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Gift Basket


A friend of a friend really helped me out of a jam last month. I want to get something really nice to thank him and thought a gift basket would be appropriate. I can't afford something crazy expensive but would like to give something that looks like it's expensive seeing as he hadn't helped me I probably would've had to spend a few hundred dollars otherwise. Does anyone know where I could get a really nice gift basket? Or any ideas for a really nice thank you present?
Oct 17, 2008 @ 12:41 am

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Ali de Bold

What's he like?

I think gift baskets are better for women than for men. I would do something that suits him. Is he the kind of guy that would be thrilled with a good bottle of wine or a case of his favourite beer? Is there a sporting event you can get him tickets to? Most guys I know are pretty easy going when it comes to helping their friends and won't expect a huge thank you, but something that acknowledges that you appreciate him is a good idea. A GC to a restaurant is also a nice way to go if you can afford it.
Oct 17, 2008 @ 09:59 am

create your own

I think misschickie has the right idea about a gift for a guy. However, if you think your friend would really like a gift basket, then why not put it together yourself instead of buying it. You can get a basket, some clear cellophane gift wrap sheets and a spool of ribbon from the dollar store. Then as MC suggested, throw in a bottle of wine, a few beers, a thank you card, etc. How about a gift certificate to the movie theaters? This way, you can customize the gift basket to his taste and you can probably save some money by not paying for the packaging.
Oct 17, 2008 @ 01:42 pm

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