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When going on a road trip and staying with friends, do you bring a gift for your hosts?

We are driving 1200 miles to visit my best friend for a week. We will be staying at her house and I am sure it is going to drive her husband crazy... he has never been around kids.

So I want to do something really special for them. Any suggestions?

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Asked by SleepingBeautee at 9:02 PM on Jan. 13, 2011 in Travel

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  • a nice bottle of wine or 2? movie tickets? resturant gift certs?

    Answer by rebeccadac at 9:08 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • I like to take something from where we live.

    Answer by Noosa at 9:12 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • Yes, I always do! I've done a number of different things.....I've made everyone a full breakfast/dinner with groceries I went and bought (it's nice for them to not have to feel like they need to cook all the time for company). I've bought Edible Arrangements, flowers, restaurant gift certificates, went somewhere fun - my treat (like the zoo, festival, museum, etc.). I've cleaned the house while they were still asleep or before they went to bed, I've let them go out and I watched their kids so they could have fun. I know there is more....I just can't think right now.


    Answer by banana-bear at 9:38 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • I meant *after* they went to bed.


    Answer by banana-bear at 9:50 PM on Jan. 13, 2011

  • make like a lil gift basket ..bottle of wine if you all like that and maybe some things from around where you guys are or ur best friends favorite things and something that you know her hubby will like maybe a new movie thats out if they are into movies i guess im sure whatever you pull together will be nice the thought is there and that means the most ;)

    Answer by mommi638 at 3:31 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • Always.

    Answer by tasches at 5:36 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • A gift basket.

    Answer by HomeAlone45 at 10:35 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • I'd do a gift basket with wine, gift card to a restaurant, candles, decorative soaps, etc.

    Answer by Scuba at 10:36 AM on Jan. 15, 2011

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