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25/01/2013 at 12:42
My sister is getting married in June and is spending the first part of her honeymoon staying in a cottage in st Ives in Cornwall, before they go abroad for 2 weeks. I was thinking that it might be a nice idea to contact the owner of the cottage and arrange to send a gift box down to then as a suprise on their arrival, I was thinking champagne, chocolates etc? is this something you would appreciate? any other ideas of things to include?
She was very supportive when B was born so wanted to do something nice for her as a surprise
25/01/2013 at 12:47
That sounds fantastic, I would love it!
25/01/2013 at 13:00
That's a lovely idea. Champagne and chocolates would go down great.
25/01/2013 at 13:16
Lovely idea, I'd love something like that to be arranged!
25/01/2013 at 13:18
25/01/2013 at 13:27
I take it they're self catering? Then I'd arrange to have things like croissants and jam and fresh packet of coffee (or tea) put in as well so they can have a lovely breakfast on you. What a lovely idea.
25/01/2013 at 13:29
Thanks all, glad it's a good idea, wasn't sure.
Great idea cedar, they are self catering, so breakfast things would be lovely for them too
25/01/2013 at 13:53
If its possible to put it in a picnic hamper they could use that for picnics down there and have a lasting momento of the time there. I'd be tempted to ask the cottage owner if they can arrange fresh croissants, eggs etc from down there and send him the money. I love these kind of treats...very personal and wonderful x
25/01/2013 at 14:01
Good idea! The cottage owner knows its their honeymoon as they gave them £100 off the booking so hopefully they will be happy to arrange it for me. I was stuck thinking of what to get them so wanted something a bit more personal that wouldn't cost me a fortune
25/01/2013 at 16:12
SOunds like a fabulous idea - gotta get some pasties in the picnic surely!
25/01/2013 at 16:15
is there a bath in the cottage? if so how about some nice bubble bath, so they can enjoy their champagne and chocolates in the bath?
25/01/2013 at 16:59
Lovely ideas, I've just managed to get the name of the cottage out of her by saying were looking for somewhere to stay so I can find out a bit more about what is at the cottage
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