(Closed) Parent Gifts question

posted 4 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 2
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47206 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

gatsbymermaid:  The gifts are generally given to express your thanks not only for their support for the wedding (and that doesn’t have to mean financially) and for raising you to be the people you are.

We gave personalized gifts at my first wedding. My parents are both dead so it wasn’t an issue for my second wedding.

Post # 4
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280 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

gatsbymermaid:  I’m giving my parents each a small gift, and Fiance is giving his mother something seperately. Both gifts are more sentimental than anything else. They don’t have to be the same, but I think it’s fine if they are. Are you planning to give them the gifts at the same time?

Post # 5
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146 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: The Mansion at Valley Country Club

We are jointly giving both sets of parents the same gift. I also bought the parents separate gifts just from me. My gifts to parents are personalized for each parent but valued approximately the same. (The one for my mom might be a tad more expensive, but I was buying based on what I thought they’d like, not on price.)

Post # 6
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9527 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

we are giving separate gifts, I dont feel like I know his parents well enough to give an appropriate gift. I gave my father engraved beer glasses, I know they will be significant for him

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