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DH is going to be fifty - does NOT want a party, so what do we do?

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PonceyMcPonce Wed 29-Dec-10 13:52:17

We cannot plan a holiday or trip as in term time.

So any ideas? He enjoys sport, so are there any big sporting events in 2011 ?

Would a nice family meal be dull? Youngest DC is five, so several courses can be a bit stressful.

Any fab ideas?

Many thanks?

Katisha Wed 29-Dec-10 13:57:33

Get a babysitter and go out a deux to a really nice restaurant.

PonceyMcPonce Wed 29-Dec-10 13:59:59

I did wonder about doing something with the children and then sneaking off without them? Maybe even overnight!!!

dessen Wed 29-Dec-10 14:00:23

Nice family celebration at home sounds super.

PonceyMcPonce Wed 29-Dec-10 14:07:45

Was worried that might be a bit mundane.

Katisha Wed 29-Dec-10 14:14:39

Well I was similar to your husband when I hit a Big Birthday - couldn't bear a thought of a party. So DH and I splashed out on a decent meal and I really liked it.
Don't know how funds are, but you could book somewhere michelin starred, to make it more of an occasion?

compo Wed 29-Dec-10 14:16:53

If you have willing babysitters and cash I'd take him away for the weekend, somewhere like Paris, Verona, new York grin

PonceyMcPonce Wed 29-Dec-10 15:31:47

Travel tricky as term time. Funds available but not unlimited.

No idea about a gift either.

So hard with grown ups.

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