IMPORTANT! This is MoneySavingExpert's open forum - anyone can post

Please exercise caution & report any spam, illegal, offensive, racist, libellous post to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com

  • Be nice to all MoneySavers
  • All the best tips go in the MoneySavingExpert weekly email

    Plus all the new guides, deals & loopholes

  • No spam/referral links
or Login with Facebook
new hamper inspiration!
Reply
Views: 1,752
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
# 1
emg
Old 30-10-2006, 6:35 PM
Serious MoneySaving Fan
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 1,068
Smile new hamper inspiration!

Shopping in town today one shop had little 'pods' with different themes, I thought they would transfer easily to hamper ideas...

e.g. Glovebox pod: had things like handwarmer, ice scraper, tissues, mints, pen and notepad, disposable camera (in case of accidents ), windscreen wipes, plasters and sewing kit etc.

Her Overnight pod: little toiletries including toothbrush and toothpaste, knickers and socks (also did a 'His overnight pod')

Golf pod: golf socks, tees, balls and some other stuff i dont remember, dont care much for golf!

Saucy night in pod: you can probably guess the contents of this one!

I started thinking about maybe doing an Office pod for our office secret santa this year with a small stationery set, plasters, headache tablets, emergency chocolate, sewing kit and safety pins, teaspoon (never any spare teaspoons in our office!), handwipes, screen wipes, etc.

Also in millets they had gifts in a bottle. Hard to see what was in them as I only looked in the window but made me think of my friend who does hiking and how she could have a little hamper with walking socks, compass, handwarmer, blister plasters, insect bite cream, maybe a footsoak or muscle rub and an emergency mars bar (she always insists on taking these!)

Hope these ideas are helpful to someone - I think Martin might need to write another book 'Christmas on a budget' as we could easily do a whole chapter on hamper gifts!
emg is offline
Reply With Quote Report Post
The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to emg For This Useful Post: Show me >>
Reply

Bookmarks
 
 




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

 Forum Jump  

Contact Us - MoneySavingExpert.com - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 4:15 AM.

 Forum Jump  

Free MoneySaving Email

Top deals: Week of 16 April 2014

Get all this & more in MoneySavingExpert's weekly email full of guides, vouchers and Deals

GET THIS FREE WEEKLY EMAIL Full of deals, guides & it's spam free

Latest News & Blogs

Martin's Twitter Feed

profile
  • RT @MoneySavingExp: Weekly email:Free breaking bad, top shares ISA, HOT bband deal ending, 2.5% cash ISA, Tesco wine sale, £10 champers.. h?
  • RT @MoneySavingExp: Ovivo closure: MSE?s reported the mobile firm to authorities. If you?ve been affected, here?s how you can complain http?
  • Right switching off Twitter now. Going back offline. Thanks to those of both sides tweets for making it a more enjoyable watch.

Cheap Travel Money

Find the best online rate for holiday cash with MSE's TravelMoneyMax.

Find the best online rate for your holiday cash with MoneySavingExpert's TravelMoneyMax.

TuneChecker Top Albums

  • VARIOUS ARTISTSNOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL MUSIC! 87
  • VARIOUS ARTISTSFROZEN (ORIGINAL MOTION PICTURE SOUNDTRACK)
  • VARIOUS ARTISTSULTIMATE CLUB ANTHEMS

MSE's Twitter Feed

profile
Always remember anyone can post on the MSE forums, so it can be very different from our opinion.
We use Skimlinks and other affiliated links in some of our boards, for some of our users.