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|Michael in Naples||
Excellent point, Joe. One would think you knew a Frenchman.
Joined: Dec 18, 2005
Posted to Thread #29343 at 1:26 pm on Jan 9, 2017
I love the thought but I don't love having to deal with the gift immediately.
Do not bring something that needs to be refrigerated!!!!
When my sister-in-law comes for Christmas, one of her stepkids sends an Edible Arrangement. A big one for 3 people. I have no room in the fridge for such a thing.
Everybody knows sister loves fruit...even me! I make sure there is fruit for her. I've asked them not to send this but it goes in one ear and out the other. It's easy for them. Rant over
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- 29343. ISO French themed ideas for a gift for host / hostess. Our new friends invited us to - barb_b - 12:16am on 01/08/17 (9)
- a bottle of Chartreuse for after dinner is always nice [NT] [LINK] [IMAGE] - pmassell_93 - 12:25am on 01/08/17
- Pastis? - judy-mass - 1:09am on 01/08/17
- Beautiful Coffee Table book such as: One Hundred Beautiful Towns In France [NT] [LINK] - GayR - 1:55am on 01/08/17
- I can speak from experience, the French are confused by host/hostess gifts. They expect nothing - Joe - 5:40am on 01/08/17
- Excellent point, Joe. One would think you knew a Frenchman. - Michael in Sarasota - 1:26pm on 01/09/17
- Miss Manners says the perfect hostess gift, if you must bring one, is a basket of homegrown tomatoes - Joe - 6:40pm on 01/09/17
- How about a beautiful small flower arrangement? Or something non-consumable - LisainLA - 4:31am on 01/09/17
- If flowers, count 'em. ;) It has to be an odd number; even, bad luck. - ErininNY - 2:48am on 01/14/17
- I've always heard this but I thought it was Asian. I guess it's just universal. [NT] - Michael in Sarasota - 11:43am on 01/17/17