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Old 11-10-2018, 09:12 AM   #1
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holiday gifts for acquaintances

For the past two years, my mother has given the office staff at the senior center a bottle of wine ~$15. This year she wants to do something else.

This is for five people; both male and female.

I am not keen on her idea of boxes of chocolates.

I was thinking those big candied apples.

Other ideas?

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Old 11-10-2018, 09:26 AM   #2
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Is this for each individual or for the group?

little basket of hot drink fixings(coffee, tea, hot chocolate, hot cider), along with a set of mugs/cups
gift card to local mall/store/coffee shop
nice flower/holiday arrangement for the office
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Frustrating because people have different tastes when it comes to coffee/food.

I suppose a gas card would be best. No one is going to toss that away (I think).

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I used to give a bunch of $25 gift cards for the local supermarket to my mailman, newspaper deliverer, barber, and folks like that. DW likes to give gift cards for places like Panera, Starbucks, etc.
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Frustrating because people have different tastes when it comes to coffee/food.

I suppose a gas card would be best. No one is going to toss that away (I think).
Maybe she should consider gifting some variety of a multi-restaurant gift card. Kroger carries several different kinds of these, and I honestly believe that people like getting them as gifts because they can use them at whichever restaurant they like best.

Something like this, for example:
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ah!!!!!!!!!!!

supermarket !!!

excellent idea


plus I have 5% rewards with ChasePay.
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