(Closed) What to give- couple doesn't need "stuff" or money

posted 4 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
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2809 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

do they have a charity or cause that they contribute to? maybe a charitable donation would be nice.

i also like the idea of a gift certificate for a restaurant, that way they’ll go out and enjoy a nice dinner together.

Post # 4
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825 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@MojitoMeg:  I think treating them to an experience, rather than just giving money, would be nice. Dinner at a unique restaurant? Scuba lesson? Sky diving? A couples massage? A theatre show? A concert? Something specific that they can do together and remember 🙂

Post # 5
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6361 posts
Bee Keeper

Brainstorm around unique gifts involving your special talents and/or their specialized hobbies.

Post # 6
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401 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@MojitoMeg:  I’d donate to a charity on their behalf, something they would like (we’re donating to a wounded soldier charity for a friend’s wedding, who is in the airforce).

Post # 7
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2963 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

We are specifically asking for no gifts, and we mean it – we do not want gifts! A nice card would be nice though. If you really feel obligated to give something I also like the idea of a gift certificate for a restaurant.

 

Post # 8
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3729 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I actually wouldn’t do charity unless you know it is a charity they love. Plenty of seemingly innocent charities that you love may be offensive to them. 

I would give a gift certificate to a local theater company or sports team. People love experiences and getting hockey/baseball tickets on a night of your choosing would be great.

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