100 lb. Club - ot: wedding gift

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04-05-2007, 03:05 PM
I'm looking for a wedding gift.. under $50 (budget demands it!) I want to buy a small appliance - any suggestions.

This is a second wedding for both and they have the "basics" so I'm thinking a little more off the wall


04-05-2007, 03:10 PM
Not off the wall but a rice cooker? If they drink a lot of tea/iced tea, a hot water machine is good.

04-05-2007, 03:16 PM
Little appliances that I have and love: My "mini-chopper" food processor (2 c. capacity), ice tea maker, and coffee grinder (I actually have 2, one for coffee, one for nuts and spices). I don't have one, but I'd like to get one of those submersion blenders for soups and sauces and stuff.

My dream appliance is a KitchenAid mixer, but that is way over $50. I’m putting one on my registry, I hope someone gets it for me.

04-05-2007, 03:55 PM
I got my magic bullet off ebay for under 50 bucks and love it!!

04-05-2007, 04:20 PM
Panini press? Or maybe a George Foreman type grill with lots of different plates to do different things?

What do the people like? If they are into movies, a popcorn popper would be neat - I love the old-fashioned stovetop whirley-pop machines, which sometimes come in neat gift sets - http://www.popcornpopper.com/whpopwegiset.html

This one is pretty neat too, though:

I think every home needs a good popcorn popper, but if they aren't into ice cream, what are they into? does one of them bake? Give me some interests and I'm usually pretty good with suggestions.

04-05-2007, 10:51 PM
I am with some of the other girls, I love the choppers for coffee, nuts and spices. I also am a big fan of a great mixer. Do they love smoothies?? Who doesn't? Hope this helps!

04-05-2007, 10:53 PM
BTW Mandalinn you are amazing. Congratulations on your weight loss!! You inspire me!

04-05-2007, 11:36 PM
Bread basket w/ oil dripper bottle... not neccesarily an appliance, but classy and adorable.

The popcorn maker is... a fantastic idea.

04-05-2007, 11:44 PM
Thanks guys! I'm going to target tomorrow. Maybe the popcorn maker and a romantic movie.

I knew you gals would come through :)

04-06-2007, 03:29 PM
Well I went to target and got them a smoothie machine :) Sounds so good... I should have gotten myself one too!

04-10-2007, 12:45 AM
What a great idea! I love my smoothie maker. I'm sure they'll love it!