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50th Birthday present for lover of France
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Posted 24 April 2012 - 09:39 PM
I am hoping that someone can help me...
I am responsible for purchasing a gift for a lady at work. It is her 50th birthday.
For our Kris Kringle questions last year she said that she wanted to go to France. I was thinking of putting together a hamper of things from France. She also recently bought a kitchenaid.
I saw some Paris themed cupcake decorations the other day for $24.95 and thought that I could write out a recipe for cupcakes in French. The recipe would be for using a kitchenaid. I also thought of including the ingredients in the hamper. I have a lovely Paris themed gift box. I only have $35 to $40 to spend.
Posted 24 April 2012 - 10:05 PM
Buy her the book "The Art o French Baking" by Ginette Mathiot. It is the definitive guide to all the lovely French cakes they sell in parisien patisseries. It's only about $30 on Amazon. And with the money left over, buy her a Madeleine tin (madeleines are the quintessential French tea cake). That book plus a kitchenaid is a staple in our house!
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