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When you go for a coffee morning do you need to bring anything?

(17 Posts)
Spidermama Thu 16-Oct-08 12:10:05

What's the consensus?

mppaw Thu 16-Oct-08 14:10:34

If you take it in turns then no need to take anything as the hoster provides, but if the first time, how about a packet of cookies, or some organix biscuits for the kiddies (Assuming they are old enough)

Snaf Thu 16-Oct-08 14:11:16

I usually take biscuits or cake.

LoveMyGirls Thu 16-Oct-08 14:11:26

Cake or nice biscuits

needmorecoffee Thu 16-Oct-08 14:19:33

never crossed my mind blush and then mumsnetters bought me posh biscuits n cakes this week when we did coffee at my house. And flowers. It was rather lovely.

ohdearwhatamess Thu 16-Oct-08 14:23:54

If it is first time I'd take biscuits (unless a spur of the moment thing and I don't have any in the house).

hana Thu 16-Oct-08 14:29:07

always bring something

Spidermama Thu 16-Oct-08 14:51:52

I brought some pastries and the hostess had made an incredibly gorgeous cake. My pastries sat sadly on the plate without being touched.

I hope she eats them later or at least gives them to the kids because they were maple and pecan and I really could do with one of them this afternoon.

mppaw Thu 16-Oct-08 14:57:08

How was the coffee morning spidermama ?
Did everyone take something ?

Spidermama Thu 16-Oct-08 14:58:12

I think I'm the only one who brought something in the end. The boutiful hostess had catered more than adequately and my sad little pastries were superfluous.

FioFio Thu 16-Oct-08 14:59:54

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needmorecoffee Thu 16-Oct-08 15:33:33

you can bring them here spidermama. Maple and pecan sounds lovely.

Spidermama Thu 16-Oct-08 15:55:11

That's the thing. I wanted to take them back at the end as she had so much cake etc she'd never get through it all ... but you can't really can you?

I've got a maple and pecan size hole in my stomach now.

RhinestoneCowghoul Thu 16-Oct-08 15:56:55

In general cake karma terms, it'll all come back to you one day...

needmorecoffee Thu 16-Oct-08 16:41:44

but will it be maple and pecan? grin
I must say I was touched when mumsnetters bought cake with them and flowers.

sunnydelight Fri 17-Oct-08 08:01:26

Didn't we always bring wine. Whenever grin

Spidermama Fri 17-Oct-08 18:47:49

Wish you were here Sunny. grin
It's strictly coffee these days. Apart from my lovely Greek friends of course. Thank God for them!

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