Choosing a gift.....

@JannaLee (660)
Philippines
August 23, 2008 4:49pm CST
Choosing a gift seems to be difficult, especially when you want things to be perfect...^^ I would like to buy something for my sister who's going to celebrate her birthday...She's miles away from me, and we haven't seen each other for quite sometime now...That's why I'm wondering as to what thing would make a great present? I wish to get her something that will make her really happy...^^ care to share some of your thoughts? ^^i would truly appreciate it...
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3 responses
@deebomb (15347)
• United States
23 Aug 08
Why not fix her a photo album of the 2 of you as you were growing up? It would let her know that you are thinking about her and remembering the good times and it would remind her of them too. It would also let her know just how much you cared.
@JannaLee (660)
• Philippines
24 Aug 08
Hello deebomb, Thank you for the response..I'm going to think about giving her an album with our hilarious and memorable pictures together..^^ I gave her a scrapbook about three years ago and I guess she liked it^^ Making another one with our pictures and some excerpts sounds good and touching...^^
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@deebomb (15347)
• United States
24 Aug 08
It would be a nice way to let her know that you miss her
• Indonesia
23 Aug 08
Janna, It would be good if you try to find out what the thing she would like to buy or need at the moment. Or what the thing she always like to have. Or, if you have enough money, give her a round-trip ticket to your place. Or just send her a small souvenirs from your place together with a video of you saying happy birthday and how much you miss her.
@JannaLee (660)
• Philippines
24 Aug 08
^^ These sounds so nice...^^ Actually I just went to a souvenir shop a while ago..I'm planning to buy her small mementos from my place and gather it in a box...with some notes I'll send it to her through Fedex...I would love to buy her a round trip ticket..unfortunately, it's quite expensive and I guess she has limited time to take a trip these days...^^ Thank you for the response..^^
@Wizzywig (7860)
23 Aug 08
I'd suggest giving her a call and just learning more about her current lifestyle if you have not been in touch for a while. Once you know someone well its easy to think of gift ideas. People on sites like this dont know anything about your sister. If you take their advice, you run the risk of upsetting her by following a suggestion which would be totally unsuitable for her. She would be hurt that you didnt know her well enough to have realised. Perhaps there is something that would bring back happy memories of your childhood together.
@JannaLee (660)
• Philippines
24 Aug 08
Thank you so much for your advice... Maybe I will give her a ring one of these days to check out on her and to keep in touch with her...We've grown together and I guess a little update from her would give me an idea as to what I should buy...^^ Thank you so much for your response..^^