Post # 1
So, one of my BMs has been espeicially awesome in the planning of my bachelorette party. My sister is my Maid/Matron of Honor and she is lacking in the motivation/interest in much of this stuff, so my friend who lives in NYC (where it will be) took the reigns and has gone above and beyond anything I hoped for in planning the night’s fesitivities. She’s organized and researched hotels, made reservations somewhere for dinner/entertainment, planned so much, even being especially accommodating because one of my friends was recently paralyzed and is in a wheelchair- so she’s even made sure everything we do is handicap-accessible. I am SO grateful to her and I’ve thanked her a million times, but I want to do something really nice for her. Should I just get her a gift, a pair of earrings or something like that? Or does anyone have any ideas on a creative way to show my gratitude? And also, if I get only her something is that kind of rude to my MOH/other BMs, only one of whom has helped this Bridesmaid or Best Man because she works for a limo company so is arranging our transportation? The others have not done anything so I really want to show this friend my appreciation.
Thoughts, ideas, and suggestions are so very welcome!
Post # 3
I would get her something and write a sweet note. I wouldn’t advertise this to your other BM’s, but at the same time, if SHE did all the work, SHE is the one who should be recognized. Maybe even just a nice bottle of wine and some bath stuff.
or maybe you could treat her to dinner or lunch. I always feel like my girls’ time is worth a lot and feel good when they take the time to drop everything to hang out with only me.
Post # 4
I would send something to her home so she can open it in private. Perhaps a gift cert to a nice spa? or a restaurant she loves?
Post # 5
I agree that a note expressing your appreciation would be wonderful because I can tell how much you have to thank her for from your post here. No matter what else you do, that would be abousolultely necessary. I think a small gift that’s not advertised to the other BM’s would be appropriate as well. A necklace like you suggested would be perfect, or something else she likes, maybe the wine/food/desserts idea or a book. I also like giving pens or stationary, maybe some nice teas… you know what kinds of things she likes!
Your party sounds like it will be an really fun night!
Post # 6
Thanks so much for al the advice!