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Thread: Looking for ideas!

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    Looking for ideas!

    I have just completed a lapquilt for my 30 something year old son in law. I am buying a book, a chunky mug and some “designer” tea to go in the package. Any other ideas that I could include? He is a stay at home dad to our precious Little E and I would like for him to feel appreciated.
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    Some extra-special cookies to enjoy with the tea, or perhaps a home-made cake?

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    Sounds nice! Maybe an arm chair caddy for the remote? I made a long one that goes under my recliner cushion, over the chair arm with a pocket on the end for the remote.

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    How kind of you to want to honour him in this special way.

    First of all, for the quilt ...
    ... a label with your personal sentiments, about what he means to you for being a SAHD!

    Some other possibilities that keep with your theme ...
    * Mug rugs for that chunky mug!
    * Book cover and/or bookmark to go with the book?
    * Ditto on the cookies and cakes .... or other treats/snacks that are his secret loves?
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    Popcorn packets?

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    If the family is within a decent distance, a coupon (or two) for child watching so that SIL could have a break or even maybe have a special time with DD.
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    Gift certificate for a night out (with the guys or with DD) ( - you 'd be the baby sitter)
    Gift certificate for a massage?
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    My first thought was a gift card to somewhere "out". He may be a stay at home dad but he is not at home all of the time!

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    The quilt alone will tell him how much he is respected and admired.

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    I think a hand written label along with the quilt would be awesome!!

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    Perhaps a quilted bookmark?

    I think your gift sounds perfect.

    Watson

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    I am all for including some cookies to go with his tea.
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