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Gift ideas for Mother & partner around £30.

(6 Posts)
bacon Tue 16-Oct-12 16:40:39

Anyone seen something unique? Even a hamper wont stretch that far.

Any ideas?

Lovewearingjeans Tue 16-Oct-12 16:41:58

What are they into?

KD0706 Tue 16-Oct-12 17:27:29

I came on to suggest a hamper!!
A voucher for somewhere they like to eat?
Maybe tickets to something, but I know the £30 might not stretch to much.

Do you have children? Would they appreciate something like a plate w the children's hand prints, or decorated by the children if they are old enough? Maybe one each, I'm not sure how much they cost.

bacon Tue 16-Oct-12 22:10:17

They travel, social and generally go out loads (75yrs old). They dont live together.

£30 wont strech far but thats my limit as they are very tight shall we say! And christmas dinner is costing us a fortune.

It wont buy theatre tickets and I've done afternoon tea. Mind you I may do afternoon tea again at a different place.

No they wouldnt appreciate a decorated plate.

Think I may stick with afternoon tea unless there are any ideas???

mameulah Tue 16-Oct-12 22:20:55

A subscription to a magazine? And if you buy the December copy and wrap it up with a message about the subscription on it then they you also have a gift for them to open.

Have you seen the port glasses on Lakeland? That and a bottle of port. If they invite people to their home socially they might be a good idea.

Lovewearingjeans Wed 17-Oct-12 17:29:13

How about a voucher for a nice restaurant? I did this for my dad last year (I had a slightly bigger budget of £50) which paid for lunch off a set menu at a smart Indian restaurant in London. I made it clear that it would only pay for lunch - any extras they had to pay for. Luckily they loved it.

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