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Christmas hamper for my Mum?

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ifonly4 Thu 26-Nov-15 14:34:16

Whenever I've mentioned in the past we've received an Xmas hamper DM has never seemed that interested. However, I know she's been very conscious about money this year, so just wondered if a hamper of treats/practical foods might go down better. What do you think?

She's asked for a Boots voucher to buy general toiletries as and when, as it's near her bus stop, so we'll give her that as well and something from DC.

PresidentUnderwood Thu 26-Nov-15 16:21:04

M&S do a nice hamper box for £30 that has cake, biscuits, jam, tea, tin of ham etc. I think it's good value and buy it for my elderly uncle in law as he's by himself and wouldn't get any nice bits in otherwise.

WotNoLoobrush Thu 26-Nov-15 16:32:15

Amazon have got lots too.

LizzieMacQueen Thu 26-Nov-15 17:10:46

That's what I plan for my MIL this year as she has everything. It will be a DIY put together affair with several mini bottles of wine and some gluten free snacks. I'll add mini hand creams and a house plant too.

She'll have eaten all that by the time her birthday comes round so I will just repeat (and she'll probably have killed the house plant by then too).

ifonly4 Fri 27-Nov-15 10:00:02

Thanks for your replies and suggestions. Although, an M&S hamper sounds great (I'd love that), I think I'll be doing a personalised one with bits an pieces I know she'll like or use.

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