My 84 year old aunt loves to read and write notes, send cards, but she is on a fixed income and can't get out by herself.Originally Posted by cricketeen;2142767;
I find out from her daughter what books she'd like to have and I buy those and I buy or make notecards and get a selection of birthday, thinking of you cards, etc. and a roll of stamps and wrap those up for her. She loves it.
I also have bought magazine subscriptions as a gift. Then buy that months copy of the magazine and wrap it up with a note saying: this will be arriving i your mailbox for the next year.
When my aunt was able to get out more, we used to buy her movie tickets as she loved to go to the movies.
My inlaws were so hard to buy for, so I would buy my FIL a huge box of candy, usually a Whitman sampler (he loved it) and got my MIL who was diabetic but loves nuts a huge nut selection.
What about fruit? You can get citrus shipped from Florida or California
Or one of those __________ of the month clubs where they can get something sent to them every month.
I've also resorted to Swiss Colony or Hickory farms. i've found that people that have everything, need nothing, like disposable gifts, like food or tickets.
What about a pair of play tickets or concert tickets to an event coming up in their area?
My husband never wants anything and doesn't need anything. Last year I gave him tickets for Christmas to see Aerosmith and Arlo Guthrie. He LOVED it and it wasn't something else that had to be dusted or worn or whatever.
So from now on, he's getting tickets to stuff because I get to go too!