Post # 1
We’re having our first pre-cana meeting to go over our FOCCUS (I think that’s what we’re doing anyway) and it’s with some couple from church that I’ve never met… at their house… aaaand we’re having dinner. This sounds weird! Anyway, I think I should probably bring them a gift or something but I don’t know what. They sound like they’re probably in their 50s, and all I know about them is that they’re married and religious enough that they do this kind of stuff for the church. Would wine be an okay gift? I know that us Catholics are the boozy ones (;P), but what if they don’t drink or something? Would I risk being offensive in this situation? I offered to bring something food related and she waved me off. Anyone know a good, safe, easy-to-buy-because-i’m-going-there-straight-from-work thing I could bring?
Post # 3
I think wine’s OK! Or, a cute box o’ chocolates?
Post # 4
I think wine is safe.
Alternatively a small house plant is safe, especially something like a small plant of useable basil for the kitchen.
Its tought when you know nothing much about them because everything has “potential” problems such as allergies, preferences etc.
Post # 5
Flowers! I visited my friend’s parents (overnight stay), they live in wine country and were on a diet (no candy) but flowers were perfect. I stopped into a local flowershop and picked a mixed bunch and got a vase from a craft store.
Post # 6
oooh… I like the flowers/plants idea! we actually have a mini flower shop in our cafeteria at work, so that would be a really easy solution! phew, i knew i could count on you gals…
Post # 7
i would definitely bring flowers!