What did you get (and give) for Christmas? Since I have a small family and most of them do not give presents, I got a few very useful restaurant and store gift cards from my mother and brother and some homemade cookies from my employee and a friend. I gave some DVDs, clothes, perfume, a kitchen knife set, cookies, and my brother said I gave him the best presents I ever gave him - they are a personal certificate and lapel pin thanking and honoring his military service during the Vietnam War era. The certificate is signed by numerous local politicians made out specially for him. I was part of a committee for a Vietnam War era veterans recognition ceremony and I had one made for my brother since he does not live here and was unable to attend the event. My brother is rarely speechless; but, this surprise really got him.