Moving to a new neighborhood can be hard. Why not show your new neighbors a warm welcome with a gift? This will give you the perfect opportunity to formally meet and make them feel more comfortable in there new home. Here are five gift ideas that are sure to bring a smile!
There’s nothing more comforting than baked goods straight out of the oven. Get creative and make something out of the ordinary for your new neighbors like tarts, croissants, or turnovers . Make sure to provide a full list of ingredients in case your neighbors have allergies. There’s also nothing wrong with gifting a store bought meat and cheese snack tray, fruit basket, or chocolates!
For those of you who love to garden, your home grown produce is sure to be a hit! Share the bounty in a variety if you are able. You could even put together a grow kit with seeds, a tool for weeding, and a nice pair of gardening gloves. Who knows you may inspire your new neighbors to start a garden of their own!
- Fruits and Vegetables
Whether it’s a bouquet of fresh flowers or a potted plant, your neighbor will appreciate the life fresh greenery will bring to their new home. If your going for a potted plant, choose one that won’t require a lot of maintenance like succulents.You may also put together a small herb garden with mint, basil, and thyme.
- A touch of green
Plan a small meet and greet to welcome your new neighbors. This will give you an excuse to have a party and will help your new neighbors acclimate to the neighborhood. A backyard BBQ or game night are fun ways to get everyone together.
- Host a small gathering
Let’s face it, moving is exhausting so your new neighbors may not be up for preparing a meal. After all, their kitchen may still be filled with boxes! Offering a gift card to your favorite local restaurant is a nice gesture that will introduce them to local eats.
After giving your new neighbors a small gift, ask if there is anything you can do to help them get settled. Ensure your neighbors that you’ll be there for them whenever they need something.
- A gift card to a great local restaurant