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Granny's 90th birthday present - suggestions needed!

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kikidee Thu 13-Jan-05 20:04:44

It's my DH's Granny's 90th Birthday on Sunday and, surprise surprise, he hasn't bought a present. She's quite deaf, quite blind, fairly immobile, has been in hospital for the last couple of weeks and is only out of hospital for the day. Suggestions for a nice present are needed urgently. Can anyone help?

scaltygirl Thu 13-Jan-05 20:08:08

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Kayleigh Thu 13-Jan-05 20:10:50

scaltygirls suggestion of something touchy-feely is good. How about a soft cardigan, or a lovely wrap to keep her warm.

kikidee Thu 13-Jan-05 22:38:44

Thanks both of you for your suggestions. Will have a trawl through good old M&S tomorrow lunchtime.

Avalon Thu 13-Jan-05 23:13:05

Bathsalts, perfume or a scented herb pillow? Particular type of sweets/tea/chocolate. Couple of crisp new nighties of a type she likes or a new dressing gown.

spacedonkey Thu 13-Jan-05 23:19:27

what about a luxurious hot water bottle?

Beetroot Thu 13-Jan-05 23:23:52

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colditzmum Thu 13-Jan-05 23:26:39

An electric blanket? Older ladies love to get into a warm bed!

Christie Fri 14-Jan-05 20:21:41

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kikidee Fri 14-Jan-05 20:44:18

Christie, really lovely idea but it's on Sunday and I don't have time. I'm handing the task back to DH to deal with tomorrow. Thanks to everyone for suggestions.

KBear Fri 14-Jan-05 21:17:20

a friend of mine bought a her elderly MIL a big furry dog from M&S - her MIL had said she missed having her dog around now she was in a home and my friend thought it was the perfect gift. She loved it.

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