(Closed) A too generous gift!

posted 10 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
1871 posts
Buzzing bee

I think you should just accept it with extreme gratitude. She knew how much she was giving you, its impolite to tell someone you can’t accept their gift (it will imply you think they don’t have enough money to give you said gift).

Post # 4
323 posts
Helper bee

I would accept it, and give her a nicer bday gift when that rolls around. It would probably make her feel bad if you refused her gift.

Post # 5
1131 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

Not accepting the gift would be very insulting and offensive. Cash the check and thank her profusely for her gratitude. I’m sure she wouldn’t have written a $200 check unless she really wanted to give it to you.


Post # 5
463 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I say accept – it would be pretty rude not too! 

Post # 6
4831 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

@redbride:  Accept with gratitude and write her a very nice heartfelt thank you note.

You are not really in a position to judge what she can and cannot afford to give you.

If you can be, it’d be nice to be a little extra generous this year at her birthday, but I wouldn’t just write her a check back of the same amount. 

Post # 7
7528 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

Accept with gratitude!  And generously gift her on her b-day.  Sounds as though she cares for you a lot!

Post # 8
3218 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

accept it, it’s very rude to return the gift. be generous on her bday to return the favor.

Post # 8
2128 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Just accept it.

I’ve found that in life, the people with the least amount of assets are usually the most generous.

Post # 9
59 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

accept and send her a very appreciative thank you! 🙂

Post # 10
381 posts
Helper bee

Accept and send her a very nice, appreciative thank you note. Remember to do the same for her when life events come up in the future!

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