Where a young lady might use felt and ribbon and jingle bells to make a mitten ornament, my son made a construction site. This is a significant difference and, in hind sight, not really worth $25 and two trips to a craft store.
We had a quiet date at Starbucks and then a stroll around the grocery store. The Bub is an excellent driver and just as susceptible to impulse purchases at the check out as the rest of us. We came home with a few things not on our list.