50th birthday gift suggestions
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Broadway: The American Musical (2004)
Starring: Julie Andrews, John Lahr Rating: NR (Not Rated) Format: DVD ; Amazon 4.9 out of 5 stars
It is, unfortunately, out of my price range. Guess I should have qualified my request for suggestions as to price. Say, up to $20-$25 US tops. I like her a lot and all but we've never exchanged sizable gifts and I have bill to pay.
I'll look for something less expensive along the same lines.
Speaking from the receiving side, it is lovely to get something that you would never consider getting for yourself, that will last.
Now I have to start preparing for my younger brothers - coming up next year and two years after...
7> I also like the idea of something the celebrant wouldn't get herself, but I'm not sure I could hit that (or afford it).
Well, yes, it was expensive (the whole family chipped in). But if you know the recipient, maybe you can think of something she has commented on in the past, but clearly would not get for herself? I must say, I think the bookends idea is a good one - not something you would probably get for yourself, useful, and will remind you of the giver every time you go past the bookshelf.
I went for a walk in the sun without wearing my sunscreen.
I went out of town without making a reservation.
I placed my mouth directly upon a public drinking fountain, and took a sip.
I didn't bother flossing my teeth before bedtime.
I pumped my own gasoline at a self-service station.
I ate the deviled egg instead of the cauliflower with low-fat yoghurt dip.
I bought, without reading Consumer Reports, a new dryer.
I left my checking account unreconciled.
I know that the consequences could be dire,
But sometimes a woman simply has to run wild.
It is listed at $17.00. Last I knew BasBleu.com had it for $12.95 or so.