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#2020596 02/07/08 10:39 PM
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My MIL gave me her mothers quilts. They were not finished and needed work and I loved quilts. I never got around to doing anything with them and no longer have the space to store them.

My MIL passed away and I have been divorced for several years. I have not been in touch with my SILs recently, although we were always on good terms. I am not sure they would even be interested.

Do you think I should offer them the quilts or just do what I want with them? Somehow I am having a hard time thinking of getting rid of them .


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Absolutely offer them to the SIL and/or their children..its the right thing to do.


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No brainer....offer them the quilts. Or, send them as gifts and let them know you were thinking about them, remember them fondly, hope they are well.

It's such a good opportunity to show consideration.

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Send them as a positive gesture.

You can even include in your note that if they don't wish to keep them, you'd be happy to keep them.


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