Guest at Christmas

  ukpostcode 18:00 18 Dec 2011

I'm a guest at my aunts for Christmas, what should I take with me? Already have presents etc, but was thinking of wine/champagne & chocolates? Anyone have any ideas or views on what to take?

  Forum Editor 18:02 18 Dec 2011

Why don't you ask her?

That might go down far better than turning up with something she already has.

  lucky1 18:04 18 Dec 2011

Nice wee bunch of flowers would be my suggestion.

  Aitchbee 18:11 18 Dec 2011

Small houseplants are a nice option.

I split up my big YUCCA into eleven small yuccas 18 months ago.

Somebody is a-gettin' a yucca for Christmas!

  Armchair 18:22 18 Dec 2011

Toothbrush, whisky, and cigarettes.

  Forum Editor 18:22 18 Dec 2011

We are having guests for Christmas this year, and if one of them turns up with a pot-plant or a bunch of flowers I think they'll get a muted reception.

What we want - and I suspect many others feel the same way - are practical items like bottles of champagne and things we can eat.

  Aitchbee 18:30 18 Dec 2011

FE - I will have to rethink my strategy.(Christmas prezzies)

ukpostcode - plants and bottles of drink might be better!...thanks FE.

...and some sweeties.

  ukpostcode 18:54 18 Dec 2011

Well i think i will go with champagne & a decent box of chocolates. Thanks for the advice.

  lotvic 18:59 18 Dec 2011

Basket of fruit and box of crackers.

  WhiteTruckMan 19:05 18 Dec 2011

A willingness to roll up your sleeves and get stuck into the washing up usually goes down well, I think.


  badgery 19:24 18 Dec 2011

WTM ".. get stuck into the washing up.."

For Heaven's sake, I'm a man - that's not my job. God gave women small feet just so that they could get closer to the sink - so who am I to argue?

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