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Princess Nancy
03-29-2011, 10:38 PM
BIL turns 50 in April. Dh just told me the party is Friday!
I do not have a gift (oh yeah, it is my job LOL)

Normally, I would google and order, but no time...any great ideas?

Thanks!!!

ToddyLu
03-29-2011, 10:41 PM
:)ipod or shuffle.

ToddyLu
03-29-2011, 10:42 PM
what does he like to do

ToddyLu
03-29-2011, 10:44 PM
new cooler full of fav beverage to kick off summer.

a1tinkfans
03-30-2011, 08:18 AM
Why not 50 Lottery Tickets, attached end to end (with minimal tape) to kind of "make a presentations" in a box?? What fun....

Duchie
03-30-2011, 08:56 AM
For his 50th birthday my brother thought the coolest gift ever was 50 50-cent pieces.

teacup princess
03-30-2011, 09:42 AM
For his 50th birthday my brother thought the coolest gift ever was 50 50-cent pieces

I did something like this once for a 50th anniversary. I bought 50 of those golden dollar coins (not real gold, but golden colored. I can't think of what they're called). I put them in a a decorative jar filled with golden colored sand and tied a golden ribbon on top. They liked it very much.

Princess Nancy
03-30-2011, 02:29 PM
I like these ideas!!!

My nephew (same family) waned cash for Christmas. I rolled singles up in a roll of Toilet Paper. He thought it was hilarious!

I think I see a theme emerging!!!!

Lottery tickets in the roll of tp???

mom2t
03-30-2011, 06:08 PM
I received several gifts of $50. I put them all together to help buy myself a new laptop and printer which I love.

shellyfive
03-30-2011, 06:37 PM
I've made "money" shirts before
all you need is some light cardboard and whatever amnt of money you wish to give, and then fold away-----make a standup collar, front shirt pocket and tie. Buttons I usually find pennies of the birth-year.
goodluck

ilovejack02
03-30-2011, 06:41 PM
I love the lottery ticket idea!

zachsmomie
03-30-2011, 10:20 PM
What about a collection of 50? A friend did this at a party I went to. She had 50 each of 50 different useful items. For example, 50 paperclips, 50 pennies, 50 bandaids, 50 hard candies...you get the idea.

I got my husband an AARP membership with an Over The Hill Card. But that is only for someone with a sense of humor. You can buy it online and print it out for him.