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What can I buy my friends for their wedding anniversary - they are rich and have EVERYTHING

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Enid Mon 25-Apr-05 18:55:51

and we are meeting them for lunch on Sunday - what on earth can we buy them that doesn't cost a fortune?? My mind has gone blank and we are broke.

Hayls Mon 25-Apr-05 18:58:59


compo Mon 25-Apr-05 18:59:28

you buy your friends wedding anniversary presents?!!

hunkermunker Mon 25-Apr-05 19:00:18

Is it a special anniversary? Do you usually exchange gifts? Can you buy them a goat in Africa?

moondog Mon 25-Apr-05 19:02:23

Make them something. Biscuits,a cake. some supermarket roses, take off the celophane, trim and tidy them, and bind with a lovely thick ironed ribbon and leave the ends trailing.
My little trick for dinner parties and other celebrations.

Twiglett Mon 25-Apr-05 19:03:19

photo album or frame

moondog Mon 25-Apr-05 19:03:23

Although I do go along with compo. Why do they need a present?
Isn't your company enough?

aloha Mon 25-Apr-05 19:06:31

Gosh, I've never bought my friends anything for a wedding anniversary. I don't buy/get anything for mine, either!

hunkermunker Mon 25-Apr-05 19:07:46

How about a handmade card made by a MNetter? See Arts and Crafts threads for details

ks Mon 25-Apr-05 19:07:54

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Enid Mon 25-Apr-05 19:47:43

oh god maybe I don't need to get them anything.

its just they are really generous lovely friends and always buy the dds thoughtful sweet presents (even though they dont have kids themselves) and we...well we are hopeless, I always forget their birthdays etc and would like to take them something

cake is excellent idea, thanks

motherinferior Mon 25-Apr-05 19:50:07

Suzy's brownies.

cod Mon 25-Apr-05 19:51:19

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cod Mon 25-Apr-05 19:51:42

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motherinferior Mon 25-Apr-05 19:53:16

Get the girls to decorate a box - pick up a shoebox in a nearby shoe shop or something (you do have shops in the sticks, don't you)?

cod Mon 25-Apr-05 19:55:00

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Enid Mon 25-Apr-05 19:55:28

rofl (cake)

suzi's brownies! now thats an idea I havent made them yet, are they really really good?

Enid Mon 25-Apr-05 19:55:56

lol that is a good word (pelt)

cod Mon 25-Apr-05 19:56:03

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motherinferior Mon 25-Apr-05 19:56:15

Is the Pope a bloke?

Yes, they are.

Enid Mon 25-Apr-05 19:56:35

a bit truffly?

cod Mon 25-Apr-05 19:56:53

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Enid Mon 25-Apr-05 19:57:18

can you do a link

am trying to have conversation with cross dh about serious building matters he's getting more and mroe irritated

PrettyCandles Mon 25-Apr-05 19:59:05

There are organisations that send catalogues around Xmastime so that you can buy sustainable development things for communities abroad, like goats and standpipes. How about something like that, if they have all that they need? I can't remember the names of these organisations, but I'm sure that either other Mumsnetters will know, or that a good Googler would be able to find them.

cod Mon 25-Apr-05 19:59:28

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