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MillieMummy Wed 27-Nov-13 18:53:12

Got a few parties to attend over Xmas and I'm looking for something 'different' to take other than the usual wine/flowers/chocs. Anyone got any good ideas, budget up to £15?

TheOnlyOliviaMumsnet (MNHQ) Thu 28-Nov-13 17:08:36

I snaffled this idea from elsewhere
But a small glass vase with some floral scissors and some floral wire so she can arrange the other people will have brought always goes down well ime.

AliceinWinterWonderland Thu 28-Nov-13 17:17:37

nice smelly candle? packet of posh coffee (either instant or Christmas-sy kind of ground if they have a coffee maker)?

or go for completely silly if they have a sense of humour and bring a package of Christmas loo roll or a completely kitschy little Christmas decoration. grin

Googlella Sun 01-Dec-13 18:58:35

A box of crackers?

MrsCakesPremonition Sun 01-Dec-13 19:03:51

Some lovely coffee?

I've always fancied trying Nigella's trick from one her programmes. Make a batch of homemade cinder toffee. Put it in a pretty container for your host. Eat cinder toffee on way to party. Present empty container to host.

MillieMummy Sun 01-Dec-13 22:03:51

Posh coffee is a nice one, hadn't thought of that. Thanks all.

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