Let's see,,,, no Harry Potter stuff as that can be seen as Satan spells and witches,,,
No Barbie dolls as they give girls an unrealistic body image to copy,,,,
No toy guns, solders or G. I. Joe stuff as that promotes violence,,,,,
No Betty Crocker baking sets or toy ovens as that's seen as anti-feminist,,,,,
No video games as those lead to inactive kids and obesity,,,,,
How about just an airline toy set with people standing in line going through those strip machines. The little TSA figures are searching the other figures in line,,, while a toy 747 plane hangs from the air with fake flames and a removable section that resembles a blast hole,,,
Growing up, my folks always told me to buy things for people that you would like for yourself, really special things. I found this does not always work. My wife hates getting pipe tobacco for Christmas.
But please let me know if this approach helps you come up with a few ideas.
Here are a couple of idea's to get the creative juices flowing,
1. Greatest hits of <insert music artist here> 2. Top ten list of electronics, games, toys, lingerie, phones, dvd movies, etc, for 2010 3. Unusual recipes for Christmas 4. Places to go when visiting... <insert the places you have personally visited> 5. The best beverage in the world, which is ... coffee?, tea? Cola?, water?, etc
You could do your own personal bucket list of things you want to achieve in the coming year?
Ten travel destinations that you would like to visit?
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