Monday, December 27, 2010

A Dollar Store Christmas

This year I asked the Wife to allow me to set aside my Christmas gift budget for my Camino walk.  I was fine with not having anything to unwrap.  While she agreed, she was not willing to open presents alone.

After having facials and  a few beers with a friend, they went to a Dollar Store and went Christmas Shopping.  Selection at the Dollar Store is a little limited but, the Wife was able to come up with some ... interesting presents for me to open.

  • A brownie mix
  • A chocolate chip cookie mix
  • A bag of chocolate chips 
  • A package of Daddy Ray's Fig Bars
  • Chocolate Christmas bells (think chocolate kisses in the shape of a bell)
  • Banana Chips
  • A solid milk chocolate ballerina (from the Wife's friend)
  • and the pièce de résistance, three masked wrestler action figures
She topped off the gifts with a stop at a convenience store.
  • 20 scratchers ... which turned out to be worth $22.00
These presents went well with the twizzlers (a Christmas tradition) and bullet level I got from Mom, the Cabela's gift card from the Matron of Honor and Best Man, and Camino cash from the In-Laws and various other family members.

I have to say I had a very satisfying Christmas this year.

3 comments:

  1. Yay!!! That sounds so funny! Did you make chocolate chip brownies? Yum!

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  2. So, she bought you snack foods for the Camino walk? That. Is. Awesome!

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  3. Miss McC: I'm saving the brownies for after my blood test in January ... but I polished of the bag of chocolate chips this week.

    GH: Ha! Wont. Last. A. Month.

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