(Closed) birthday gift for mother in law to be?

posted 8 years ago in Family
Post # 3
493 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 1969

Uh who is this woman, you know? What does she like/dislike? What’s her style?

Post # 4
2111 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Pjs, bath stuff, dvds, gift cards…

Post # 5
1111 posts
Bumble bee

Hrm.  Bake her a cake?  That’s what I did for BF’s mom the year I found out it was her birthday.  

Stay away from those bath and body kits, even if you know she has a soft spot for mango-peach-pear.  It’s likely that most everyone knows she likes mango-peach-pear, so she has a glut of that stuff already.  

If she likes to have an occasional cocktail, you could get her a festive wineglass.  There’s some group that does martini-glasses all painted up with a recipe on the bottom.

Post # 6
46263 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Buy her a picture frame in a style that suits her taste and/or decor, to hold a future wedding picture of her son and yourself on your wedding day.

I would even put a “RESERVED” sign in the frame and explain what it is for.


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