Post # 1
So I guess I have a couple seperate questions.
1. How did you pick a budget for your BM/GM gifts?
2. Same for parents and inlaws gifts?
Did you get physical gifts or do something/take them somewhere? When did you give the gifts (or take them somewhere)?
I have a few ideas but will probably take a poll on those a bit later 🙂
Post # 3
I budgeted BM/GM gifts in with everything else. I don’t have a ton to spend but I’m planning some really cute stuff. You don’t have to spend the world on them!
Parents were pretty much the same. I’m getting something for my dad, my stepmom, and my FMIL. FI’s dad has not been involved in planning and I’ve only met him a few times so I don’t think we’re getting him anything.
I got my dad one of these frames from Etsy
I’m still trying to figure out what to get stepmom/FMIL
Post # 4
@Brideonabudgetlauren: I LOVE THAT!
For his parents I was thinking maybe taking them to dinner and bringing them some sort of something we haven’t made yet lol
For my parents, I wanted to do a bit more… since they are paying for the whole wedding.
Is it wrong for me to want to do something bigger for my parents when they are shelling out over 30k? and smaller for his parents (like a nice thank you) but nothing crazy because… they arent doing much.. at all? come to think of it, they’ve only made demands and have yet to help emotionally, financially, or.. physically…….. hmm.
Post # 6
@mayflowerbride13: I don’t think that’s rude. Especially if you aren’t planning on giving the parents their gifts in front of each other. I’m giving my dad and step mom their gifts, then giving FI’s mom her gift.