No gift party for preschooler

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  1. dawnrae

    dawnrae Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We were invited to a 4 year olds birthday party & the parents have request "no gifts, please". So.... do we show up with nothing or do you think cards, balloons, etc are ok? What about gift cards?? (They are friends of our family & I know they don't like clutter & are particular with the toys they buy for their kids... )
     
  2. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    As they are friends of yours, why not call and ask one of the parents? Aside from that, take a nice card.
     
  3. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener True BYC Addict

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    Honor their request, but ask if you can bring something: Ice cream, chips, juice?
     
  4. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    How refreshing! Having a party just be about being with folks you like, spending time together, letting the kiddos play. What an amazing concept [​IMG].

    Seriously, I'd just ask them. Say "I understand you don't want gifts, but I feel awkward showing up empty handed. What would you like me to bring?" If they say nothing, honor that.
     
  5. eggbert420

    eggbert420 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would bring a gift and leave it in the car. If other people bring gifts you could pull it out and if not take it back to the store.
     
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