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pollyvonwog Aug 11, 2006 02:52 PM

Okay so i need to get my girlfriend's parents a thank you gift. They're in florida and i'm in new york so it has to be mail order, and I'm looking for something delicious (either solid or liquid) that I can send for around $50 total. Basically I'm looking for any suggesstions. I wanted to do a beer of the month thing but those seem like theyre a minimum of $80 (as 3 months is required), but like I said I'm open to anything whether food or beverage. I just don't want anything typical! thanks!

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    lockwoa RE: pollyvonwog Aug 11, 2006 03:40 PM

    I love these fruit bouquets. Something different and they are really delicious....
    www.fruitflowers.com
    great idea if there's a location near them.

    1. Robert Lauriston RE: pollyvonwog Aug 11, 2006 05:48 PM

      Most of Harry & David's stuff is nothing special, but their Royal Rivera pears are as good as fruit gets.

      http://www.harryanddavid.com/webapp/w...

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        jenhen2 RE: pollyvonwog Aug 11, 2006 06:03 PM

        I would pick a nice bottle of olive oil and a tasty vinegar. I've always wanted a good oil that comes in a wine bottle, but can't bring myself to splurge. They have nice options at www.chefsource.com.

        1. Cheese Boy RE: pollyvonwog Aug 11, 2006 06:33 PM

          These are all under $50. I think they're based out of NH, not absolutely sure. Check it out.
          http://www.gourmetgiftbaskets.com/Gif...

          or this being you're in NY:
          http://www.juniorscheesecake.com/stor...

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            cheryl_h RE: pollyvonwog Aug 11, 2006 06:48 PM

            How about a gift certificate to a nice restaurant in their area?

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              Pupster RE: pollyvonwog Aug 11, 2006 07:23 PM

              How about:
              http://www.deandeluca.com/cgi-bin/nco...
              http://www.italianwinemerchantstore.c...
              http://www.katzdeli.com/shopping/inde...
              http://www.sympathyforthekettle.com/c...
              http://shop.zabars.com/on/demandware....
              http://www.mariebelle.com/category.cf...
              http://www.payard.com/prods1.php
              http://www.juniorscheesecake.com/stor...
              http://www.amysbread.com/shop.htm
              http://www.sullivanstreetbakery.com/M...
              http://www.littlepiecompany.com/publi...

              1. Candy RE: pollyvonwog Aug 11, 2006 07:24 PM

                Or a gift certificate to a wine store in their area. Another thought is www.divinedelights.com great stuff and delicious too and soooo pretty.

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