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What do you get the in-laws that have everything?

We have $20 to spend. WE can't do a framed picture because they are picky about decore, we can't do a gift certificate because they are crazy health buffs and don't eat out, If it's new cool and only $20 they already have it!


Asked by Anonymous at 6:42 AM on Dec. 10, 2010 in Holidays

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Answers (13)
  • You get them a reality check. I'm not trying to be a jerk but if they have EVERYTHING as you say then they don't need anything. And honestly people that have everything they want tend to be miserable on the insides and not impressed by anything one buys for them anyways!

    Answer by SweetLoveofMine at 6:51 AM on Dec. 10, 2010

  • lifetime gym has a great magazine, since you said they were health buffs, you could get them a subscription.

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 8:22 AM on Dec. 10, 2010

  • gift certs
    Every other gift gets returned. I know how you feel....

    Answer by mamacita69930 at 6:47 AM on Dec. 10, 2010

  • where to? I have no idea where they shop other than BJ's.

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 6:49 AM on Dec. 10, 2010

  • If they only shop at BJ's then get them a GC there. You could do a picture of the family and just not put it in a frame. For my parents I alwasy make a calendar of their grandkids and kids. I have been doing it since my son was little and they always love it. Lastly how about a GC for gas.

    Good Luck!

    Answer by cornflakegirl3 at 6:53 AM on Dec. 10, 2010

  • How about a twenty dollar bill? Just kidding. But really, if they have everything, already, then don't stress. My inlaws are the same. I got them a really nice ornament one year that the kids could record a greeting like "Merry Christmas, I love you!" and it only costed like 10 bucks. They liked that better than anything and treasure it. :)

    Answer by heathermarie32 at 7:02 AM on Dec. 10, 2010

  • What about gift card to a car wash, a gas station, movie theatre. Do they have any hobbies? Unframed pictures of the grandkids..

    Answer by MizLee at 7:06 AM on Dec. 10, 2010

  • Okay they both (FIL&MIL) just bought Kindles yesterday (must be nice) so I am thinking an amazon gift card...

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 7:12 AM on Dec. 10, 2010

  • Or if you know any treats they like such as nuts, coffees, teas, etc make a basket of them . We do that for friends of ours that are hard to buy for. We know what kind of coffee they like (expensive) and a few other treats they love and it makes a nice assortment.

    Answer by elizabr at 7:39 AM on Dec. 10, 2010

  • sounds like my inlaws....I dont want to get them anything! why waste dh's hard earned money on crap they wont use....sigh....I dont know what we will get them...they

    Answer by LuvMyMedic3ID at 8:10 AM on Dec. 10, 2010