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What are some alternatives to Birthday gifts?

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We are hosting our son's 1st birthday party and sooo excited!  The families that are invited are new friends and since we don't know them very well, I don't want them to have to buy gifts.  Plus, some of the moms work full-time and all the kiddies are under 2 years old.  Anyone have some neat ideas as alternatives to gifts (other than donations to charities - we've already thought of that one)?
asked in Kids by channylaf (3,549 points)

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I personally could never attend a party without giving a gift.  If they are too busy to shop & donating was already thought of... there's always good old cold hard cash!  Put that money right into the bank or start an RESP for your lil man!  Congrats on his 1st b-day... so special!
answered by bcpotts (7,692 points)
edited by bcpotts
Thanks!  I think we'll do the donation thing because I want to do something different and we don't need more toys!! :D

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