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Old 01-17-2019, 09:06 PM   #1
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Just for some background, my home is around 50 years old. It had the original rotary clothesline out the back. It's fair to say its nearly done. Lines replaced too many times. Anywho we were recently away on holiday and returned to a brand new clothesline. We couldn't work out who had done it. Then we found out 4 of our friends decided to upgrade our line. Free!! My wife giggled the line, it's in excess of $400. We have thanked them and they are coming for dinner tomorrow night. I'm serving them

Garlic cheesy chilly bread.
Chicken Thai salad.
Creme brle with ice cream and home made raspberry coulis.
Cheese board for later.

Have I done enough for my very good friends.?? I'm also supplying all liquor. Beer wine and spirits.

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Old 01-17-2019, 09:13 PM   #2
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How about some good Champagne to make a toast to real good friends?
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Old 01-17-2019, 09:22 PM   #3
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Sounds good. Mommy (cookieee) and I will be right over with the bubbly.

Actually, a bottle of champagne for a thank you toast is a great idea.

I'm curious; what kind of clothesline costs $400? I mean, we're talking for drying clothes, yes?
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Old 01-17-2019, 09:38 PM   #4
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The menu and Champagne sounds good but a food gift of some kind would be nice for each of the four friends to take home. Nicely wrapped baked goods? Homemade jerky? Custom spice mix or snack mix? The ideas are endless.
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Old 01-18-2019, 03:13 AM   #5
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A very nice surprise from thoughtful friends!

The food sounds great.

Maybe in addition to the food, you could offer them each a free service wash.
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Old 01-18-2019, 03:22 PM   #6
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Great ideas , yes we have champagne, about 5 bottles in stock. There's one in the fridge right now.
Bucky I'll put a pic up later of the line. I'm upstairs ATM.
Pics here of the brle and garlic butter.

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Old 01-18-2019, 03:24 PM   #7
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Brle, to be torched later.

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Old 01-18-2019, 03:28 PM   #8
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I need friends like that.
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Old 01-18-2019, 03:28 PM   #9
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As a by product of the yolks I had 5 whites leftover. Tah dah.... A pavlova. For the following night.

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Old 01-18-2019, 06:01 PM   #10
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I need friends like that.

My friend said they did it because my wife and I are always doing things to help them. Makes me feel humble. And appreciative of our good friends. I'm going to enjoy my evening.

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