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« on: February 24, 2007 11:47:10 PM »

My mum is going golfing in Florida but she's really nervous about leaving me and my dad (he has severe depression) alone for a week so I wanted to make her a gift to take with her. She's easily homesick so anything with pictures etc is a no-go. I want it to be a functional gift not excess baggage, like a beach bag or something. Her and her travel buddies call themselves the "gator girls" (there was a alligator on their first trip to florida) so if that could be incorporated it'd be great.

Here's the problem though, she leaves this week so if replies could be made asap that'd be awesome.

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« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2007 04:04:39 PM »

You could maybe make a golf club cover in the shape of an alligator head (I've seen animal covers on the crochet board).

« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2007 04:53:55 PM »

I would probably get her a really nice suntan lotion and maybe some comfy flip flops. Maybe some perfume that is coconut scented or something tropical.. and put it with a UF Gator?

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« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2007 08:45:31 PM »

Yeah, maybe like a beach survival kit. Flip flops, suntan lotion, chick lit novel, and, ahem, Gator-ade, all in a bag you made yourself.
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2007 08:49:38 PM »

The most comfortable sandals in the world are Tevas, with all the straps. The straps are actually tubes, so they don't dig into your feet.
« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2007 12:21:31 PM »

Yeah, maybe like a beach survival kit. Flip flops, suntan lotion, chick lit novel, and, ahem, Gator-ade, all in a bag you made yourself.

This is what I was going to suggest, a beach or travel care package.  You could also put like sunglasses, some girly magazines, crossword puzzles, beach towel, shovel & pail?, some soothing aloe lotion if she burns easily or tanning lotion if she doesn't...  And the gatorade would be a cute touch!
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« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2007 12:23:18 PM »

I agree with the sunscreen. Maybe you could get her a hat to golf in to keep the sun out of her face. If it's plain you could dress it up with appliques or whatever.

The gatorade is a good idea!

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