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I bought the wife a load of hotel chocolat stuff for valentines day.

But it was all of their Christmas reduced stuff some 80% off but all still good.

I bought about 20 quids worth and it would have normally been about 80 quid.

She was a bit confused at the start but we started a box yesterday and she is happy!

What cheap skate stuff have you done for your partner?

Bossclaz
22 days ago
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hrdaniels1980
hrdaniels198022 days ago

My husband refuses to buy me gifts on valentines because he’s a cheap skate

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Leannexxx
Leannexxx22 days ago

hrdaniels1980 mine too lol

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Grannyclock
Grannyclock22 days ago

hrdaniels1980 that’s my husband too! He says every day is Valentine’s day!

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig22 days ago

I am just a cheap skate in general and don't spend money unless I have too! We are on a mission to save as much as possible so every penny is a prisoner!

This year for valentines day, my husband made me a card out of one of the frozen pizza boxes. No expense spared!!

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Lynibis
Lynibis22 days ago

Lol, that is so funny but very endearing. I think it shows just as much love as buying something expensive 👨‍👩‍👦

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MrsCraig
MrsCraig22 days ago

Lynibis very endearing and I absolutely loved it. He put effort into it, which definitely shows a lot of love

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Golfforall
Golfforall22 days ago

Its not about being a Cheapskate it's knowing the value of an item and pouncing when it is a bargain -but not until .

I'll happily spend £350 on a Golf Driver (but only if its a £499 driver heavily discounted ) but get really miffed if a £5 item I buy off Amazon drops in price to £4.80 ! Tells me I'm losing my touch with knowing the value of stuff 🤔

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Golfforall
Golfforall22 days ago

Surely it's the thought that counts 🙄

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TheChimp
TheChimp22 days ago

Golfforall Wouldn't have been with me ex. She used to try and find out how much it cost me when I bought her things.

She was a horrible person though.

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Grannyclock
Grannyclock22 days ago

TheChimp I think that proves the point very well. Valentine’s always used to be just sending an anonymous card to someone you fancied.

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TheChimp
TheChimp22 days ago

Grannyclock I've always cooked my wife a Valentine's Day meal. I'm hoping to get Chateaubriand delivered tomorrow, but I'm not holding out much hope to be honest.

Otherwise, I'll just do a roast chicken dinner.

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Grannyclock
Grannyclock22 days ago

TheChimp I hope it arrives in time and you have a lovely meal. That’s much nicer than an expensive present.

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nissan3
nissan322 days ago

I always thought valentines day was all about love not buying expensive gifts if that's what your partners expect from you why are you with them.

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lilyflower
lilyflower22 days ago

Neither me or my partner are cheap skates, we don't buy expensive gifts anytime of the year, Valentines is a no gift day but we do make each other a card, very unique and personal. We have each other what more do we need 🙂

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jigsawx3x
jigsawx3x22 days ago

For me and my oh been together 22 year don't buy anything for each other as never felt the need just a gimmic in my eyes we still say we love each other every day

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Imnotcheap
Imnotcheap22 days ago

His birthday is January so perfect for cheap skate. As for valentine's I spent as much on him as he did on me nothing

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Pjran
Pjran22 days ago

It’s too early for valentines gifts, it’s tomorrow. I’m glad your wife is sharing the chocolates but no doubt she’s expecting something more generous tomorrow.

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