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Host Family Gift

swimmer10swimmer10 Registered User Posts: 16 New Member
edited June 2011 in Study Abroad
I am going away to Mexico next week, staying with a host family (I have very limited information about them, pretty much just the name of a woman and an address). Any ideas for a small gift, perhaps from my home state of Delaware, or something related to Philadelphia maybe?
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Replies to: Host Family Gift

  • Eternal IcicleEternal Icicle Registered User Posts: 513 Member
    I brought my family a small basket of local foods (pumpkin butter, huckleberry taffy, smoked salmon) and a candle. Another family I met brought out a coffee table book with pictures of Portland and Oregon that their host-student had brought 20 years before, so it must've been a hit. Perhaps something like that (obvi with a Delaware twist)?
  • gingeralelovergingeralelover Registered User Posts: 194 Junior Member
    It's always nice to bring something from your home country (in this case, state.. Delaware).
  • MillancadMillancad Registered User Posts: 5,941 Senior Member
    My sister made her French host family a quilt.
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