellent idea!

Sunday, November 25, 2007, 10:41 AM

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I am a mom of 3 and I will tell you that I would so enjoy a pair of tickets and a night on the town with... YOU!! That's right, you guys grow up so fast and now that you are 17, what an awesome gift to give but time with you, whether it's going for a manicure/pedicure and then out to dinner and a movie or going to a festival. Whatever you decide, just make sure it includes a date with you. Even for your dad... Dad's like to spend time with their kids too. Just make it 2 seperate dates, one for mom and one for dad. I would love the opportunity to go out on a date with my kids and just find out how things are going and how their plans are working out for their future... (not that I don't talk to them already, but when you become teenagers, you always seem to find other things to do than just hang out with mom (or dad). Good Luck!1

Sunday, November 25, 2007, 7:32 PM

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