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#1 packysmum

Posted 21 November 2012 - 12:56 PM

What do I buy my mil & sil? We have a $50 limit each. Mil doesn't drink,not into skincare or pèrfume.sil not into skincare or perfume either.just after some different ideas

#2 Tigerdog

Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:06 PM

I got my MIL a new doona cover and set of sheets, I've only ever known her to have the same one in 5 years.  I've told SIL to make sure MIL doesn't change her curtains or carpet before Christmas or they may not match!

#3 gasgirl

Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:10 PM

new bath towels, or tablecloth or something?

#4 NunSoFeral

Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:16 PM

Food Hamper type of thing - make it yourself, full of her/their favourites.
5000 piece jigsaw.
Backgammon/Chess set (if they play, bit naff if they don't)
Orchid or similar in a lovely glazed pot
Bookshop and movie vouchers
Bone China - royal d, noritake, etc - cup, plate, saucer
Tiered cake plate

#5 Becstarinator

Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:18 PM

We are going to get MIL a new handbag.

SIL (and Brother) are getting a night at the movies at home pack - DVD, popcorn, malteasers, 2 popcorn cup thingies from woolworths and hot chocolate.  They have a baby and don't get to go to the movies very often at the cinema.

#6 anna banana2

Posted 21 November 2012 - 01:40 PM

i always get my mil those fragrance pots with sticks iykwim. She loves them and has them all over her house.  one year i bought her a royal doulton one and she really loved it, she said they last for a year so just get her a replacement every year for her for xmas and she will be happy.  They are $50.

#7 carriesshoes

Posted 21 November 2012 - 07:19 PM

I've bought my SIL's a Donna Hay cookbook set each this year.

#8 Charlie & Lola

Posted 21 November 2012 - 07:31 PM

Magazine Subscription
Restaurant Voucher
Cosy Throw Rug

#9 Jjbeanz

Posted 21 November 2012 - 07:38 PM

I'm thinking a pedicure, movie tickets, hamper with things I know they use, gold pendant for a necklace or some kind of voucher

#10 Halcyon~

Posted 21 November 2012 - 07:42 PM

Envirosax bagsA nice tea set for 2A voucher for pedi

#11 (feral)epg

Posted 21 November 2012 - 07:44 PM

Concert tickets
movie tickets (esp for outdoors movies or something a bit out of the ordinary)
cooking classes
day trip on a boat
spa vouchers

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