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An inspirational gift thread for those in need.

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sweetheart Thu 25-Nov-10 10:20:09

Please can you all share gifts that you have brought for others that you were really pleased with or that went down a treat with the recipient. Alos any gifts you have received which have been your favorite.

For me - I'll have a think but I remember buying Chelsea flower show tickets for my parents one year which were very appreciated and not too expensive.

Last year my parents brought me some little fluffy boot slippers which I have loved and worn every day.

I also have 2 sisters so sometimes for Christmas we each pay for one theatre ticket so that the 3 of us can have a nice day out in London together - we've also done the same for concerts.

For the in-laws one year we brought them a joint London Eye and Thames river cruise gift, and another experience the MIL likes is afternoon tea at the local posh hotel.

storminabuttercup Thu 25-Nov-10 10:55:27

lovely idea!

I bought dad tickets to see hairy bikers last year and we went together, twas lovely.

have a newborn this year so think a nice picture for my GPs.

aDarkStarWithStrangeWays Thu 25-Nov-10 10:58:25

Several years ago my brother bought me a big hardback book full of amazing wildlife photography. I loved it then and now my 2yo DS loves looking at the pictures with me. It's the sort of thing I'd never buy myself but always want, iyswim.

The book is called 'Eye to Eye', in case anyone is interested.

MmeLindt Thu 25-Nov-10 11:01:25

I bought my Dad a voucher for a cookery and whisky tasting event in Edinburgh last year. He really enjoyed it. Glenfiddich Men's Cookery Course

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