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Hosting gift for Gujarati couple

What sort of "hosting" gift should I bring to an Indian (Gujarati) couple who have invited my husband and me for lunch in their new home? [more inside]
posted by angiep on Nov 19, 2014 - 8 answers

How to host a big party in a small place?

My partner and I are hosting a housewarming party and we've invited more people that I think we can accommodate. What's the best way to make sure the party goes smoothly and what are some things we can do to help things along? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 7, 2014 - 17 answers

Welcome to our company! Here, have a pony.

My office is looking for ideas on housewarming presents to welcome new employees. (Semi urgent as we have someone new starting Monday.) [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Jan 24, 2014 - 33 answers

Housewarming gifts, long-distance edition

I want to send some thoughtful gifts long distance to a sweetheart who has just moved into a tiny new apartment. [more inside]
posted by Edna Million on Sep 1, 2013 - 14 answers

a smelly situation

Our friend gave us a loathsome housewarming gift, and we are in an etiquette bind! [more inside]
posted by Aubergine on Aug 7, 2013 - 47 answers

Charitable Nest-Feathering

Are there any charities I could support whose goal is to give people kitchen linens and textiles? [more inside]
posted by EmpressCallipygos on Sep 7, 2012 - 15 answers

Not a nautical themed pashmina afghan, please.

I'm looking for a gift for someone who just bought an ancient 35-foot yacht that she intends to spend the next couple of years renovating, and then live in. I want it to be kind of a house-warming gift, but, y'know, for a boat. [more inside]
posted by lollusc on Dec 29, 2011 - 19 answers

...but you're so tough to shop for!

Help me find a good, cheap, interesting birthday/housewarming gift for a great person! [more inside]
posted by broadway bill on Aug 5, 2011 - 8 answers

Help me find a housewarming gift that I can travel with...

Help me find a housewarming gift that I can travel with... [more inside]
posted by lovableiago on May 10, 2011 - 6 answers

Housewarming Gifts For People I Don't Know

What is an appropriate housewarming gift for someone I don't know in person? [more inside]
posted by iLoveTheRain on Apr 29, 2011 - 12 answers

To make a man happy...

Someone I care for deeply is splitting up with his wife and moving into his own apartment. They have been together for 8 years, and he was married before as well, so he hasn't lived on his own very much in his adult life. I'd like to send him something incredible. [more inside]
posted by nosila on Aug 9, 2010 - 9 answers

My little sister's growing up :'(

My younger sister is moving in with her future-fiancé. How to mark this passage, and what house-warming gift to buy them? [more inside]
posted by SebastianKnight on Nov 7, 2009 - 7 answers

Kitchen madness

Two left feet and some bright kitchen gift ideas.... [more inside]
posted by puckish on Jul 29, 2009 - 11 answers

What's an appropriate housewarming gift?

I'd like ideas for a housewarming gift for my boyfriend and his aunt. I've only spoken to the aunt a few times. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 15, 2009 - 9 answers

I REALLY don't want to go the gift card route...

Help me pick an awesome housewarming gift for a first-time homebuyer. [more inside]
posted by Girl Scout of Death on Jun 23, 2009 - 20 answers

Will I have to hide my collection of "R"-rated movies if I have them over?

How should I interpret these recent interactions with my new, very-LDS neighbors in Sandy, UT? Will a housewarming party be more awkward than it's worth? [more inside]
posted by lbo on Jun 19, 2009 - 26 answers

Paging Miss Manners

What is a cool, upscale housewarming gift for successful professionals? [more inside]
posted by barrakuda on May 15, 2009 - 24 answers

Please help us make our Oscars/Housewarming Party a success!

Need help planning a themed Oscars/Housewarming Party! [more inside]
posted by iamkimiam on Jan 2, 2009 - 10 answers

Awesome Housewarming Surprise Ideas?

My bf just moved into his new apartment last week, but will be out of town for the next two weeks for the holidays. I have the keys to his place and I want to make the place a little homier while he's away, without being too overbearing. Any thoughts? [more inside]
posted by chara on Dec 19, 2008 - 34 answers

Housewarming gifts in Burlington, VT?

What recommendations do you have for a housewarming gift in Burlington, VT? [more inside]
posted by Read on Feb 25, 2008 - 7 answers

Fabulous food for a hip party?

I need recipes and ideas for appealing appetizers and cool party food for a hip get-together! [more inside]
posted by lychee on May 31, 2007 - 31 answers

Offbeat eatable housewarming gift for a friend?

I need an awesome housewarming gift for my friend that can be drop-shipped from the other side of the country. Recommendations? (posted anon because this friend reads MeFi). [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 30, 2006 - 19 answers

An evening with James Bond

I'm moving into a new apartment and am throwing a party - an Evening with James Bond - to break the new place in. (Really I just want an excuse to watch From Russia with Love and Goldeneye with friends.) What are some creative ideas for decorations/games? [more inside]
posted by tozturk on Aug 1, 2006 - 21 answers

housewarming party: a do or don't?

When is it tacky to have a housewarming party? [more inside]
posted by Lisa S on Jul 29, 2006 - 27 answers

bread and salt and wine and ...

A friend of mine is moving into a new house and I'm planning to bring her bread, salt, and wine on my first visit. Where do I find primo artisan bread in Los Angeles and what reasonably priced wine would the hive mind recommend to go with a meal of bread and salt? [more inside]
posted by rdr on Apr 18, 2006 - 17 answers

More songs about buildings and . . . more buildings

I'm putting together a care package for a friend of mine who just bought her first condo, and I'd like to include some music. My mixtape muse has fled, and I need suggestions for songs about real estate, houses, condos, mortgages - you know, the usual stuff of melodic inspiration.
posted by bibliowench on Feb 18, 2006 - 20 answers

Puja gifts

What should I do/bring for a Narayan Puja? [more inside]
posted by Gucky on Sep 26, 2005 - 9 answers

Being a New NeighborFilter

Does anyone have any suggestions for a good way to get in good with my new neighbors? [more inside]
posted by softlord on Jun 10, 2005 - 17 answers

Housewarming gift for first time home owners?

Suggestions for a housewarming gift for first time home owners? (Other than a bottle of booze or wine or candles.)
posted by sharksandwich on Sep 5, 2004 - 9 answers

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