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21st birthday present ideas

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Helen in Kent

Helen in Kent Report 10 Jun 2008 14:54

Just been reading about signet eldest son will be 21 next month and we are trying to decide what to get him - for his 18th he had a posh watch.

We had thought of a personalised number plate for his car but that's all we've come up with so far so would appreciate some suggestions!

His sister can't remember what she had two years ago and neither can we! Hopeless or what??


Tina-Marie Report 10 Jun 2008 15:00

I bought my 3 premium bonds for their 21st birthdays, All three have had a windfall over the past year :o))

Helen in Kent

Helen in Kent Report 10 Jun 2008 15:03

Now that's a good idea!


Tina-Marie Report 10 Jun 2008 15:08

Don't you find that 21 year olds seem to have everything these days... where did I go wrong? lol, I'm 47 and would love half the things they have.

Good luck, hope he has a great day.

Tina x

Helen in Kent

Helen in Kent Report 10 Jun 2008 19:03

You're not kidding! When daughter was 18 we bought her pearls - we said she wouldn't want them until she got older! Son had his watch.

I think it's nice to get the sort of present that will last, hence jewellery or whatever - but I am really stumped this time.


Helen1959 Report 10 Jun 2008 19:07

my youngest is 21 in December and for her sisters 21st I brought 21 small but significant presents and put them in a box. for her to open on the day. Eldest loved it. and youngest has already said that she wants one too, Little does she know I've already started buying little things.


Helen in Kent

Helen in Kent Report 10 Jun 2008 19:10

That's nice, Helen.


Dawnieher3headaches Report 10 Jun 2008 19:58


did that for my mums 65th so then sister decided to do it for her hubbies 40th last year.

Helen havent got any ideas Im afraid only got the eldest to just about 16 so got a few years to decide lol

Helen in Kent

Helen in Kent Report 10 Jun 2008 21:39

I like the idea of an exciting day out for him, just wondered if he should have something to be able to show his grandchildren one day!!

Thank-you everyone


CATHKIN Report 10 Jun 2008 21:43

hot air ballon ride

Helen in Kent

Helen in Kent Report 11 Jun 2008 19:42

That's a good, one, too, thanks Rosalyn