This Wrap Story is part of a series documenting every present I’ve wrapped since the launch of The Gifted Blog. Click here for the whole series!
A few weeks ago we drove down to San Diego. G had an academic conference, and N and I came along to make it a family getaway. Our longtime friends J & S hosted us for a couple nights.
Baachan do? (See story here on my grandma's gift giving prowess.)
Come prepared with a gift, of course! I found this awesome set of cards at Common Thread for our dog-loving hosts.
(Meet Titus, one of their two doggies.)
However, they'd just purchased a zoo membership to take us to the zoo (I knew it! So generous.). J drove an hour round-trip just to pick up the membership packet in person and give us their guest passes. We felt very taken care of.
And we had a blast! (Though we really had to goad N into smiling for the camera...j/k.)
I picked up an extra zoo map and brought it back to the house for a quick, tape-less gift wrap. (Gift wrapping nerd that I am, I had this planned this since before the trip.) I brought some wool yarn from home for an easy, non-wrinkling gift wrapping material to pair with the map. I learned these tricks from readers!
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