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Ideas for awkward relatives!

(8 Posts)
Smarshian Fri 10-Nov-17 10:58:15

So my step mum who is absolutely lovely doesn't like nic nacs, doesn't drink, wear make up or carry a handbag. Any ideas?

4forksake Fri 10-Nov-17 11:21:46

Theatre tickets
Afternoon tea vouchers
Meal out vouchers
Spa treatment

Does she have any hobbies or things she does like? Could you make her a hamper of things she likes (teas, coffee, mug, bics, cakes, book, DVD, jigsaw, nice smelliest)

Have a look at not on the high street website for some inspiration.

CryingShame Fri 10-Nov-17 11:28:27

What does she like? If she has a magazine, does she want a description? Manicure? Car valeting if desperate? Nice moisturiser?

ThaliaLuxurySpa Fri 10-Nov-17 15:36:56


Plenty of inspiration here:

Good luck finding her something suitable!

Vitalogy Fri 10-Nov-17 16:01:13

I know you said no nic nacs but what about a lovely photo frame.

poooooooop Fri 10-Nov-17 16:47:17

A scarf or shawl?

KC225 Fri 10-Nov-17 19:55:18

A nice photo album and put a couple of nice photo in sone tissue paper for her to start it off.

Inthetropics Sat 11-Nov-17 00:14:26

What does she like?

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