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Lady S


Posted Tue Sep 9th, 2008 11:18pm Post subject: Gift inspiration please!
My Mum is 60 next week; whilst I pride myself on buying just the right gift for just the right person.. she, as we all do, has everything!

Any suggestions would be most appreciated


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Posted Tue Sep 9th, 2008 11:40pm Post subject: Gift inspiration please!
Do you know what organizations she cares for?

I have done it for a few birthdays and/or retirement partys for professors where we honour his/her birthday with a donation to an organization meaningful to them.

For ie, our class donated our collection to the Lung Association for my Prof who was a respiratory therapist.
It really meant alot to him and we got to help a great cause too!

Good luck! I appreciate how hard it is to shop for those not needing anything!

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Posted Wed Sep 10th, 2008 7:17pm Post subject: Gift inspiration please!
She might also enjoy something consumable. A bottle of her favorite adult beverage; fancy smelly soap; even flowers. Gifts of flowers slow way down for women of a certain age, I've noticed.

The most important thing to remember about gifting a women of mature years is to give her nothing that she'll have to dust.

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