Saturday, May 8, 2010

Ideas wanted

I am invited to a bridal shower where I don't know the bride at all. I need an idea for a present. I don't want to mess with a registry, because we live so far from stores and I don't want to pay shipping for online. I'm wanting to get her something that won't just be given to Goodwill eventually. I'm extra cautious about this because when a relative got married, they were not excited about registering for their wedding like I was. They didn't plan to cook a lot but they were "expected" to register for a lot of kitchen stuff. She didn't know what they were going to do with all that kitchen stuff. I don't know this bride at all and I wonder if it is the same way. Once I gave a pizza stone because I figured even if they didn't make homemade pizza on it, they could put frozen pizza on it! Please leave a comment with any ideas-I don't have time to sew something or do something crafty.


Angie said...

Isn't there anyone you can ask who knows the bride better?
What about some of Wendi's bean soup mixes? They go in the crockpot, so are easy meals even for those who don't cook (and I'm sure she wouldn't mind delivering next weekend ;) ).

Ethan, Zach, and Emma's Mom said...

My favorite thing to give for a wedding gift is a cake pan with a cake mix and a container of frosting with it, and some potholders. Everyone needs to make a cake sooner or later, and it's always nice to have more than one 9x13 pan.

Dakotapam said...

A guest book! For the longest time we kept ours in the bathroom...where people were more likely to read it and sign it... but I'm goofy that way. My good friend kept hers there...I need to get ours out and put it back in the bathroom! We have some happy memories recorded there and it could be something anyone could use!

Erin said...

A nice card and money.

You can't go wrong with that!