Do you buy a birthday gift for yourself?

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I usually do! :lol3: My birthday is next month and I'm deciding what I would like. :lol3:

My husband's birthday is the day before mine and we are usually on vacation for our birthdays. Sometimes we buy something for ourselves while we are away.
 

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Nope, never have but sounds like a great idea. I'm having a baby for my birthday this year, does that count? Lol. 
 

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Not very often, but I do buy a Christmas present ...... to me from me. Usually it's something that I really, really would like to have and I know nobody will buy it for me.
 

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I don't always, but I did this year.  I wanted a new Coach handbag because the one I use for casual wear with lots of colors in it has a hole worn in the corner.  So this year, I found what I wanted on Ebay and bought it for myself.  My hubby always takes me shopping, lets me buy what I want and brings me flowers on my birthday.
 
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I do in the sense that if finances allow, I will buy something that I've wanted and may have been waiting to get, or just have the pleasure of shopping for anything that appeals - new book, new clothes, maybe a new cooking item.  T'is fun :)
 

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Normally I don't, but this year I told my parents I'd go halfsies on a new TV for my birthday (which is in September). So I'll be buying half of my gift, lol.

For Christmas, if this counts, I usually get two broadway tickets, one for me, one for my mom, for us to spend the day in the city together. So yea, guess I buy my own christmas gift too? lol
 

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Nope. This year my birthday falls on a Saturday though and hopefully it is a "half off Goodwill day" so I may. Every other Saturday here, Goodwill has half off days at their Goodwills. It's the ONLY time I buy any new clothes... or pretty much anything.
 

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Yep! I always do. One gets the best gifts that way. I buy myself Christmas gifts, too.
 

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Nope, never have but sounds like a great idea. I'm having a baby for my birthday this year, does that count? Lol. 
I'd say it does. That's what I'm getting for Valentines Day next year. 
 I also said it was the most expensive wedding anniversary gift I've got my husband since we found out 3 days before our anniversary.

I don't buy myself a gift. I usually just tell my husband what I want and he buys it for me. We do the same thing for Christmas. My birthday is in less than 2 weeks and I already got my gift. My husband bought me a combined anniversary, birthday and graduation gift...a new laptop. 
 

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I usually do!
My birthday is next month and I'm deciding what I would like.

My husband's birthday is the day before mine and we are usually on vacation for our birthdays. Sometimes we buy something for ourselves while we are away.
"My birthday is next month too!" 
  I usually can't afford to, BUT, I also do massage therapy, so I will sometimes try to "rack up" some trades ahead of time,

so I can "pamper" myself on, or around my birthday.  Usually with a massage & a facial. I'm thinking of taking my vacation time this yr. during my birthday week,

to have a "Stay-cation." I usually will go to dinner with friends or family. If not, I will get my favorite sushi, or what ever I want for dinner!
 

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I'd say it does. That's what I'm getting for Valentines Day next year. 
 I also said it was the most expensive wedding anniversary gift I've got my husband since we found out 3 days before our anniversary.

I don't buy myself a gift. I usually just tell my husband what I want and he buys it for me. We do the same thing for Christmas. My birthday is in less than 2 weeks and I already got my gift. My husband bought me a combined anniversary, birthday and graduation gift...a new laptop. 
Haha congratulations :)
 

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I never have enough money for that
But if I did I'd get myself a new tattoo every year, lol!!
 
 

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I sometimes do - not very often, but this year I did. I saw a pair of specially designed sneakers on Facebook - somebody had designed her own on the Converse website. So I went to the website, designed my own, and ordered them, and called them my birthday present to myself - got 'em just a few days before my birthday!

 

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:lol3: I do, but it is usually something practical either for myself or my kitties! Giving them new toys is like me getting a gift! Once, I even treated myself when it was Larry's bday. :flail: I went shopping for him and saw this purse on sale - so OH WELL - a little something for me on my hubbies bday doesn't hurt. :lol2:
 

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No, but the cats bought me a tv for Christmas last year!!!LOL
Hey, same as my cats
. Last Christmas, my cats, got me, a new flat screen TV. Since, they are cats, after all, they also bought themselves a cat tree. Yep, they gave themselves away
. I am sure glad, I didn't call American Express on them
, you know, for "fraudulent" charges
. I wonder, what, they will be buying me, this, holiday session
 

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Yep! I always do. One gets the best gifts that way. I buy myself Christmas gifts, too.
:yeah: In the last couple of years I bought myself several items related to one of my favorite TV shows. Chocolate, too.
 
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