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Top Ten Worst Christmas Gifts ever!
Its that time of year again, Christmas! It is the time of year we put a lot of thought into the gifts for the ones we love. Or do we? Sometimes we get a gift and think WHAT the heck were they thinking?? Here is a top ten list of items I hope to not see under my tree this year!
#10 The singing fish
Yes believe it or not this singing Bass is still around! He sneaks into our houses as one of the worst Christmas Gifts during the holiday season. Whether or not he makes it to your wall or not is a different question. His moving head and floppy tail were a novelty. I have always thought of them as an annoyance, but that is just me! If you know someone with a small child that you want to annoy., this is the gift you want! No small child can resist pushing the button, many many times!
# 9 A singing dancing Christmas tree??
Ok.. this is a gift I have received a few Christmas's ago. I am not quite sure where it came from but I vaguely remember it being a gift from my ex husband. This obnoxious tree illustrates clearly the point I made before. This is a bad Christmas gift that keeps on giving! My son loves this thing and is constantly pushing the button! If my son did not enjoy it so much it would probably make it's way to the good will store for someone else to enjoy.
#8 The Holiday Sweater
Blech.. Forgive me if I offend but the Holiday Sweater is usually the most obnoxious of designs and made of the brightest colors. It is on the top ten list of worst Christmas gifts everywhere! If you are going to buy me a sweater make sure it is the most tasteful of designs or at least something that I can wear year round! If you feel the urge to buy something with snowman or candy canes on it then just give me a pair of Christmas Socks! Those are something I could live with. And just a note of caution, Holiday sweaters are not something a guy would usually wear! Get him a sweatshirt with his favorite sports team's logo instead!
#7 The fruitcake
The fruitcake is absolutely of the worst Christmas gifts. As a little girl our family always received fruitcake from my grandmother. yes it was homemade, yes it was from my grandmother, but it was fruitcake!! I remember the candied cherries and nuts inside of it and how heavy the cake was to carry around. It never got eaten. and chances are if you are giving a fruit cake it won't get eaten either. It will be used as a doorstop! If you need to give food, make some homemade cookies or get a tray of Baklava from your bakery!
#6 The re-gifted Gift
Re gifted gift are ones that you receive and do not want, so hopefully you re-wrap them, and give them to another person.You can usually tell if the gift is re-gifted! Perhaps it is something someone got at an office Christmas party or from their great aunt sally. These gifts usually have no sentimental value and are generic. It might be a water fountain or a scented candle. A Mug full of candy or even the dreaded fuitcake might be the culprit.
#5 The Snuggie
Yes it was all the rage a couple of years ago, the Snuggie. Do you know anyone that actually wears one? I myself am a Snuggie owner. I may have put it on once since I had it. Now it is tucked away in a closet somewhere! Now they are advertising the " forever lazy" It is a Snuggie with legs! I am surprised it does not have feet in it like a child's pajama set! Oh wait! They do!
#4 Pajama Jeans
Maybe it's just a west Virginia thing, but it is commonplace to see people out in public in their pajama pants. Nothing like standing behind the 40 year old man in his teenage mutant ninja turtle pajama pants while waiting in line at the 7-11! But now through the wonder of Pajama jeans you can fool me and others! Just roll out of bed and get your self down to the 7-11 for a cup of coffee! The public will believe you made the effort to get your pants on!
#3 a monkey bobblehead
I am torn on this gift! I think if you get someone this Monkey Bobblehead it does show you put a lot of thought into it! However the thought might not be a positive one! Unless your friend drives a cab or is an avid Bobblehead collector you might want to stay away from this one!
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#2 Self Help Books
Giving a self help book implies the receiver is inept and has no clue to live their life! Be careful who you give this to and how you give it! As you can see the Self Help for Dummies series has a variety of self help books. Dating for Dummies sends a definite message!
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#1 The Obama Chia Pet Head
Doesn't the title say it all? Do I really need to elaborate? This item says " I thought of you while at the check out line at the drug store" So sentimental!I will have to say I did receive a Chia pet last year as a gift , but it was from my five year old son!