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    • VintageBelle
    • By VintageBelle 9th Feb 18, 1:30 PM
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    Gift to send abroad
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    • 9th Feb 18, 1:30 PM
    Gift to send abroad 9th Feb 18 at 1:30 PM
    Hi all


    I'm trying to come up with gifts that I can send to my boyfriends mom in Romania. It's her birthday in 3 weeks and rather than just send her a card I'd like to send some small gifts. She likes little nic nacs like magnets, but then I'm stuck. She doesn't wear costume jewellery and I don't think she's really into candles or fancy toiletries. Any suggestions would be much appreciated.


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    • savvy
    • By savvy 12th Feb 18, 6:40 PM
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    • 12th Feb 18, 6:40 PM
    Hm tough one with postage costs, and personal taste, interests etc. What about some things that are unique to the UK? London gifts like a tea towel (it's practical if she doesn't like it lol), or does she like our Royals, royal wedding momentoes? I forget what we are reknowed for nowadays apart from fish and chips and the Royals lol!
    Is there anything in Romania that she likes that you could send a gift voucher for?
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    • VintageBelle
    • By VintageBelle 14th Feb 18, 12:52 PM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 12:52 PM
    It is very tricky. I did buy her a tea towel actually which I had forgotten about as I was going to take it when I next go over. I don't think she is particularly bothered by the Royals but does like us sending British things to her. I am going to London next week so could look for something. They live in quite a rural area so there isn't anywhere I could really send her a voucher for which is a shame.
    • scottishminnie
    • By scottishminnie 14th Feb 18, 3:01 PM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 3:01 PM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 3:01 PM
    If you are going to London what about popping into Harrods or Fortnum and Mason and picking up a shopping bag - something like this?

    https://www.fortnumandmason.com/t/categories/homeware/homeware-and-accessories/kitchen-and-dining/fortnums-bag-for-life

    I've taken a few to the US and they have been well received - particularly the jute ones as they are sturdy.

    https://www.harrods.com/en-gb/souvenirs/harrods-accessories/harrods-shopper-bags
    Last edited by scottishminnie; 14-02-2018 at 3:05 PM.
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    • chanie
    • By chanie 14th Feb 18, 7:51 PM
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    • 14th Feb 18, 7:51 PM
    Cath kidston has some nice accessories - shopper totes, key rings, bus pass holders and scarves. I think they make nice presents if you want to see something !!!8216;British!!!8217;.
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    • VintageBelle
    • By VintageBelle 19th Feb 18, 12:50 PM
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    • 19th Feb 18, 12:50 PM
    Thanks peeps, some lovely ideas
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