League of Her Own

 

 

 

Gigi is one of the most thoughtful people I have ever met.  In all the years I’ve known her she never ceases to amaze me.

 

It was our good friend Kate’s birthday the other weekend. If you follow Notsopeachie on Instagram, you would’ve seen the sea wench costume I wore.  It was a pirate theme birthday not that I need an excuse to dress as a wench.

 

I enjoy buying presents for friends but I feel that it gets harder and harder every year.  I bought Kate a Pandora charm.  Some of you will be thinking, oh that’s nice a Pandora charm.  But wait till you read what Gigi got her.

 

Kate opened Gigi’s present.  It’s a picture frame and inside real flowers arranged into a pretty picture.  I said “That’s pretty Gigi where did you buy that from? She said “I made it using the flowers from Kate’s wedding bouquet”.  My reaction, WHAT THE F***.  WHERE DID YOU COME FROM?  She had dried the flowers from Kate’s wedding bouquet from a year and a half ago and made a piece of artwork with it.

Rose chose that moment to ask me what I did with my bouquet I got from being Maid of Honour at Rachel’s wedding in January.  I answered as quickly as I could “I chucked it out”.  I could feel my heart sink I felt SO horrible.  I felt like the worst friend ever.

 

One birthday Gigi made me a binded menu and when I opened it up it had three entrées, mains and desserts with pictures. My present was I got to choose an entrée, main and dessert and a day for her to come over and cook it for me.  Another birthday she burnt her finger tips making fortune cookies where she hand picked quotes especially for me.

 

She made me a shoe box full of them.  All my friends buy me wonderful gifts and I’m very lucky to have such thoughtful friends.  I think with Gigi she puts in so much time and effort with her gifts it’s very touching.

 

I think Gigi should start a business selling gift ideas for everyone who struggles to think of what to buy people especially for heart felt gifts.

 

So readers, do you have a friend who comes up with amazing gifts every time? What do you think about a company that offers gift ideas?

 

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4 thoughts on “League of Her Own”

  1. That is a fantastic business idea! She would make a fortune!! PS. You look gorgeous in the photo Chantelle.

  2. I know the ‘Amazing Gigi’, does that count? That’s gonna be an impossible gift to beat this century!

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