Have you been invited to a party and asked to bring something?

@sharon6345 (125822)
United States
July 17, 2016 3:43pm CST
I am not sure how she will feel about me not going. It's fine that she asked me to bring a dish for the party. I will make the dish the night before and deliver it to her. I am not however going to attend the party. She knows how I am and I will not know anyone there but her. With her being social with everyone there I can't imagine me being comfortable. The party is the first week in August. Should I buy her a gift as well? Thanks.
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@garymarsh6 (14075)
• United Kingdom
17 Jul 16
What is the occasion? Shame you can't stay for the party. That is a nice and kind gesture to cook something for her!
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@sharon6345 (125822)
• United States
17 Jul 16
Her 40th birthday party.
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@garymarsh6 (14075)
• United Kingdom
17 Jul 16
@sharon6345 Easy then just bake her a cake and have the fire brigade on stand by when she lights the candles! What a gift she will love you forever!
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@sharon6345 (125822)
• United States
17 Jul 16
@garymarsh6 That would be awesome.
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@jstory07 (67126)
• Roseburg, Oregon
17 Jul 16
I would think taking a dish to the party since you are not going to attend would be enough.
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@sharon6345 (125822)
• United States
17 Jul 16
That is good thanks.
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@MALUSE (40182)
• Germany
17 Jul 16
Who is this woman? How close are you to her? Why would you take food to a party you don't attend?
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@thelme55 (14571)
• Germany
18 Jul 16
Good question. I wouldn't if I were you @sharon6345.
@sharon6345 (125822)
• United States
18 Jul 16
She is my very dear neighbor. We exchange gifts,share food and support each other in all things. I am just not familiar with anyone she know.
@Hatley (164654)
• Garden Grove, California
17 Jul 16
Is she a really good friend? may you should go as you need to get out occasionally but of course that's all up to you
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@sharon6345 (125822)
• United States
17 Jul 16
That is not going t happen as of now.
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@akalinus (15720)
• United States
17 Jul 16
A lot of times, people ask someone to bring a dish to pass or a snack to share. You are the only person that knows enough about your relationship with her whether to buy a gift or not.
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@sharon6345 (125822)
• United States
17 Jul 16
I figure a nice gift won't hurt I hope she likes perfume.
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@Blondie2222 (21809)
• United States
18 Jul 16
What kind of party is it ? I've only ever been asked to bring something if I go to like a pot luck party or if are family gets together for a cookout. I never buy gifts unless it's an actual birthday party, house warming party etc.
@sharon6345 (125822)
• United States
18 Jul 16
it's a birthday party.
@Blondie2222 (21809)
• United States
19 Jul 16
@sharon6345 you could always just get a small gift
@sharon6345 (125822)
• United States
19 Jul 16
@Blondie2222 I got her a perfume set with three scents.
@Macarrosel (7572)
• Philippines
17 Jul 16
If she is one of your best friends, you should go for it will make her upset. Just my thoughts.
@sharon6345 (125822)
• United States
17 Jul 16
No I am not her best friend at all.
@NJChicaa (40274)
• United States
17 Jul 16
I wouldn't get a gift if you aren't attending the party but that's just me.
@sharon6345 (125822)
• United States
17 Jul 16
I can understand that as well. Thanks.
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@Lolaze (3165)
• United States
17 Jul 16
I've never been asked to bring a gift, usually it's just expected to bring some food.
@sharon6345 (125822)
• United States
17 Jul 16
That is good I am buying her a gift as I know she might not get any. I am however not use to being asked to bring a dish. lol. strange right.
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@acelawrites (10962)
• Philippines
17 Jul 16
At least you will be sending a dish you cooked and it is enough even though you do not have a gift.