And now on to the gifts, as usual under the cut.
A new rucksack as the old one is falling apart:
From my brother - a nice file folder:
Houseshoes and socks - mothers always think practical ;)
Sweets - I love Toffifee. It's a caramel hull, filled with nougat and a hazelnut. Yummy!
After getting cows for so many years (see the Cows tag) I asked to get sheep now, and sheep I got!
A little fox, and a flamingo that is of the "shake your wings with solar energy" kind:
I was hunting for this 2 Euro coin all year long. Each year they do a different one with a picture from a German state and this year it was Saxony. You may recognize the Zwinger from my pictures of Kirk and Spock doing Sightseeing in Dresden
And then my brother said he wants to play the matches game like he used to do as a child. You lay a lot of matches into a circle on the table, and in between little gifts and sweets. Then people throw a dice and count, and either you get a match or a gift. You take them so the circle gets smaller and smaller. I won these two, the cow is a pen sharpener actually: