Going Away Present

Discussion in Gifts & Flowers started by Liv6 • Jun 24, 2015.

  1. Liv6

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    My cousin and her two young children are moving soon as her husband has secured an incredibly well-paying job halfway across the country from where they currently live. I'm afraid that I won't see them for quite some time, maybe even for a couple of years. They're moving in August. What would be a great going-away present that the whole family could enjoy?
     
  2. Denis Hard

    Denis HardWell-Known Member

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    If I were you I'd make them a special gift. You see if you give them something which you make yourself it's always a reminder that they got that gift from their good friend. And it should be something the family sees often. IMHO, a really good gift for your cousin would be a hand-embroidered door mat.

    Or you could get something nice on etsy and add some improvements to it.
     
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    CorzhensWell-Known Member

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    I cannot relate to you because we have a different culture. However, when friends from a foreign country would leave, we give them going away present. It would either be cashew nuts or dried mango. Those 2 items are not common in the Americas and Europe so that's our usual gift to foreigner friends.
     
  4. Liv6

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    I unfortunately do not have the skill set to create a hand-embroidered door mat, and I'm sure that it would probably fall apart if I tried. :p However, I think you're right; I'll see what I can make for them. I personally have had no experience with shopping on etsy, but if all else fails, I'll probably end up purchasing something on there. Thank you!